The seven killed today brings to 25 the number of Israeli soldiers lost since Saturday and that's a lot for them. Several of those soldiers were buried after funerals here today.
The Israeli incursion into Gaza has evolved into a ground war which, of course, Hamas is getting to fight on home turf.
The battle, I think, is developing a dangerous dynamic of its own and that will be hard to stop.
Several Arab countries and the Americans are trying to thrash out some sort of framework for a deal. The difficulty is that while the Israelis will exchange quiet-for-quiet, Hamas will not.
They have pre-conditions for a ceasefire, which the Israelis will not sign up to. They're worried that any concessions will be construed by Hamas as a victory, so the war goes on.
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.