Hague blames Hamas for violence in Gaza and Israel
William Hague says Hamas bears responsibility for escalating violence in the region, as Israel's prime minister says the army is prepared for a "significant widening" of its operation.
William Hague said he was "gravely concerned" by the situation in Gaza and southern Israel.
Thirteen Palestinians, including children and Hamas's military chief Ahmed al-Jaabari, were reportedly killed in an Israeli attack on Gaza. Hamas retaliated by firing rockets at Israel and three people were killed, according to the Israeli army. (continue reading...)