Israel ramped up its ongoing offensive in Gaza on July 8, according to news reports. Several people were reportedly killed and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) called up thousands of reservists for the operation, dubbed Operation Protective Edge. According to news reports, there is a possibility of a ground invasion.
In Israel, air raid sirens blared in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, July 8, signifying a rocket attack on the city from Gaza. The Israel Defense Forces said that its Iron Dome defense system intercepted the missile. Credit: Facebook/Seth J. Frantzman