Israel's Iron Dome launcher has fired an interceptor rocket in the southern city of Ashdod. Reports suggest a pre-arranged truce for the arrival of the Egyptian Prime Minister was not adhered to.
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.