China on Tuesday again called for a ceasefire between Palestine and Israel as violence has killed more than six hundred Palestinians and around 30 Israelis.
The United States would provide 47 million US dollars in humanitarian aid for Gaza Strip hit by two weeks Israeli strikes, Secretary of State John Kerry pledged late Monday.
An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the military as saying on Tuesday.
The Maldives government has announced the boycott of Israeli products and annulment of three bilateral agreements, in protest over the fighting in Gaza, an official said on Tuesday.
Israel's large-scale military operation in the Gaza Strip has killed 576 Palestinians and injured around 3,600 others.
The Israeli army artillery shelled a hospital in the central Gaza Strip, killing four Palestinians and wounding 50 others.
As Israel keeps on with its current massive aerial bombardment and ground incursion against the Islamist Hamas Movement in Gaza, body counts of Palestinians have increased to 509, with more than 3,000 others wounded.
The UN Security Council on Sunday night called for an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli military operation in Gaza escalated during the weekend with no signs of ceasefire reached between Israel and Palestine.
The Gaza Strip witnessed the bloodiest day on Sunday since Israel launched its offensive there nearly two weeks ago, as the death toll passed 100 in a single day after Israeli artillery bombing on the most densely populated neighborhood of Sheja'eya in eastern Gaza city.
The United States Sunday began to push for a ceasefire in Gaza amid an Israeli ground war aimed at halting rocket attacks against Israel's civilian population.
US President Obama raised serious concern about the growing number of casualties, including increasing Palestinian civilian deaths in Gaza and the loss of Israeli soldiers