Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today : The Two-Way Israel called up 16,000 reservists, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy tunnels built by Hamas "with or without a cease-fire."

Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today

Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today

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The Palestinian sister of Mohammed al-Daeri, 25, mourns during his funeral in Gaza City on Thursday. Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Perhaps signaling a widening of its offensive in Gaza, Israel called up 16,000 reservists on Thursday. That means Israel has activated 86,000 reservists since the conflict started.

Perhaps signaling a widening of its offensive in Gaza, Israel called up 16,000 reservists on Thursday. That means Israel has activated 86,000 reservists since the conflict started.

USA Today reports that at the same time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy tunnels built by Hamas "with our without a cease-fire."

USA Today reports that at the same time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy tunnels built by Hamas "with our without a ceasefire."

"Netanyahu said he won't accept any truce that will not allow Israel to achieve its goal of destroying the tunnel network it says is used to carry out attacks inside Israel," the paper reports. "Hamas said it will only lay down arms once Israel and Egypt give guarantees that a seven-year Gaza border blockade will be lifted."

"Netanyahu said he won't accept any truce that will not allow Israel to achieve its goal of destroying the tunnel network it says is used to carry out attacks inside Israel," the paper reports. "Hamas said it will only lay down arms once Israel and Egypt give guarantees that a seven-year Gaza border blockade will be lifted."

With that, here's what you should know as the conflict enters its 24th day:

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With that, here's what you need to know as the conflict enters its 24th day:

-- A Few Days From Destroying Tunnels:

-- A Few Days From Destroying Tunnels:

Reuters reports that Maj. Gen. Sami Turgeman, chief of Israeli forces in Gaza, said that the Israeli army was " a few days away from destroying all the attack tunnels."

Reuters reports that Maj. Gen. Sami Turgeman, chief of Israeli forces in Gaza, said that the Israeli army was "a few days away from destroying all the attack tunnels."

-- The Death Toll:

NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson had a piece last night about network of tunnels:

-- The Peace Process:

Correspondent Linda Gradstein tells our Newscast unit that there is still talk of a cease-fire.

"An Israeli delegation arrived yesterday in Cairo and a Palestinian delegation headed by President Mahmoud Abbas and including officials from Hamas and Islamic Jihad is due to arrive in Egypt today," Linda reports.

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