Israeli Defense Minister Says Gaza War Is in New Stage

From an AP story by Isabel Debre, Julie Frankel, and Sam Magdy headlined “Israeli defense minister says the Gåza war has entered a new stage with an expanded ground operation”:

Israel on Saturday expanded its ground operation in Gaza, sending in tanks and infantry backed by massive strikes from the air and sea. Israel’s defense minister said that “the ground shook in Gaza” and that the war against the territory’s Hamas rulers had entered a new stage.