The Obama administration will not leverage arms transfers to Israel to bring about a cease-fire, the top Pentagon spokesman said.
Some 2,500 people rallied at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro for peace in Israel and the Middle East.
U.S. “appalled” by “disgraceful shelling” outside a U.N. school in Gaza. State Department urges Israel to avoid civilian casualties.11
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned a deadly attack on a Gaza school on Sunday as a “moral outrage and a criminal act” and demanded those responsible for the “gross violation of international humanitarian law” be held accountable.
An escape tunnel was discovered in the bathroom of Palestinian prisoners in an Israeli prison.
Thousands attended the funeral of Lt. Hadar Goldin, killed in action in Gaza, in the military section of the Kfar Sava cemetery on Sunday.
The Sydney Morning Herald apologized “unreservedly” for publishing a cartoon that Jewish leaders called “crudely anti-Semitic.”
Israel Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon tweeted out condolences to the family of Hadar Goldin, the IDF solider who was killed in action on Friday.
The Israel Defense Forces has withdrawn most of its troops from Gaza to areas around the border, Israeli media reported.
Israeli intelligence eavesdropped on telephone conversations made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, Der Spiegel reported.3
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