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Giant figures depicting German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (R), and French fashion designers Sonia Rykiel (L) and Jean-Paul Gaultier are seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Giant figures depicting German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (R), and French fashion designers Sonia Rykiel (L) and Jean-Paul Gaultier are seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A giant figure depicting a king is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A giant figure depicting a king is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Giant figures depicting German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and French fashion designer Coco Chanel are seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Giant figures depicting German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and French fashion designer Coco Chanel are seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A giant figure depicting El Diablo is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A giant figure depicting El Diablo is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Participants in fancy dress take part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Participants in fancy dress take part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Participants take part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Participants take part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A participant in fancy dress takes part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A participant in fancy dress takes part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A participant in fancy dress takes part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A participant in fancy dress takes part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A giant figure depicting Queen Elizabeth II is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

A giant figure depicting Queen Elizabeth II is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Giant figures depicting a king and a queen are seen through confetti rain during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Giant figures depicting a king and a queen are seen through confetti rain during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP

Giant figures depicting German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (R), and French fashion designers Sonia Rykiel (L) and Jean-Paul Gaultier are seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP
A giant figure depicting a king is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP
Giant figures depicting German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and French fashion designer Coco Chanel are seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP
A giant figure depicting El Diablo is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP
Participants in fancy dress take part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP
Participants take part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP
A participant in fancy dress takes part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP
A participant in fancy dress takes part in the 136th Nice Carnival parade which celebrates this year the 'Fashion King' in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The carnival runs from February 15 to February 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP
A giant figure depicting Queen Elizabeth II is seen during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP
Giant figures depicting a king and a queen are seen through confetti rain during the 136th Nice Carnival parade in Nice, southeastern France, on February 15, 2020. The Carnival takes place until February 29, 2020 on the theme 'King of Fashion'. VALERY HACHE / AFP
A judge holds a cat during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A judge holds a cat during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant poses with his cat Burny, a British longhair breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant poses with his cat Burny, a British longhair breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A judge holds a cat during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A judge holds a cat during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant wearing a protective facemask trains his cat Baxo, a Persian breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant wearing a protective facemask trains his cat Baxo, a Persian breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

Visitors wearing a protective facemask look at Mochi, a highland fold breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

Visitors wearing a protective facemask look at Mochi, a highland fold breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A man wearing a protective facemask carries his kitten on his back-pack during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A man wearing a protective facemask carries his kitten on his back-pack during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant poses with her cat Uslada, a British shorthair breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant poses with her cat Uslada, a British shorthair breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant wearing a protective facemask combs her cat Winter Sonata, a Persian breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant wearing a protective facemask combs her cat Winter Sonata, a Persian breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant sits with his cat Julian, a sphinx breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A participant sits with his cat Julian, a sphinx breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

A judge holds a cat during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
A participant poses with his cat Burny, a British longhair breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
A judge holds a cat during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
A participant wearing a protective facemask trains his cat Baxo, a Persian breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
Visitors wearing a protective facemask look at Mochi, a highland fold breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
A man wearing a protective facemask carries his kitten on his back-pack during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
A participant poses with her cat Uslada, a British shorthair breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020 amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
A participant wearing a protective facemask combs her cat Winter Sonata, a Persian breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
A participant sits with his cat Julian, a sphinx breed during Vietnam's first national cat show in Hanoi on February 16, 2020. Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP
In this photo taken on January 31, 2020, Srinivas Gowda, 28, hailing from the Dakshina Kannada district runs alongside his buffalos during 'Kambala', the traditional buffalo racing event, held at Aikala village in Dakshina Kannada district about 30 kms from Mangalore. Indian sports authorities will hold trials for a buffalo jockey dubbed as "Usain Bolt" on social media for his speed after he set a record in a traditional race, officials said February 15. Rathan Barady / AFP

In this photo taken on January 31, 2020, Srinivas Gowda, 28, hailing from the Dakshina Kannada district runs alongside his buffalos during 'Kambala', the traditional buffalo racing event, held at Aikala village in Dakshina Kannada district about 30 kms from Mangalore. Indian sports authorities will hold trials for a buffalo jockey dubbed as "Usain Bolt" on social media for his speed after he set a record in a traditional race, officials said February 15. Rathan Barady / AFP

