Israel's Iron Dome counter-rocket system has been a critical factor in blocking a massive missile onslaught from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
Signs were growing Monday that Israel's preparing to unleash a major ground offensive against the Gaza Strip.
Israel resumed airstrikes in Gaza Thursday night after two rockets struck near Tel Aviv and three Israelis died in the south, military authorities said.
Israel said strikes in Gaza Wednesday, including one in which a top Hamas official was killed, are part of a campaign against Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza.
Hundreds of Turks have left homes near the Syrian border as Syria as stepped up its attacks on rebel-held areas, Turkish news media said Wednesday.
Israeli President Shimon Peres called for an end to Hamas missile strikes being launched from Gaza, saying relations would never be normal with the violence.
Israeli lawmakers are pressing the government to authorize the assassination of Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip amid an escalation in clashes on the border.
The Israeli military's preparing for intensified strikes against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip who bombarded the southern part of Israel last weekend.
Egyptian intelligence officials were trying to defuse the escalating violence between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants, Haaretz reported Sunday night.
An Israeli soldier was injured in a blast at a smuggling tunnel near the Gaza border, officials said.