Crisis in Gaza
  •  Fallout from a new tactic in Israel's six-day-old offensive meant to quell Hamas rocket fire on Israel; such casualties in a previous Gaza offensive led to fierce international condemnation.

    A Palestinian man hides during a protest against Israel's operations in Gaza Strip, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 1:00 AM EST
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  • A smoke plumes rises over Gaza following an Israel Air Force bombing, as seen from near Sderot on November 17, 2012 in Israel.

    Gaza public opinion appears to support continued rocket attacks; Israeli aircraft have already struck hundreds of Hamas-linked targets.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 12:30 AM EST
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  • Palestinians are reflected in a pool of water after the fire was put out in a wood factory hit in an Israeli airstrike in east Jabaliya, northern Gaza Strip, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.

    Children make up half of Gaza's population and seem to be everywhere in the current round of cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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  • Israeli security forces search for a rocket thought to have been fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip, in Jerusalem, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.

    "We are sending a short and simple message: There is no security for any Zionist on any single inch of Palestine," said a Hamas spokesman.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 11:30 PM EST
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  • Egyptian head of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party and presidential candidate, Mohammed Mursi, gestures to supporters during an election campaign rally in a football stadium in Zagazig city, some 90 kms (56 miles) northeast of Cairo, on April 23, 2012.

    Warned that the blood Israel sheds will be a "curse upon it"; presented Egypt as the new Arab champion for the Palestinians.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 11:30 PM EST
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