Most Gazans support resistance against Israel and Hamas and Islamic Jihad still do have a following, though some Gazans are frustrated with the groups. Analysts see a rift forming between them.
NPR journalists followed Youssef Al-Kurd and his family for months as they begged for the medical care that could save his life.
For Orthodox Jews during a yearlong agricultural sabbath, Israel pledged to lift some restrictions on produce from the Gaza Strip. Palestinian farmers in Gaza are wondering what's taking so long.
The Gaza Strip needs major reconstruction after the Israeli military hit buildings and infrastructure. Experts say the U.N.-backed process of vetting projects ends up increasing costs and delays.
From Dearborn, Mich., to the gate of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, to the Federal Building in Los Angeles, protesters expressed their anguish and anger at the fighting and its toll.
The Gaza Health Ministry says at least 42 people died Sunday and more than 50 people were wounded. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the attacks were continuing at "full force."
A dozen journalists and freelancers were evacuated from the AP offices in the 12-story building before it crumbled to the ground. AP said the military has long known the building housed journalists.
Some of the most intense attacks hit the Gaza Strip on Thursday night. But the clashes also brought large protests in the occupied West Bank — where at least 10 people reportedly died.
"This kind of escalation intensifies the hate, helps the radicals," an analyst who lives in Gaza says as Israel and Hamas launch attacks at each other.
A father and his teenage daughter who were Palestinian citizens of Israel were killed early Wednesday in a rocket attack launched by militants in Gaza.