FAA Bans US To Israel Flights, Citing Rocket Attack
UPDATE: CNN says the FAA has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for a period of up to 24 hours.
"The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from" the airport on Tuesday morning, the FAA said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The US is warning Americans not to travel near the Israeli crisis. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo Monday, calling for a cease-fire. A shelling at a hospital in Gaza killed at least five people inside.
Israel says it's targeting a tunnel system used by Hamas to move weapons and militants across the border. The two-week long flare-up has claimed more than 500 lives.