The U.N. and Red Cross criticized Israel for imperiling relief workers and restricting the delivery of aid throughout the Gaza Strip.
The UN Security Council resolution calls for an 'immediate ceasefire,' followed by an Israeli withdrawal from Gaza, amid warnings about a worsening humanitarian situation.
Readers write about why President Bush may not be given a lot of credit, the need for Nicaragua to work with international donors, and how the time has come for compassion in Gaza.
It's war. Victory requires a superior military advantage.
Concerns about Islamist threat have influenced traditionally pro-Arab Europe's view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Hamas and Israel say they are weighing an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire as international calls to end the conflict mount.
MI5 head Jonathan Evans said Wednesday prosecutions have reduced risk. But Europe's siding with Israel on Gaza may incite European Muslims to hostility.