Smoke rising following an Israeli air strike on Gaza City, July 15, 2014
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Israel to 'intensify' Gaza air strikes as Egypt truce fails

Israel will "continue and intensify" air strikes on Gaza after a ceasefire proposed by Egypt failed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned.

The deal was accepted by Israel but Hamas, which controls Gaza, has not responded officially to the initiative. Its military wing rejected it.

Palestinian officials say Israeli raids have now killed 194 people. On Tuesday, Israel reported its first fatality.

Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen reports.

  • 15 Jul 2014
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