Donations by world nations to rebuild Gaza Strip fall short of pledges, bank says, adding that Israeli restrictions also hinder Palestinian economy.
Prime minister commits to more hours of electricity, gas pipeline into strip.
Cargo includes regular humanitarian equipment and food products, along with 1,000 bicycles for Palestinian children, Turkish official says.
'Palestinian governments in both Gaza and the West Bank are arresting and even physically abusing activists and journalists who express criticism on important public issues,' Human Rights Watch says.
The Palestinian Education Ministry says books in math and science are still awaiting Israeli approval, meaning half a million students in the Gaza Strip will start the school year without them.
Western diplomats told Haaretz this week that there was growing anger at Israel's 'lack of cooperation' over the case of World Vision in Gaza's alleged siphoning of funds to Hamas.
Foreign Ministry says Israel was surprised by UN's claim that Wahid Bursh is entitled to diplomatic immunity, calling it 'baseless.'
Diplomats say Israel is more interested in creating 'public diplomacy buzz' than resolving case of World Vision's Mohammed El Halabi, whom Israel accuses of diverting millions of dollars to Islamist group in Gaza.
Wahid Bursh, a 38-year-old from Gaza, allegedly abused his power to help Hamas attain arms, Shin Bet says, in second case of aid worker allegedly helping Gaza group.
Presentation of the charges as a given fact, against the employee of an international aid organization, for passing funds to Hamas, raises suspicions that the goal is to weaken voices critical of Israel.