Fairouz: "We don't go out of our home, even during the short cease fire; we do not believe in it because there were several times when the Israelis killed people during that time, they might wait until all people are out and they would attack them.
"We could not sleep last night. The shelling was very close to our house. We tried to find another shelter to go to but we couldn't because no place is safe.
"Usually I used to go to the university, to the office and to French lessons, but now there is nothing that can be done, and I am home all day long. We listen to the news on the radio; lately we have been getting electricity for about 2-3 hours per day so we watch television.
"Everyone is psychologically tired. People have been telling me that they are waiting to die, because they either know someone who died or someone who got injured."