Qatar's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, has said that Israel's attack on Gaza "should not pass without a punishment", Reuters news agency reports.
I condemn in the name of Qatar... This filthy crime must not pass without a punishment.
The UN Security Council must shoulder its responsibilities in preserving peace and security in the world."
Today's bombing in Tel Aviv is reminiscent of six years ago and could mark a serious escalation in the conflict.
A truce in Gaza suits all sides but none of the groups seem interested in a long-lasting solution.
A complex system of air defences has been instrumental in protecting Israel's population from incoming rockets.