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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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Egypt may amend Gaza truce to accommodate Hamas

Egypt may be willing to amend its truce proposals to end the fighting in Gaza in order to accommodate the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which had rejected its initial terms, according to Reuters.

"Egypt does not mind adding some of Hamas's conditions provided that all involved parties approve," a senior Egyptian official said.

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