Smoke rises in the Gaza Strip after an Israeli strikeBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel launched air strikes throughout the Gaza Strip on Friday in response to Palestinian rockets fired after Egyptian-mediated talks failed to extend a seventy two-hour truce in the month-long struggle. Egypt later referred to as for a resumption of the ceasefire, announcing only a few factors remained to be agreed. Palestinian factions said they might meet Egyptian mediators later within the day, however there was once no signal of any drawing close deal. There was once also no quick response from Israel.