Israel carried out its first airstrike on the Gaza Strip in months early on Tuesday, in response to a rocket allegedly fired from the Palestinian enclave after a weekend of violence around a Jerusalem holy site.
The army also said its special forces had made five arrests overnight in the occupied West Bank, which has seen a string of deadly Israeli raids since an uptick in attacks and demonstrations four weeks ago.
Tensions have focused on the highly contested Al Aqsa mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Israeli-annexed Old City.
Palestinian worshippers gathering there for Ramazan prayers have been outraged by visits by religious Jews under heavy Israeli police protection — as well as restrictions on their own access.
Jews are allowed to visit the site at certain times but prohibited from praying there.
The violence, coinciding with the Jewish Passover festival as well as the Muslim holy month, has sparked fears of a repeat of last year's events,