“Israel bombarded Gaza with air strikes and Palestinian militants kept up cross-border rocket fire, with no firm sign on Wednesday of any imminent ceasefire… Gaza medical officials say 217 Palestinians have been killed, including 63 children, and more than 1,400 wounded since the fighting began on May 10. Israeli authorities say 12 people have been killed in Israel, including two children.” Reuters
On Monday, President Joe Biden spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “The President reiterated his firm support for Israel’s right to defend itself against indiscriminate rocket attacks… The President expressed his support for a ceasefire and discussed U.S. engagement with Egypt and other partners towards that end.” White House
Here’s our recent coverage of the situation. The Flip Side
The left calls for a ceasefire and urges Biden to push back against Israel.