British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says move would seriously damage Israel's international reputation, calls for reversal of decision.
Western coverage of the Gaza war raised important questions, such as where reporting ended and emoting began. A former BBC correspondent reflects on another never-ending conflict.
Wherever we find ourselves this Rosh Hashanah, 450 children will be sitting beside us, uninvited. They were alive last year, and now they are dead.
Hamas has indicated willingness to consider the idea; Israel has no objection to this demand.