Jerusalem — On Wednesday, Israel linked any assistance it might offer for the Gaza Strip’s efforts against coronavirus to progress in its attempt to recover two Israeli soldiers lost during the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave.

Blockaded and impoverished, Islamist Hamas-ruled Gaza has reported 12 Covid-19 cases and authorities worry that local health facilities — with just 96 ventilators for a population of 2-million — are insufficient to contain a contagion...

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