In this photo taken on January 31, 2020, Srinivas Gowda, 28, hailing from the Dakshina Kannada district runs alongside his buffalos during 'Kambala', the traditional buffalo racing event, held at Aikala village in Dakshina Kannada district about 30 kms from Mangalore. Indian sports authorities will hold trials for a buffalo jockey dubbed as "Usain Bolt" on social media for his speed after he set a record in a traditional race, officials said February 15. Rathan Barady / AFP

In this photo taken on January 31, 2020, Srinivas Gowda, 28, hailing from the Dakshina Kannada district runs alongside his buffalos during 'Kambala', the traditional buffalo racing event, held at Aikala village in Dakshina Kannada district about 30 kms from Mangalore. Indian sports authorities will hold trials for a buffalo jockey dubbed as "Usain Bolt" on social media for his speed after he set a record in a traditional race, officials said February 15. Rathan Barady / AFP

Kambala, an annual buffalo race sport conducted at paddy fields of Kadri. (Shutterstock)

Kambala, an annual buffalo race sport conducted at paddy fields of Kadri. (Shutterstock)

Kambala, an annual buffalo race sport conducted at paddy fields of Kadri. (Shutterstock)

Kambala, an annual buffalo race sport conducted at paddy fields of Kadri. (Shutterstock)

buffalo with traditional ornament in bali during buffalo race festival. (Shutterstock)

buffalo with traditional ornament in bali during buffalo race festival. (Shutterstock)

decoration of kart in bali during buffalo race festival.  (Shutterstock)

decoration of kart in bali during buffalo race festival. (Shutterstock)

Competitors taking part in the bull taming sport of jallikattu on January 14, 2018. (Shutterstock)

Competitors taking part in the bull taming sport of jallikattu on January 14, 2018. (Shutterstock)

Kambala or Kambla is a rural sport, prominent in districts of Udupi and Mangalore in Karnataka, India. (Shutterstock)

Kambala or Kambla is a rural sport, prominent in districts of Udupi and Mangalore in Karnataka, India. (Shutterstock)

Kambala is a traditional buffalo racing event held annually between Nov and Mar at various towns and villages along coastal Karnataka, India. Clicked on 28-Jan-2012 at Katpadi, India. (Shutterstock))

Kambala is a traditional buffalo racing event held annually between Nov and Mar at various towns and villages along coastal Karnataka, India. Clicked on 28-Jan-2012 at Katpadi, India. (Shutterstock))

Kambala is a traditional buffalo racing event held annually between Nov and Mar at various towns and villages along coastal Karnataka, India. Clicked on 28-Jan-2012 at Katpadi, India.  (Shutterstock)

Kambala is a traditional buffalo racing event held annually between Nov and Mar at various towns and villages along coastal Karnataka, India. Clicked on 28-Jan-2012 at Katpadi, India. (Shutterstock)

In this photo taken on January 31, 2020, Srinivas Gowda, 28, hailing from the Dakshina Kannada district runs alongside his buffalos during 'Kambala', the traditional buffalo racing event, held at Aikala village in Dakshina Kannada district about 30 kms from Mangalore. Indian sports authorities will hold trials for a buffalo jockey dubbed as "Usain Bolt" on social media for his speed after he set a record in a traditional race, officials said February 15. Rathan Barady / AFP
In this photo taken on January 31, 2020, Srinivas Gowda, 28, hailing from the Dakshina Kannada district runs alongside his buffalos during 'Kambala', the traditional buffalo racing event, held at Aikala village in Dakshina Kannada district about 30 kms from Mangalore. Indian sports authorities will hold trials for a buffalo jockey dubbed as "Usain Bolt" on social media for his speed after he set a record in a traditional race, officials said February 15. Rathan Barady / AFP
Kambala, an annual buffalo race sport conducted at paddy fields of Kadri. (Shutterstock)
Kambala, an annual buffalo race sport conducted at paddy fields of Kadri. (Shutterstock)
buffalo with traditional ornament in bali during buffalo race festival. (Shutterstock)
decoration of kart in bali during buffalo race festival.  (Shutterstock)
Competitors taking part in the bull taming sport of jallikattu on January 14, 2018. (Shutterstock)
Kambala or Kambla is a rural sport, prominent in districts of Udupi and Mangalore in Karnataka, India. (Shutterstock)
Kambala is a traditional buffalo racing event held annually between Nov and Mar at various towns and villages along coastal Karnataka, India. Clicked on 28-Jan-2012 at Katpadi, India. (Shutterstock))
Kambala is a traditional buffalo racing event held annually between Nov and Mar at various towns and villages along coastal Karnataka, India. Clicked on 28-Jan-2012 at Katpadi, India.  (Shutterstock)
A shop employee holds up jars of a Gazan version of a world famous spread, dubbed 'Natalia', in Gaza city on February 12, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

