As rockets and shells are fired between Israel and Gaza, DW spoke with Israelis living with the threat of intensified fighting.
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Palestine is competitive in Asian football, but development is limited by the realities of the situation at home. The violence that broke out in May made preparations for World Cup qualifiers even more difficult.
Hamas militants launched incendiary balloons into Israel for a third straight day, prompting the Israeli response. A cease-fire after last month's 11-day conflict now appears in tatters.
Israeli nationalists are marching through East Jerusalem's Old City in a flag-waving procession. Palestinian factions, meanwhile, have called for a "Day of Rage" against the march.
The Israeli military said it was responding to "incendiary balloons" launched into southern Israel from Gaza. It is the first flare-up since a ceasefire was agreed between Israel and Hamas after heavy fighting in May.
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