As many people around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan, in Gaza Strip - battered by weeks of fighting - the holiday was marked by tears.
As the Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises, the position of local Jewish organisations on the Israel-Palestine conflict has been spotlighted.
A deal to end the conflict in the Gaza Strip looks remote, Israeli ministers have said.
Israel has extended the 12-hour truce by four hours after international powers called on it and Palestinian militants to extend the ceasefire.
How many pictures of dead children do you need to see before you understand that killing children is wrong?
The decision is a difficult and complex process of weighing up competing safety considerations.
Israeli forces say they were met with heavy resistance from Hamas when they pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip.
Journalists in conflict zones risk their lives to cover the most fraught corners of the globe. We pay tribute to some of those killed, injured and kidnapped.
While criticising the Israeli defence force and Hamas, President Jacob Zuma says the ANC will go "back to basics" through its Imvuselelo campaign.
Mass casualties have been reported in the Shejaia district in north-east Gaza after an Israeli air strike.
Israel's use of disproportionate force to cause civilian terror in Gaza contravenes the laws governing armed conflict, writes Raji Sourani.
The latest outburst of aggression in the intractable conflict between Israel and Palestine inflames emotions everywhere.
Israel has resumed air strikes on Gaza following Hamas's rejection of an Egyptian-proposed Gaza ceasefire.
SABC reports say the international relations minister will call Arthur Lenk to explain Israel's bombing of the Gaza strip.
Hordes of Gazans have fled their homes following Israel warning that it would "strike with might" against what it says are rocket-launching sites.
The United Nations Security Council has called for a ceasefire in hostilities as Western ministers make plans to discuss the conflict at Iran talks.
Both Israeli and Hamas forces have ruled out an end to hostilities as the death toll from fighting in Gaza climbs to more than 100.
Brutalised civilians recall the horrific toll of the last Israeli invasion and fear it will happen again.