Day 6: Operation Pillar of Defense Israeli Official: Chances of Gaza Ground Operation 50-50

Netanyahu, Lieberman, and Barak deliberating options; Egypt says negotiations ongoing, hopes results will soon be reached; Gaza-Israel conflict tops EU ministers' agenda.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman met till 4 A.M. on Monday to discuss an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.