Israeli military says at least 44 of its soldiers have been killed in attacks by Palestinians
The number of Israeli dead in the war against Gaza goes beyond 600 after hundreds of bodies are found in an area near the besieged strip.
A wave of Israeli air strikes on the besieged Gaza strip as the war enters a second day, more than 300 Palestinians are killed.
Danny Danon is a senior member of the Knesset and sits on Israel's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
He joins me live from Tel Aviv.
Al Jazeera's Senior Political Analyst Marwan Bishara joins us live from Paris.