Gaza officials report the Palestinian death toll has topped 125 with more than 920 wounded by Israeli airstrikes. On Saturday, an airstrike targeting Hamas hit a mosque and a center for the disabled.
Hamas's popularity is soaring with every rocket launch, but some Palestinians say they are bringing destruction upon Gaza for their own political interests.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters Friday he has spoken with various world leaders about the Israeli military operation against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
The exchange of Hamas rockets and Israeli missiles began on July 8. A look at a few telling metrics, which only begin to shed light on the conflict.
A survey of Israeli and Palestinian media coverage of the ongoing conflict reveals a lack of acknowledgement of the other side's suffering.
An estimated 20 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes overnight. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned the situation could 'quickly get out of control.'
A recent United Nations report, still classified, confirms that Iran is implicated in exporting longer-range missiles to the region, such as the M-302 rockets launched from Gaza.
Hamas rockets have become more accurate and powerful, reaching well into Israel's economic and population centers. But Israel's Iron Dome defense system has so far been able to deflect them.
A rocket reached the Israeli city of Hadera overnight, the furthest a rocket fired from Gaza has ever reached. Concerns about an Israeli ground invasion are growing.
Israel launched airstrikes on militants' homes and called up 40,000 reservists amid a dramatic increase in rockets from Gaza, for which Hamas claimed responsibility.