Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians are holding talks with many Arab and international elements in a bid to "end the Israeli aggression. We asked (Egyptian President) Mohamed Morsi to help, and he sent his prime minister to Gaza to try to reach a lull.
"This aggression is against the entire Palestinian people. Israel must understand that without peace there will be no security and no stability. Everything happening in Gaza is aimed at thwarting our attempts to turn to the UN. (Elior Levy)