(NPR, Frank Browning, 5/29/07): The French Foreign Ministry called on both Israel and Palestinian fighters to curb the violence and return to the established cease fire. The statement strongly condemns Palestinian rocket attacks into Israel launched from Gaza and - while noting Israelís legitimate rights of self defense - it called on the Israelis to exercise restraint. 46 Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers have died in recent days...
(6/1/07): Here's another correction. In a news story on Monday, NPR stated that 46 Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers died in recent rocket attacks in and around Gaza. In reality, the two Israelis killed were not soldiers; they were civilians.