• Palestinians inspect the damage to the Italian Complex following several late night Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

    Israel bombed more of Gaza's tallest structures on Tuesday, bringing down a 13-story apartment and office tower and destroying most of a 16-floor residential building after warning occupants to get out.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 26, 2014, 8:14 AM EDT
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 29: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry answers questions about Israel's invasion of Gaza and the current situation in Ukraine following a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the State Department July 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. Kerry responded to questions raised about his attempts to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Credit Win McNamee/Getty Images

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced in a joint statement on Friday that Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 31, 2014, 6:16 PM EDT
  • Displaced Palestinian children play at an United Nations school in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip, July 28, 2014.

    Israel launched a deadly attack on a United Nations school housing refugees in Gaza despite repeated warnings that civilians were sheltering there, the U.N. has said.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 30, 2014, 7:18 AM EDT
  •  Israeli soldiers pray near the Israeli Gaza border as the 24 hour ceasefire begins on July 27, 2014 on the Israeli/Gaza border, Israel.

    Gaza has seen one of its heaviest nights of bombardment in three weeks, after Israel's prime minister warned of a long conflict ahead. Gaza's only power plant was damaged as Israel carried out 60 air strikes.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 29, 2014, 7:33 AM EDT