US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Hamas to seek peace negotiations based on an Egyptian truce proposal that the militant group previously rejected.
Following a meeting with Egypt's president, Kerry said he had constructive talks with top Egyptian officials in a bid to end fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
Kerry said he would keep working towards a ceasefire in coming days.
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.