A humanitarian truce in Gaza lay in tatters on Saturday amid a new wave of violence, which left 101 Palestinians dead and an Israeli soldier missing.
Hamas on Thursday asked for more time to consider a unity deal and demanded that it include a clause on the right to resist Israeli occupation.
Hamas warned on Tuesday that controversy over a damning UN report on the Gaza war could affect the Palestinian reconciliation deal.
Israel battered Gaza with new strikes on Saturday, as it was poised to unilaterally halt a 22-day-old war on Hamas.
Tension surged in and around Gaza on Friday as Hamas declared an end to the troubled truce with Israel and warned they would respond to any attack.