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At least 40 Palestinians have been killed today by Israeli shelling today along with two soldiers as the ceasefire quickly unraveled.
Israel and Hamas accused each other of breaking the cease-fire, took effect at 8:00 am local time this morning. Fighting broke out less than two hours later.
As fighting raged on, resident of Rafah fled their homes and ran for cover, whilst Rafah hospital was inundated with injured civilians, including children.
The US Secretary of State John Kerry says the international community must "redouble its efforts" to end tunnel and rocket attacks by Hamas.
Teenage weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalha has been stripped of her gold medal, according to Rob Harris, a sports reporter for The Associated Press.
Chika Amalaha's positive test is only known 1 of the Commonwealth Games so far. The 16yo Nigerian weightlifter's gold medal removed from her
The US State Department has condemned the killing and apparent "kidnapping" of an Israeli soldier, calling it an "outrageous violation of the ceasefire" in Gaza.
Unicef said a quarter of Gaza's population has now been displaced by the ongoing violence between the Israeli military and Hamas militants.
Gaza officials say at least 1,509 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed and 7,000 wounded.
Sixty-three Israeli soldiers have been killed and more than 400 hurt. Three civilians have been killed by Palestinian rockets in Israel.
The quick breakdown of the ceasefire in Gaza is "extremely depressing," according to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, but he said that ending suffering remained the top priority.
He said: "Diplomacy is never dead. We have always got to keep trying but it is obviously extremely depressing that this ceasefire that we've all worked so hard to get broke down so quickly."
The Foreign Office has no information to suggest that an Israeli soldier feared to have been abducted by Hamas is a British citizen, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.
The Israeli soldier apparently captured by Hamas militants this morning is not a UK dual citizen, according to the Reuters reporter in the region Dan Williams.
Earlier reports from Channel 4 News claimed Hadar Goldin was the British-Israeli cousin of Israel's defence minister.
Official word is pending, but so far British sources indicate the Israeli army officer believed captured in Gaza is not a dual UK citizen.
Captured Israeli officer's father asks the army to "turn over every stone" in Gaza to retrieve him.
US entrepreneur Donald Trump has sparked outcry on Twitter by suggesting that the US patients who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, should remain in the West African nation for treatment.
Stop the EBOLA patients from entering the U.S. Treat them, at the highest level, over there. THE UNITED STATES HAS ENOUGH PROBLEMS!
Within minutes of the inflammatory tweet, dozens of people criticised the American business tycoon.
@realdonaldtrump Donald, you and some of your petrified followers should really have researched all of this before speaking up.
@realdonaldtrump what if it were one of your family members?
However, some appeared to agree with the former presidential candidate and outspoken critic of President Barack Obama.