Reporters with the Associated Press and Al Jazeera were given just an hour to evacuate their offices before Israel bombed the building.
The Israeli government has not provided clear evidence supporting its decision to level the tower in Gaza City, The Associated Press’ executive editor said.
Hamas and other armed groups fired rockets toward Israel in an escalation of the conflict sparked by weeks of tensions in Jerusalem.
The incident threatened to unleash a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.
The Israeli military said militants fired over 600 rockets into Israel, and Israeli forces launched 260 airstrikes against targets in Gaza.
Sixty people were killed during Monday's clashes, which took place during the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.
After nine days in jail, Ayman al-Aloul says he won't be writing about politics anymore.
Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is likely to face significant political problems at home and a far less empathetic diplomatic environment abroad once the guns fall silent in Gaza.
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