Residents in Israel and the Gaza Strip are taking shelter and bracing themselves as rocket fire into both regions continues to take civilian lives. Egypt has condemned the strikes into Gaza and is sending its Prime Minister to Gaza for talks. Restoring peace in the region is critically important for Egypt’s new government, says Fellow Khaled Elgindy.
[F]or Netanyahu, the point isn't so much 'to get to the deal with Palestinians, but to change the parameters and include the Arab states. That would be good for Israel if there is a deal with Palestinians, and it would be good for Israel if there isn't a deal.'