Members of the Palestinian leadership convened to make a statement denouncing continued airstrikes against targets in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli military, describing the bombardments as results of the Israeli machines of "killing and destruction". Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said:
The time has come, and everyone should speak loudly and speak out in the name of justice against the Israeli machines of killing and destruction.
We will go to every place to stop the offensive and to secure our legitimate rights, and we will chase all those who have committed crimes against our people, no matter how long it takes, so these crimes do not go unpunished.
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.