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.
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.
Israeli forces struck two United Nations schools in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing at least 34 people, as international call for an immediate cease-fire grew.
Only three civilian fatalities to date, but a climate of fear pervades Israel's southern communities.
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