Seven Palestinians were killed in Gaza over the course of some 24 hours as Israeli strikes targeted militants and flattened buildings while sending fireballs and plumes of smoke into the sky.
The barrage of rockets triggered extensive retaliatory strikes by Israeli aircraft against Gaza that risked escalating into a wider conflict.
Israeli children returned to schools near the border which had been closed on Wednesday after the pre-dawn rocket fire from Gaza badly damaged a family home in the southern city of Beersheba.
The Israeli army said five were shot dead after breaking through the border fence and attacking an army post.
More than 60 Palestinians died in violence accompanying the inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Mahmoud Abbas bagaimanapun berjanji tidak akan kembali kepada kekerasan dan keganasan dalam apa jua keadaan.
Since its 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran has preached Israel’s destruction while backing the Lebanese militia Hezbollah and the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas.
Palestinians pressing claims against Israel have mounted stone-throwing protests that have included attempts to breach the Israeli border fence with Gaza, run by the Islamist group Hamas.
Since Gazans began holding weekly border protests on March 30, the Israeli army has killed 173 Palestinians and wounded thousands.
Relations between the US administration and the Palestinian Authority took a nosedive after Trump decided to recognise the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Israel's liaison office for Gaza, Cogat, named the Palestinian as Hani Majdalawi and said he was shot dead on Monday after shooting and throwing a grenade at soldiers.
Dozens of trucks carrying various types of goods, including fuel, has begun passing the Kerem Shalom crossing into the Palestinian enclave.
A surge in cross-border rockets and air strikes in recent weeks have prompted the United Nations and Egypt to try to broker a truce to prevent another all-out conflict.
Palestinian officials said three people were killed: a member of the Islamist Hamas group, a pregnant woman, and her 18-month-old child with five civilians wounded.
A Palestinian was killed in northern Gaza, while at least six were wounded in raids aimed targeting sites across the strip.
Hamas' Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades confirmed the incident as Palestinian sources said it was a drone strike, while the Israeli statement said it was tank fire.
The protests are calling for Palestinians to be able to return to the land they or their families fled during the 1948 war surrounding the creation of Israel.
Gaza has seen a surge in tensions since Palestinians launched weekly border protests on March 30, drawing Israeli army fire that has killed at least 157 people.
Israel says its naval blockade of Gaza is intended to prevent weapons from reaching militant groups.
Police are trying to determine if the suspects are still in the country.
The three men were killed by Israeli artillery fire targeting a Hamas military base near the border east of Gaza City.
Israeli officials did not immediately comment on the announcement but an army spokeswoman said that in the early hours of Saturday, there was no known military activity in the Gaza Strip.
Ebru Özkan was hit by charges of smuggling money and packages to Hamas.
The projectiles, which Israeli media said included rockets, caused no casualties or damage.