Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country "has nothing against Palestinian civilians."
"We are very sorry for each and every civilian that was killed or hurt in Gaza," Netanyahu said in a televised statement.
The Prime Minister said Israel will continue in its mission to destroy Hamas tunnels from Gaza to prevent attacks on Israeli citizens.
There have been two days of quiet in Gaza. No rockets or missiles, no more destroyed houses, no more ambulance sirens screaming.
A three-year-old girl has been rescued from Gaza and brought to London for life-saving heart surgery.
A small team of NHS doctors and surgeons is travel to Gaza to set up facilities and establish how best to use specialists and equipment.