Middle East

  • Palestinians carry the body of Islamic Jihad militant Mohammed Sowelim, who was killed in an Israeli air strike, during his funeral in Jabaliya refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, July 12, 2014.
  • Palestinians walk around the ruins of the Al-Tawfeeq Mosque after it was hit by an overnight Israeli missile strike in the Nuseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, July 12, 2014.
  • Palestinians mourn their relative in the morgue of the Shifa hospital in Gaza City on July 12, 2014.
  • Palestinians wash blood from a sidewalk where seven Palestinians where killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, July 12, 2014.
  • Palestinian firefighters try to extinguish a cargo terminal at Karni Crossing between Israel and Gaza after it was shelled by Israeli tanks, according to terminal's employees, July 12, 2014.
  • A Palestinian carries a damaged wheelchair as he walks amidst the debris of a rehabilitation center, which police said was struck by a shell from an Israeli tank, in the northern Gaza Strip, July 12, 2014.
  • Israelis take cover in a shelter as a siren warning of incoming rockets is heard around the southern city of Beersheba, Israel, July 12, 2014.
  • An Israeli hugs his child outside a shelter as a siren warning of incoming rockets is heard around the southern city of Beersheba, Israel, July 12, 2014.
  • Israelis salvage belongings from a house of their relative after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip Saturday in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel, July 12, 2014.
  • Israeli soldiers on an armored personnel carrier move to a new position on the Israel-Gaza Border, July 12, 2014.

Israel's Gaza Offensive Continues

Published July 12, 2014

The Israeli air force struck targets inside Gaza for the fifth day Saturday, as rockets fired from the Palestinian territory set off alarms across southern Israel. A mosque allegedly used by militants was among targets hit by Israel.


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