Palestinians protest against expanding of Jewish settlements

A man holding a Palestinian flag protests as he sits in the scoop of an Israeli excavator as he tries to prevent it from clearing his land during a protest against Jewish settlements, near the village of Deir Qaddis near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

The mother (R) of Palestinian boy Jamal Ilyan, 10, one of eight killed children

gaza-israel-crying_2989602kThe mother (R) of Palestinian boy Jamal Ilyan, 10, one of eight killed children, cries during his funeral in Al Shatea refugee camp in the west of Gaza City

A Palestinian firefighter trys to extinguish a fire at Gaza’s main power plant

gaza-israel-fire_2989617kA Palestinian firefighter trys to extinguish a fire at Gaza’s main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip

A Palestinian man reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house

gaza-israel-ruins-_2989606kA Palestinian man reacts as rescue workers search for victims under the rubble of a house, which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip

Palestinians flee Gaza City’s Shijaiyah neighborhood, in the Gaza Strip

Mideast Israel PalestiniansPalestinians flee Gaza City’s Shijaiyah neighborhood, in the Gaza Strip. Dozens of people were killed in Shijaiyah and many more bodies were believed buried under the rubble of homes, health officials said.

A Palestinian mother comforts her child after an Israeli shell that hit a U.N-run school

A Palestinian mother comforts her child after what medics said was an Israeli shell that hit a U.N-run school sheltering Palestinian refugees, at a hospital in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip

Palestinian children who fled what medics said was Israeli shelling that hit a U.N-run school

Palestinian children who fled what medics said was Israeli shelling that hit a U.N-run school sheltering Palestinian refugees, sit in shock at a hospital in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip