March 01, 2008
A fourth day of aerial bombardment by Israeli aircraft is now being backed up now by ground forces making their deepest incursion into Gaza since 2005.
The chief negotiator for the Palestinians says any hope for the peace talks now lies buried in the rubble of Gaza.
More than 80 people - women and children among them - have been killed over the past four days, and international condemnation remains muted.
Nour Odeh has been following the day's developments