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UN: Gaza's Human Suffering, Destruction Unprecedented

A senior United Nations official says unprecedented human suffering and destruction occurred in Gaza during the 50-day war between Hamas and Israel, and that it will take years to rebuild the Palestinian enclave back to where it was before the war began. The latest U.N. figures put the number of people killed in the war at more than 2,100, including 500 children. At the height of the conflict, the data indicate, 470,000 people were displaced and 100,000 Palestinians still have no homes to...

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