A shop employee holds up jars of a Gazan version of a world famous spread, dubbed 'Natalia', in Gaza city on February 12, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

A worker monitors the production of wafers at al-Arees sweets factory in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip.EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

A worker monitors the production of wafers at al-Arees sweets factory in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip.EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Despite ongoing tensions, Israel and Hamas have reached a series of agreements over the past year that have slightly eased tensions. That fragile accord led to an event in December which, for a Gazan producer, could fairly be described as momentous: for the first time in years Gaza exported sweet goods.  Mohammed ABED / AFP

Despite ongoing tensions, Israel and Hamas have reached a series of agreements over the past year that have slightly eased tensions. That fragile accord led to an event in December which, for a Gazan producer, could fairly be described as momentous: for the first time in years Gaza exported sweet goods. Mohammed ABED / AFP

Workers at the al-Arees sweets factory sort a batch of chocolate-covered biscuits in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Workers at the al-Arees sweets factory sort a batch of chocolate-covered biscuits in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Workers pack chocolate bars at al-Arees factory in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Workers pack chocolate bars at al-Arees factory in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Wael al-Wadiya, chairman of Sarayo Alwadiya company, poses for a photo in front of some of the products his factory produces in Gaza City on February 4, 2020. Israel permits some vegetables and clothing to be sold abroad but not processed food.  EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Wael al-Wadiya, chairman of Sarayo Alwadiya company, poses for a photo in front of some of the products his factory produces in Gaza City on February 4, 2020. Israel permits some vegetables and clothing to be sold abroad but not processed food. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

A shop employee holds up jars of a Gazan version of a world famous spread, dubbed 'Natalia', in Gaza city on February 12, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP
Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP
A worker monitors the production of wafers at al-Arees sweets factory in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip.EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP
Despite ongoing tensions, Israel and Hamas have reached a series of agreements over the past year that have slightly eased tensions. That fragile accord led to an event in December which, for a Gazan producer, could fairly be described as momentous: for the first time in years Gaza exported sweet goods.  Mohammed ABED / AFP
Workers at the al-Arees sweets factory sort a batch of chocolate-covered biscuits in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP
Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP
Workers pack chocolate bars at al-Arees factory in Gaza City on February 5, 2020. Al-Arees's products are Gazan but their components are not, as few of the basic raw ingredients are produced in the impoverished Mediterranean coastal strip. Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP
Wael al-Wadiya, chairman of Sarayo Alwadiya company, poses for a photo in front of some of the products his factory produces in Gaza City on February 4, 2020. Israel permits some vegetables and clothing to be sold abroad but not processed food.  EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP
Israel controls all goods that enter Gaza, imposing a blockade that tightened after the tiny enclave was seized by the Islamist group Hamas in 2007. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP
A picture taken on January 12, 2020 shows a Saudi couple attending a football match at King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Jeddah. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up

A picture taken on January 12, 2020 shows a Saudi couple attending a football match at King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Jeddah. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their car window in hope of making contact with women. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis walking next to a portrait of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeo

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis walking next to a portrait of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their car window in hope of making contact with women. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their car window in hope of making contact with women. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their car window in hope of making contact with women. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their car window in hope of making contact with women. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

A picture taken on January 12, 2020 shows a Saudi couple attending a football match at King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Jeddah. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up
Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)
Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)
Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)
A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis walking next to a portrait of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeo
A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their
A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their
A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis gathering at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around Valentine's Day, but now a more open -- albeit risky -- dating culture is taking root. Pursuing relationships outside of marriage in the conservative Islamic kingdom once amounted to a death wish, and would-be Romeos resorted to pressing phone numbers up against their
Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)
Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)

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