For an easy-to-understand guide to the Gaza issue, please hop over to this blog. To non-Malays/Muslims who have problems with Muslim sources and names, don't despair: the quick guide is courtesy of the New York Times.
Apocryphalist, thanks for the link h e r e that compares what the missiles of Israel and the rockets of Hamas did ...
Hamas' rocket that dropped on Israel
Israel's missiles in Gaza
[WARNING: You will find the pictures at the link very distressing].