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In Gaza, attacks between Israel and Palestinian militants continued for a fourth day. Hamas tried to mediate a truce. Egypt's attempt to negotiate a ceasefire stalled over Islamic Jihad's demand that Israel stop targeting militant leaders.
Attacks in Gaza continued for a third day. Israeli airstrikes have killed 18 people, while Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel injured four. Israel has intercepted over 40, or 80%, of the rockets this weekend; one landed in a schoolyard. Islamic Jihad and the PRC are believed to have launched the rockets.
Israel launched an airstrike in Gaza, killing Zuheir al-Qessi, leader of the Popular Resistance Committees, the organization that captured former IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. A second airstrike killed two members of Islamic Jihad as they prepared to fire rockets into Israel.