Eight Palestinians, including six school children, were injured in Deir al-Balah following Israeli airstrikes on several locations in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning.
Israeli occupation forces arrested five Palestinians, including a released prisoner, from Qalqilya and Tulkarm governorates in the West Bank.
Israeli soldiers shot dead six Palestinians, including two boys, who were among thousands of people who thronged to the fortified Gaza Strip border on Friday as part of weekly protests launched half a year ago, Gaza health officials said.
Qatar reiterated its rejection of all steps aimed at obstructing and weakening the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), reaffirming its commitment to stand by the Palestinian people and to provide for their basic needs.
The Palestinian leadership cut off contact with the Trump administration after the US president recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December.
Children wearing chequered uniforms and backpacks thronged schools across the Palestinian territories for the first classes of the new school year.
The editorials highlighted Qatar's warning of the deterioration of humanitarian conditions in Gaza and the continued Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people.