Israel hit targets in Gaza for the fourth day in a row, while Palestinian militants responded with more rockets aimed at Israel. In Cairo, diplomats from the region gathered in a bid to negotiate a truce.
Gazans had a mixed reaction to a landmark reconciliation deal signed between rival factions Fatah and Hamas, paving the way to one Palestine under the umbrella of a unity government.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he has to choose between peace with Israel or Hamas. It comes after Hamas and Fatah agreed to a unity government.
Israel has announced that it is suspending peace talks with the Palestinians after a deal between Fatah and Hamas. The rival factions hope to form a unity Palestinian government in the coming weeks.
In a raid on a ship allegedly bound for the Gaza Strip, the Israeli navy has seized rockets it claims to be from Iran. Israel said the weapons were destined for Palestinian militants, adding the evidence was "clear cut."
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