Full details of the proposed truce have not been released, but the government official said Israel wanted modifications before agreeing to any end to hostilities
Islamist militant group Hamas said last Sunday it had captured Oron Shaul, giving his name and army ID number
With Netanyahu riding high in the polls, Israelis divide over when the war should end, Marc Schulman writes from Israel
The Palestinian death toll in the Gaza Strip climbed to over 750 and attempts at a truce with Israel remained elusive
"My whole family hears the bombs fall around us and we could be hit any time," Yousef al-Hayek told Reuters
The 'dehumanising hatred' between Palestinians and Israelis continues to break out into deadly violence
50 sites, including houses, were targeted in aerial and naval assaults, with some residents receiving warning calls from Israeli intelligence.
Israel has launched an air assault on Hamas in the Gaza Strip following the recovery of the bodies of three missing teenagers.