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.
Envoys from countries around the world have gathered in the Egyptian capital to discuss raising money to reconstruct Gaza after its recent war with Israel. Costs will run into the billions.
The Palestinian unity government has held its first-ever meeting in the Gaza Strip. This came just days ahead of a donors' conference to raise funds for the territory, which was battered by a recent Israeli offensive.
The UN's Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) is key in providing help for Gazans as they rebuild their homes. Ahead of Cairo's donor conference, DW talked to the agency's deputy director about the challenges ahead.
Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu have met in Washington for the first time since March. Outwardly the leaders expressed their support of one another, though tensions are clear.
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