Earlier this week, 10 Gaza militants dressed in Israeli army uniforms popped out of the ground.
718 Palestinians, mainly civilians, have been killed, while 32 Israeli soliders have lost their lives since the conflict began.
Ban demanded that militants groups, who are responsible should be held accountable for endangering the lives of civilians.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reported some progress in ceasefire talks.
Calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’ and ‘peaceful dialogue’
Several international airlines halted flights to Israel indefinitely, citing security concerns.
The decision is likely to deliver a substantial blow to Israel’s tourism industry.
Egypt has tried to get both sides to hold fire and then negotiate terms for protracted calm in the Palestinian enclave.
The Centre has no right to interfere in the religious affairs of any community.
India’s government is cowering behind the BRICS position on the conflict
US Secretary of State John Kerry and UN chief Ban Ki-moon are in Egypt to try to arrange a ceasefire.
Here’s an interactive timeline of events that unfolded in the past 15 days in Gaza.
At least five persons were killed and 70 others injured in the latest Israeli strike on a hospital in Gaza.
Ayman Batniji says tank shells damaged several houses along the eastern border of the territory early Tuesday.
Violence also spread to the occupied West Bank, where medics said soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man.