Over 100 Palestinians and at least three Israelis have died since Wednesday, when Israel launched its offensive aimed at stopping rocket fire from Gaza into Israel.
Israel says it is prepared to expand its operation, but both Israeli officials and representatives of Hamas, which governs Gaza, have been speaking behind the scenes with Egyptian diplomats about conditions for a ceasefire.
- Wall Street Journal: Diplomats Try to End Israel-Gaza Conflict
- Los Angeles Times: Israeli strike kills 9 members of Gaza family
- Edmund Sanders, Jerusalem bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.