Israel's latest attack on Gaza was characterized as the largest escalation since 2014, when Israel killed more than 2,000 Palestinians in a seven-week military operation.
Israel's military reported seven civilians wounded.
Today's article by Isabel Kershner ("Renewed Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Interrupt Talk of Cease-Fire") fails to report the chronology of events, and erased cause and effect, by telling readers in its opening paragraph that Israel and Hamas spent the night "trading" attacks, as if discussing a simultaneous transaction: "Talk of a long-term cease-fire between Israel and the Hamas rulers of Gaza was abruptly interrupted by cross-border fire late Wednesday and early Thursday as the Israeli military traded blows with Palestinian militants, the latest in a series of recent sharp clashes".
If confirmed, it would be the third such indirect truce agreement between Hamas and Israel in a month, with tensions remaining high.
Smoke plumes rise following an Israeli air strike on Gaza City, Aug. 8, 2018.
The Said al-Mishal Cultural Center building destroyed in this week's Israeli air strikes in the west of Gaza City.
Israeli aircraft struck more than 150 targets in Gaza overnight and Palestinian militants fired scores of rockets, including a long-range missile deep into Israel, escalating fighting despite talks on a truce to avert an all-out conflict.
At least 18 Palestinians were wounded Thursday as Israel struck a building in central Gaza City, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said, after hours of relative calm.
In nearby Israeli communities, residents were sent scrambling to bomb shelters.
"Everyday life in besieged Gaza is shaped by Israeli policy", IMEU added, posting a video compilation that captures the living conditions of millions of the almost two million people living in the occupied Gaza Strip. The ministry said Khammash was also pregnant.
US imposes sanctions on Russia for nerve agent attack in UK
Russia's financial stability assessments from the independent global observers highlight risks and further slowdown in growth. In response they announced another round of sanctions targeting Russian Federation , which will take effect within two weeks.
Palestinian leaders in Israel petition High Court over nation-state law
Almost 50,000 Israelis, lead by Druze leadership, took to the streets Saturday to protest the law in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square . It announces the country as a nation state of the Jewish people and makes Hebrew the country's national language.
Egypt says it supports Saudi Arabia in rights row with Canada
The Middle Eastern nation has also frozen all new trade and investment with Canada, according to the Saudi Press Agency. But the country's reactions don't stop there. "The only people buying oil from Saudi Arabia would be Irving".
The flare-up, however, will distract from finding a more lasting solution to Gaza's long term economic problems, he said.
The health ministry added that around 12 Palestinians were injured, two critically, and were transferred to the hospital for treatment.
"Let's not forget that Hamas bears ultimate responsibility for the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza", Nauert said.
"Bayan was sleeping with her mother and father".
"What I can say is that we targeted by definition only military targets that were clearly used by Hamas where there was an active presence of Hamas and nothing else", he told journalists. The military said it intercepted some 25 rockets, while most of the others landed in open areas.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas called on the worldwide community to "immediately and urgently intervene".
Mladenov warned that "if the current escalation however is not contained immediately, the situation can rapidly deteriorate with devastating consequences for all people".
Protesters demand the "right of return" to their homes and villages in historical Palestine, from which they were driven in 1948 to make way for the new state of Israel.
After the BBC published a headline that read, "Israeli air strikes "kill woman and a toddler, '" the Israeli Foreign Ministry issued a formal complaint to the British outlet, and it ultimately changed the headline to, "Gaza air strikes 'kill woman and child" after rockets hit Israel".
After a sleepless night for residents of Gaza and nearby Israeli communities on Wednesday, there was little respite on Thursday morning.