Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh told a Cabinet meeting that 82% of cases in the West Bank were linked to weddings and funerals.
As a Pakistani reporter covering U.S. foreign policy, I worried about writing on Palestine and Israel — until visiting gave me an empathy stronger than my fear.
The president's plan calls for the creation of a Palestinian state but leaves sizable chunks of the occupied West Bank in Israeli hands.
The Palestinians have already rejected the proposal, accusing Trump of being biased in favor of Israel.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility in Gaza.
The secretary of state said the U.S. no longer considers the expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law.
The incident threatened to unleash a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.
Israel initially would not allow her and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) entry, but later reversed its decision for Tlaib, who intended to visit her grandmother.
The Democratic congresswoman from Michigan wrote a letter requesting entry to see her elderly grandmother.
The Israeli military said militants fired over 600 rockets into Israel, and Israeli forces launched 260 airstrikes against targets in Gaza.