Will the fighting in Gaza spark a wider war? | Israeli-Palestinian conflict news

video duration 24 minutes 40 seconds

Fears of another war in the Gaza Strip have grown following Israeli airstrikes on besieged Palestinian territory.

The Israeli military has warned of a week-long operation against armed groups.

Tensions have been rising since the arrest of Israeli troops on Tuesday Palestinian Islamic Jihad West Bank commander Bassam Saadi.

Israeli missiles struck the Gaza Strip on Friday and Saturday, killing another Islamic Jihad commander and two dozen others, including six children.

Palestinians Fight back with over 400 rockets.

What prompted the latest upgrade? What impact will it have on the daily lives of Palestinians?

host: Sammy Zedan

Guest:

Raji Sourani – Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

Nour Odeh – political analyst and columnist

Yoni Ben-Menachem – political analyst and journalist

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