Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed his country will not tolerate the firing of rockets from Gaza into Israeli terrority. He has even threatened to expand operations despite warnings from regional leaders.
Benjamin Netanyahu says the Palestinian Authority should cut out Gaza Strip rulers Hamas and engage Israel in "genuine" peace talks. The prime minister has begun laying the groundwork for forming his next government.
The US and Israel have boycotted a UN Human Rights Council session on the Palestinian territories. The council is probing a 50-day war in Gaza that killed more than 2,200 people, mostly Palestinian civilians.
Current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looked likely to remain in the job after his Likud party clearly won the most seats in Israel's election. The international reaction has been mixed.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended his coalition for tactical reasons. But a win in Tuesday's early election is far from a sure thing for his conservatives. Anja Koch and Tanja Krämer report from Jerusalem.