1. Luke Baker, a Reuters reporter was detained by Hamas officials in Gaza on Thursday according to his Twitter account.
Read more: Reuters reporter taken into custody by Hamas officials in Gaza
2. A senior leader of the Islamist group Hamas said the Palestinian movement was not seeking a new war with Israel and insisted a network of tunnels it is digging, some of which have reached into Israel in the past, was "defensive."
Read more: Hamas official: We’re not seeking a war with Israel, our tunnels are defensive