More than a million displaced Palestinians have found shelter in the southern Gaza strip after fleeing fighting in the north.
Now Israel says it will expand its military operations further south – with heavy aerial bombardment reported in the Gaza area.
A ground invasion of an area full of refugees could prove disastrous and the US has warned Israel not to attack without a “credible” plan to protect civilians.
International journalists are not allowed in Gaza. Our International editor Jeremy Bowen reports from the wall that separates Bethlehem in the West Bank from Israeli-controlled Jerusalem.
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