Israeli troops and tanks moved toward the border of the Gaza Strip today and the government authorized the call-up of reservists as air strikes failed to halt the rounds of rockets being fired from the Hamas-controlled territory.
The U.S. State Department today blamed Hamas for the escalation of violence.
Click here for scenes from Gaza during the air strikes and rocket attacks.
"This is violence instigated by Hamas," said Mark Toner, the department's deputy spokesman. "As we've said very...Full Story