The killing of 42 yesterday at a UN school resulted in an increase of pressure on Israel from the international community to reach a ceasefire.Today,Israel granted access to emergency vehicles for 3 hours.The fighting has now resumed.Obama in his press conference today did not break his silence on the matter quoting "constitutional constrains".
Jan 7 - Israel's Ambassador to the UN says Egyptian proposals for an initial truce have not been ruled out.
The plan by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak suggests at least a limited ceasefire that would allow aid into Gaza and buy more time for Egypt to broker a longer-term truce.
Paul Chapman reports
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