Egypt, a historic mediator between Israeli and Gaza militants, is seeking mediation and could receive a delegation of Islamic Jihad late Saturday, Egyptian officials said in Gaza’s AFP. told to
Gaza health ministry says 5-year-old girl dead
Five-year-old Alaa Kaddum had a pink ribbon in her hair and a scar on her forehead from her father carrying the body for the funeral.
A Palestinian, along with other Palestinians, attends the funeral of 5-year-old Alaa Khadum, who was killed in an Israeli airstrike. credit: SOPA Images/Sipa USA
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Gaza City for the funerals of those killed in the airstrike.
Israeli tanks line the border and the military said it was ramping up its forces on Thursday.
Both Hamas and Islamic Jihad are considered terrorist organizations by many in the West.
UN peace envoy ‘deeply concerned’
Palestinians, including patients, and those with Israeli work permits have been barred from leaving the Gaza Strip since Tuesday, and the passage of goods has also been closed.
Violence in Gaza escalates at worst in a year, following killing of extremist chief
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