The site has been at the center of deadly violence between Israelis and Palestinians.
Netanyahu offered a strong defense of Israel's operation, blaming Hamas for civilian deaths.
The IDF said its forces would still be stationed around portions of Gaza’s perimeter.
Der Spiegel said unencrypted calls were made during the peak of negotiations in 2013.
The three-day truce brokered by the U.S. and the U.N. will begin on Friday morning.
Officials called for an investigation and avoided blaming either side for the attack.
Officials defended Kerry's efforts to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
It is unclear if Hamas would accept the proposal.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel's defense minister ordered the operation.
"Hamas terrorists fired 3 mortars," the IDF tweeted.
An Israeli police officer accused of beating a Palestinian-American teenager in East Jerusalem last...
The embassy had announced that it would operate “at minimal staffing until further notice."
Kerry's meeting comes amid a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Forty-two percent of people in the U.S. say Israel’s actions are justified.
"Everyone is asking, what happens after the operation ends?" Avigdor Lieberman said.
Hamas captured an Israeli soldier after an attack Friday.
Rep. Israel took issue with charges that Israel was not doing enough to protect civilians.
In a Pew survey, a quarter of respondents say Israel has gone too far.
The House intelligence chairman says the U.S. has not properly expressed its support.
The former secretary of State said it looks like Israel is "overdoing" it.
"No child, whether they are Palestinian or Israeli, deserves to die," he said.
The IDF said several Hamas rockets reached deep into Israel.
The secretary of State is hitting the phones to try and ease the conflict in the Middle East.
An Israeli official called a video showing police beating an American teen "shocking."