The United Nations chief has called on Israel and Palestinian Hamas militants to prevent an escalation of hostilities in the Gaza Strip
The Secretary-General calls for an immediate de-escalation of tensions. Both sides should do everything to avoid further escalation and they must respect their obligations under international humanitarian law to ensure the protection of civilians at all times
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.