Israeli tanks and warplanes bombed Hamas positions in Gaza Friday, prompting the Palestinian militant organization to retaliate with rockets as a three-week-old flare-up showed no let-up despite international mediation efforts.
Another image shows smoke rising from the Gaza Strip following Israeli bombing. (Supplied)
Israel bombing Gaza almost daily
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently met with Hamas leaders despite a $5 million US bounty and terror designations on them. (Supplied)