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It's really hot and he also fault President Obama today to update him on the fighting with -- The Israelis report they have lots more than 600 air strikes in Gaza since the military operations began while Hamas.
That's -- Israel -- nearly 400 rockets.
Mortars and missiles.
Israel reporting about a quarter of those landed today alone.
The White House reports Netanyahu thanked the president for Americans and best.
Has saved countless Israeli lives.
The leaders also reportedly talked about wasted in this latest eruption of violence that's killed at least thirty people so far.
In the past the -- is look to Egypt to try to calm tensions between the Israelis and Palestinians but this time.
But the new regime in Egypt things could be a little bit more complicated and more difficult.
-- fox reports chief correspondent Jonathan Hunt live at the United Nations tonight Jonathan -- words and actions are crucial here.
Yeah absolutely because Egypt is one of two countries the other being Turkey that has any influence whatsoever.
But right now Egypt's new Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed -- is standing full square behind the Hamas militants.
And reserving all his criticism.
For the Israelis that is a radical departure from the policies of previous Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Mohamed -- also sent his prime minister to Gaza today in a show of solidarity.
-- US officials are -- I -- the least reluctant to criticize Egypt's actions right now listen.
We are encouraged that they are.
Engaged fully in the -- and we appreciate the fact that prime minister can't deal.
Went personally to try to.
Ameliorate the situation and we'll continue to work with them on the efforts that we -- -- take to try to -- -- Now it may be that Egyptian officials -- saying one thing publicly for the Arab street.
And doing and saying different things privately that might be why the US is not criticizing.
President more -- Egypt right now but if indeed he means what he says that he is effectively reshaping the entire.
Egypt -- Israeli peace treaty.
And that will affect the instability of the entire region Harris it is absolutely critical what Egypt says and does in the next few days.
All right -- Jonathan -- standing outside the United Nations people may be wondering is anybody inside that building gonna take any action.
Not at the moment that have been to that has been talk all of a possible Security Council meeting.
Today -- has not materialized.
As yet we did however get a statement read out by this spokesman -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon listen.
He urgently appeals to all concerned to do everything under their come -- to stop this dangerous escalation and restore calm.
Rocket attacks are unacceptable and must stop -- once Israel must exercise maximum restraint.
Now one other thing to watch here is is -- northern border with Lebanon home of calls.
To Hezbollah -- remember back in 2006.
When Israel went into Gaza in the wake of the kidnapping of the soldier deal that -- leaked.
Hezbollah took advantage of that.
To stop launching rockets across the northern border into Israel it is something everybody is watching.
Very closely Hezbollah frankly is pretty busy right now are trying to prop up the regime of its allied president Assad in Syria but you can be -- -- That the Israeli defense forces -- watching that northern border.
Very very closely right now Harris Jonathan -- thank you very much now.
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