The president of the United State America Joe Biden has expressed concern over Israel and rulers of Hamas militants in Gaza, calling for cease fire after eight days of violence.
Biden, on a phone call, told Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that the United States was working with other countries on halting hostilities.
But UN Security Council statement calling for a cessation of violence was blocked by the US. There are little signs of the conflict ending, as it has extended to another week.
On Tuesday, May 18, the Israeli performed further air strikes on Gaza as dozens of rockets were fired into enemies territory said Israeli Army.
At least 212 people, which include almost 100 women and children died in Gaza attack, according to its health minister.
Israel said on Tuesday at least 150 militants were among those who died in Gaza. The Palestinian militant group, Hamas that operates in the territory, does not give casualty figures for fighters.
A statement from the White house Monday, Biden encouraged Israel to make every effort to ensure the protection of innocent civilians.
The violence has caused increase in concern internationally. World leaders and humanitarian organisations have sued for measures to be taken to prevent further deaths on the residents and
World leaders and humanitarian organisations have called for measures to prevent the deaths of residents and the mayhem stirred by the destruction of buildings and infrastructure.
The United States has once again blocked the effort of the United Nations Security Council in releasing statement against calling on Israel to stop its military offensive, stressing instead its diplomatic efforts.