Casualty … Palestinian medics carry the body of a Hamas security officer after an Israeli missile strike outside the former headquarters of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Gaza.
Attack … an Israeli soldier fires tear gas at Palestinian protesters in the West Bank town of Hebron.
Retaliation … Palestinian youths throw stones towards Israeli border police officers in the village of Issawiya in Arab East Jerusalem in protest of the Israeli air strikes in Gaza.
Helping hand … men donate blood for Palestinians in Gaza.
The other side … an Israeli police officer inspects damage to a house that was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza which killed a man in the southern Israeli town of Netivot.
Fear … an Israeli boy is comforted at the scene of a rocket attack in the southern Israeli city of Netivot.
Fear … an Israeli boy stands on the staircase of a bomb shelter in the southern city of Ashkelon.
Grief … Palestinian relatives of Hamas militant Sami Lobad, who was killed in an Israeli missile strike, cry during his funeral in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip.
Ground assault … Israeli soldiers sit atop tanks before getting the call to enter Gaza.
Hunger … Palestinians show their ration cards to receive food at the Rafah refugee camp. Max Gaylard, the UN humanitarian coordinator for the Palestinian territories, said “there is a critical emergency in the Gaza Strip right now… By any definition this is a humanitarian crisis and more”.