Face of the Day


A Palestinian boy holds the side of his face as he lies wounded in Al-Shifa hospital following an Israeli strike against the house of a Hamas leader in Gaza city, 20 May 2007. Four people were killed and five people wounded in a new Israeli air raid against Gaza today targeting the home of Hamas leader Khalil al-Haya, who was at the time fo the attack away from his home. Israel pounded Hamas targets across Gaza for a fifth day today as rival Palestinian factions laid down their weapons following a new truce to end a week of ferocious infighting. By Mahmud Hams/AFP.