Hamas, Israel agree on truce in Gaza

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"Everyday life in besieged Gaza is shaped by Israeli policy", IMEU added, posting a video compilation that captures the living conditions of millions of the almost two million people living in the occupied Gaza Strip.

The West Bank only gets around three-quarters of the power its 3 million people need, imported mostly from Israel and, to a far lesser extent, Jordan.

There was no immediate comment from Israeli officials.

Gaza's Health Ministry said Abdullah al-Qutati, 26, was shot and killed and 70 others were wounded by live fire as thousands protested at the border Friday evening.

Twenty-four of the slain protesters were minors, the ministry has said.

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Israel's latest bombing campaign in Gaza comes just weeks after Israeli F-16s carried out "wide-scale" airstrikes throughout the occupied territory.

"I rented this house to civilians and I'm surprised that this house was bombed", said Abdul Al-Hakeem Abu Amra, the owner of the house where the woman and child were killed. A auto parked nearby was smashed. The military said that the Iron Dome aerial defense system intercepted at least 30 rockets and the majority landed in open areas. "Following a security assessment", residents can resume their daily routine, the military said.

The third and fourth paragraphs detail the Palestinian rocket attacks and the Israeli air strikes, respectively, but still do not indicate that the latter were in response to the former.

The Gaza-based human rights group Al Mezan condemned "the military's targeting of civilians and civilian property, and the unnecessary harm and trauma caused to the population in Gaza".

The head of the Egyptian community in Gaza Adel Abd Al- Rahman said that the destroyed cultural center "serves thousands of of Palestinian mothers and was destroyed in a brutal and bad way".

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Efforts continued during the day to contain the tension in Gaza and prevent a break of a new war.

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, has appealed to the Secretary General of the United Nations and the Security Council to condemn Hamas for the unprovoked terrorist attack on Israel's southern communities in the past twenty-four hours. "The escalating violence once again reveals the urgent need to work for a political solution in Gaza and to solve the humanitarian crisis in the Strip", added the statement.

Moreover, the source stressed that coordination with the International Community to provide the necessary support for the establishment of development projects that would interest Palestinians and provide a safe environment that guarantees a continuous development in Palestine.

The exchanges, which began on Wednesday, have stayed within familiar parameters. Hamas said two of its fighters were killed after taking part in a gunfire parade inside a militant camp.

The official, at a command centre used by armed groups in Gaza, said they had been "responding to crimes" by Israel - a reference to the killing on Tuesday, in disputed circumstances, of two Hamas gunmen. "The Prime Minister and Defence Minister have instructed the IDF (Israel Defence Forces) to prepare for all possibilities", an Israeli official said. On the micro level, Kershner notes that military said that one specific strike "hit a vehicle that it said was carrying a squad that had just launched a rocket at Israeli territory".

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Recall that the protests in the Gaza escalated after the US decision to move the Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The headline also is flawed by a murky portrayal of events: "Clashes Between Israel and Gaza". Reuters TV footage showed plumes of smoke blackening the sky at one area of the border after Palestinians set tires ablaze, and tear gas canisters fired by Israeli soldiers.

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