Jul 29, 2014 — Israel broadened its bombing campaign on Tuesday, bringing the Palestinian death toll above 1,200. Brief hope for a cease-fire was quickly dashed.
Jul 29, 2014 — Benjamin Netanyahu called the operation in Gaza justified and asked Israeli citizens to prepare for a long conflict.
Jul 28, 2014 — Despite a demand from the United Nations Security Council for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, fighting continued in Gaza, where the death toll has surpassed 1,000.
Jul 27, 2014 — A proposed 24-hour extension to Saturday's humanitarian cease-fire didn't last past Sunday morning. Hamas, which rejected that truce, says it is now willing to accept a new cease-fire.
Jul 26, 2014 — Israel's Cabinet has agreed to an additional 24 hours of a humanitarian cease-fire. Hamas however has said any cease-fire that does not include withdrawal is unacceptable.
Jul 24, 2014 — For the first time since Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration is allowing flights to Israel. The death toll in Gaza has now surpassed 700.
Jul 23, 2014 — Israel says the recent killing of a Palestinian teenager was an act of terror and his family is eligible for state benefits. This doesn't sit well with one group that assists Jewish victims of terror.
Jul 23, 2014 — In an interview with NPR, Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken endorsed Israel's demand that before the conflict ends, Gaza must be demilitarized. It's a demand Hamas is unlikely to agree to.
Jul 23, 2014 — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were in Israel meeting with leaders, attempting to broker a cease-fire.
Jul 23, 2014 — The West Bank and Gaza are less than 40 miles apart, and many Palestinians have ties to both places. Yet the current fighting has made it even harder than usual to stay in touch, let alone visit.