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July 30, 2014

Heavy smoke billows up following an Israeli military strike in Gaza City on July 29, 2014. The Israeli offensive, which began on July 8 to end Hamas rocket attacks on the Jewish state, has killed more than 1,100 Palestinians – mostly civilians – according to the United Nations, while 56 lives have been lost on the Israeli side – all but three of them soldiers.

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