The only change on the ground under the current cease-fire is the doubling of the fishing zone to six miles. But the daily catch is already less than half what it was last week.
Hamas has seen a short-term surge in support from Palestinians following its recent war with Israel. But with the massive needs of the Gaza Strip still to be met, support may falter.
The Israel-Gaza cease-fire agreed yesterday appears to be holding. Many in Israel are optimistic they're going to get the support of Arab states in weakening Hamas.
An agreement to stop the fighting was apparently reached in Cairo. But there are differences between the claims that Hamas and Israel are making for the contents of the agreement.
The Israeli government has been working hard to convince the world that Hamas and the Islamic State, the jihadi group in Iraq and Syria, are cut from the same cloth.
Israel killed 3 senior Hamas commanders in Gaza today. But the movement's demand for an end to Israel's blockade as the price of peace still stands.
The possible capture of an Israeli soldier by Hamas has dialed up the intensity of the fight over Gaza. But some say the cycle of periodic bloodshed can be broken.
Double shifts and contingency plans are kicking into gear as many key tech players get called to southern Israel to fight in Gaza.
The IDF is bombing the southern Gaza Strip after a soldier went missing this morning in a clash with Hamas militants. Captured Israeli soldiers can give Hamas significant leverage.
Hamas soldiers have infiltrated Israel four times since the latest conflict began. Evidence of still functioning tunnels indicates Israel's Gaza offensive isn't close to being over.
Behind Gulf States' opposition to Iran's nuclear program is fear that after decades of international isolation and US animosity, Iran could be coming in from the cold.
Palestinian protests are growing in the West Bank, with many seeing more hope in Hamas's resistance model than in PA President Abbas's negotiations with Israel.
Hamas fighters are using weapons and tactics not seen in the 2009 war that mimic those of the more powerful militant group Hezbollah in Lebanon.
The suspension of nearly all foreign flights to Israel came after a rocket landed near Ben Gurion Airport, possibly giving Hamas leverage in any negotiated end to the conflict.
Twenty-eight soldiers have been killed just four days into the Gaza ground incursion – almost triple the number killed in Israel's last Gaza campaign.
Israel's insistence that its military offensive in Gaza is justified by the threat from Hamas may be undercut by the weekend's spike in civilian deaths and graphic scenes of suffering.
For years, Israel has considered rocket fire from Gaza to be the largest security threat. But now the Jewish state is more worried about what's going on below.
While Hamas has built an extensive network of underground tunnels and bunkers since 2009, it hasn't built infrastructure for protecting civilians.
The Israeli prime minister and Palestinian Authority president have both argued for restraint – and are paying the price.
If I wanted to get my friend his gift, I needed negotiation skills.