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Report: Israel and Hamas agree ceasefire 'in principle'

A ceasefire has been agreed between Israel and Hamas "in principle", Israel's Channel Two television said, citing an unnamed Israeli official.

Read: Israeli TV says 'all parties agree to Gaza ceasefire'

The report, which has not been confirmed by either the Israeli military or Hamas, said the sides had not agreed on how long the truce would last, but that the reported deal had been brokered by Egypt.

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Israeli army video shows ground and air attacks in Gaza

The Israeli army released video showing a range of ground and air attacks they have carried out in Gaza over the past 24 hours, on what they say are "Hamas targets".

Read: Israeli bombardment flattens buildings across Gaza

The targets included the home and office of a Hamas leader, as well as two television stations, the army said.

Hamas said its broadcast outlets Al-Asqa TV and Al-Aqsa Radio where hit by Israeli airstrikes, which health officials say have killed more than 100 people today alone.

More than 1,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and some 50 Israelis have been killed since the violence began nearly three weeks ago.

More: Funerals held for Palestinians following bombardment

Israeli bombardment flattens buildings across Gaza

A Palestinian man reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza.
A Palestinian man reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza. Credit: Reuters

In what health officials in Palestine have called the heaviest day of bombardments from Israel yet, buildings across Gaza have been flattened and at least 100 people have been killed.

Read: Health officials say at least 100 Palestinians killed in Gaza today

A Palestinian man searches for victims under the rubble of a house in Rafah, in the southern Gaza strip.
A Palestinian man searches for victims under the rubble of a house in Rafah, in the southern Gaza strip. Credit: Reuters

The Israeli military intensified attacks after 10 Israeli soldiers died in cross border attacks yesterday, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a long conflict.

Watch: Israeli military says 'we have no choice' but to attack Hamas

A Palestinian man reacts as people search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said as destroyed by an Israeli airstrike.
A Palestinian man reacts as people search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said as destroyed by an Israeli airstrike. Credit: Reuters

Watch: Huge explosions in Gaza as Israel escalates offensive

Huge explosions in Gaza as Israel escalates offensive

Huge explosions have been seen across the skyline in Gaza this afternoon, as the Israeli military continued to escalate its air, sea, and land campaign.

Health officials in Gaza said at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in airstrikes and tank shelling today.

Read: At least 100 Palestinians killed in Gaza today

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Health official: At least 100 Palestinians died today

At least 100 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air strikes and shelling today, a Palestinian health official claimed.

Smoke rises in the central Gaza Strip this morning.
Smoke rises in the central Gaza Strip this morning. Credit: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

The Palestinian death toll in more than three weeks of unrest has surpassed 1,100, Ashraf al-Kidra added.

Israel has said 53 of its soldiers and two civilians have died in total.

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