Israel's military chief of staff says the country's armed forces will continue expanding operations in Gaza "as needed", as the overall death toll from two weeks of fighting passes 300.
Palestinian officials said 65 Palestinians, at least 15 of them under the age of 18, have been killed since Israel sent ground forces into the densely populated enclave of 1.8 million Palestinians on Thursday.
During that time, more than 135 rockets have been fired from Gaza, though many were shot down by Israel's Iron Dome missile-defense shield, including some over the country's commercial capital Tel Aviv, causing no casualties.
The [current] state of emergency will continue in the following days, but during this time, the Israeli Home Front is conducting itself accordingly, the IDF is going in, expanding, and intensifying [its operations], doing what needs to be done. I am convinced that despite any difficulties, the upper hand is ours, and it shall continue [to be ours].
In between the bandages, I could see the soreness of Randa’s skin. Her eyes stare out at a world which has been brutal to her.
An Israeli student has started an online campaign in an attempt to encourage respect between Jews and Arabs.
A BBC Arabic reporter was set upon by an angry Israeli bystander in the middle of a live broadcast on the situation in Gaza.