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Israel strikes targets across Gaza, killing 8
Israel strikes targets across Gaza, killing 8

With Egypt calling on Israel and Palestinian militants to agree to an open-ended cease-fire, Israeli forces pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Saturday, one day after an Israeli child was killed by a mortar strike. Rockets continued to hit Israel, with most intercepted or falling harmlessly in open areas, though one projectile struck a dining hall in a farming community near Gaza, not far from where a 4-year-old Israeli boy was killed Friday. No injuries were reported in Saturday’s rocket attacks.   Palestinian officials reported at least eight new deaths in Saturday’s Israeli strikes, bringing the death toll in six weeks of Gaza fighting to nearly 2,100, the...

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