GAZA BORDER, July 12, 2014 - Israeli soldiers on a 155mm M109 Dores self-propelled howitzer fire a shell towards Gaza at a position in Southern Israel near the border with Gaza, on the fifth day of Operation Protective Edge, on July 12, 2014. Israel has no intention to halt the air strikes on Gaza in the coming days, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon told Army Radio on Saturday, as international pressure to negotiate a ceasefire deal in the conflict are gathering pace. The Palestinian health ministry said that since the beginning of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday, 127 Palestinians have been killed and 924 others wounded. And at the same time, Gaza militants fired about 690 rockets and mortars towards
Israeli soldiers work on their Merkava Main Battle Tanks in an army deployment area in Southern Israel near the border with Gaza, on the fifth day of Operation Protective Edge, on July 12, 2014.