Palestinian death toll rises from Israeli air raids▼
A new wave of Israeli air attacks in Gaza has killed seven people. Air raid sirens are also sounding in southern Israel.
At least 17 Palestinians have died since Tuesday when Israel killed a senior commander of the armed group Islamic Jihad.
Fighters in Gaza have responded by firing about 220 rockets towards Israel.
Egypt and other international officials are working to mediate a ceasefire between Israel, Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett has more from the Israel-Gaza fence. Source