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UN school in Gaza hit by shelling for second time

A United Nations school sheltering people who have fled Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has been hit by shelling from Israeli shelling, the UN said.

Fighting has now been raging for 16 days and has left more than 650 dead.

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Israel to expand ground operations in Gaza

Israel defence forces have announced they are expanding ground operations in Gaza.

The military said it was sending more troops into the region as they bid to "strike a significant blow to Hamas' terror capabilities so that the citizens of Israel can live in safety and security".

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