A Liberal Democrat MP is facing disciplinary action for saying he would probably fire a rocket into Israel if he lived in Gaza – a year after being temporarily suspended by the party for offensive remarks on the same subject.
As Israelis and Palestinians blame each other for the plight of the Gazan people, we can only look on with despair at this never-ending cycle of violence.
The Israeli Air Force has carried out at least 435 attacks on Gaza, while Hamas and Islamic Jihad have fired 225 rockets at Israel.
Riots and Heartbreak in Jerusalem following the murder of three Israeli teenagers and one Arab, suspected as being a retaliatory attack.
Rupert Murdoch has stirred up controversy with a tweet about the conflict in Gaza.
President Barack Obama has personally urged leaders in Turkey and Egypt to engage with Hamas over a "de-escalation" of hostilities in Gaza, while continuing to support Israeli strikes despite mounting Palestinian civilian casualties.