Labor MK writes to president of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, explaining Israeli restraint prior to op was met with rocket fire.
Rocket strikes Ashdod just two hours after proposed cease-fire scheduled to start.
FM says Operation Protective Edge should end with IDF controlling all of Gaza; says ceasefire only allows Hamas to make more rockets.
Dror Chanin, 37, killed at Erez crossing; rockets rain down on Israel setting off sirens in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh after Hamas rejects ceasefire.
Jerusalem believes by accepting deal it will get int'l legitimacy if Hamas continues rocket fire.
Three people lightly injured from glass shards after rocket lands in building parking lot; 17 people treated for shock.
Security cabinet to meet at 7 a.m; Egyptian initiative calls for end of all "hostilities" from both sides, meeting in Cairo within 48 hours after quiet restored.
IDF returns fire at source of 4th projectile fired from Lebanon in the past week; rocket sirens continue to sound in South.
Initiative calls for end of all "hostilities" from both sides, meeting in Cairo within 48 hours after quiet restored; Kerry expected to visit Egyptian capital; security cabinet to meet Tuesday to discuss truce proposal.
Islamic Jihad leader says group would agree to truce with Israel if "aggression" on Gaza stops, border crossings reopened; official in Ramallah says Hamas has appeal to Qatar, Egypt and Turkey to help reach deal.