Israeli warplanes continue to pummel Gaza, Health Ministry now reporting a death toll of 87 Palestinians – 18 of them children – and 530 wounded. Israeli casualties largely unchanged: 7 deaths, several dozen injuries. Biden administration blocks UN statement aimed at reducing violence. Journalism groups condemn Israel’s targeting of journalists.
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Israel had a busy Christmas, with airstrikes over Gaza and Syria, as well as an invasion of the Palestinian town of Kufur Qaddoum as it peacefully protested.