Monday in Gaza
20:09 Father Manuel Musallam, a parish priest in Gaza, says Gazas are at the limit of their strength.
20:07 Bethlehem, Christmas lights turned off in sign of solidarity with Gazans.
19:54 EU Foreign ministers to meet in Paris on Tuesday to discuss Middle East sistuation
19:26 Italian President Giorgio Napolitano phones Peres and Abu Mazen
18:46 Save the Children: "Children are the main victims": 21 children killed and more than 130 wounded in Israeli air strikes.
18:45 Israel prepares for ground offensive.
18:38 The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Fouad Twal, visits Israeli President Shimon Peres and accuses Israel of "disproportionate response"
18:36 Jordanian parliamentarians vote 110 to 88 to end diplomatic ties with Israel if attacks on Gaza continue.
18:19 Anti-Egypt demonstrations in Tripoli, Libya
17:42 Arab League: UN communique "insufficient"
17:40 Red Cross: "Chaos in Gaza hospitals"
17:39 Sarkozy phones Mubarak, will meet Livni in January
17:21 White House: Spokesman Gordon Johndroe says Israel does not intend to take back Gaza
17:03 Merkel phones Olmert and asks that civilian lives be spared.
16:51 Israel: "The purpose of attacks is to topple Hamas"
16:44 Medical sources: 345 deaths in Gaza. 1,500 wounded.
16:31 UK: FM David Miliband says the loss of innocent children's lives is unacceptable.
16:19 White House: "Hamas must stop firing rockets",
16:04 Military chief of Islamic Jihad and son dead in airstrike. Ziyad Abu Teir, 35, killed
15:40 Pope may cancel visit to Israel in 2009
15:36 Hamas: "250 wounded in serious condition"
15:17 Livni: "Israeli attempts to avoid civilian deaths but Hamas targets children"
15:09 Civilian death toll for Saturday, 57 dead
14:57 "EU ready to send aid to Gaza"
14:56 Thousands protest Israeli airstrikes in Amman, calling on their government to sever diplomatic relations with Jerusalem
14:55 Wounded Palestinians evacuated to Egypt through Rafah crossing
14:53 Tens of thousands attend Hezbollah rally supporting Palestinians
14:52 PLO requests international peacekeepers for Gaza
14:36 Egypt opens Rafah crossing to allow trucks carrying supplies into Gaza
14:33 Italian FM Frattini to report to Parliament on Gaza raidsParlamento
13:51 Amnesty International calls on Israel and Palestinians to end violence
13:50 Ambulances queued up at Rafah crossing
13:45 The Catholic organization, SIR, calls on Israel to stop the cycle of unprecedented violence.
13:24 Washington Post reports that Olmert has been a failure and that the Israeli elections in February will likely be won by
Benyamin Netanyau. The paper says George Bush contributed to Olmert's failure.
13:22 Washington Post reports that Olmert will be remembered for two bloody mini-conflicts
13:09 Oil rises above $42 a barrel
13:08 Power outage throughout Gaza
12:58 Livni: "Offensive will continue until a new balance of power is established"
12:47 Al Jazeera: Missile hits Qassam Brigades training camp
12:45 Germany, Merkel concerned by escalation in violence
12:12 Protest in Cairo. Thousands of Egyptians protest Israeli raids on Gaza.
12:11 Senegal, Hamas prepared to sign accord with Israel. Senegalese President Abdulaye Wade, current chairman of the OIC, hints that Israel and Hamas may sign agreement
12:02 Teheran: Protests. Volunteers sign up to fight in Gaza.
11:52 Ankara: "Negotiations between Syria and Israel now impossible"
11:50 Palestinian Authority ends peace talks with Israel
11:43 Gaza, 331 dead and 250 seriously wounded. Another 1,400 wounded in stable condition.
11:38 Israeli commandos enter Gaza.
11:22 Gaza, more than 20 rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Ashqelon, Sderot and Netivot
11:08 Barak: "Israeli will give no quarter against Hamas"
11:06 Baghdad, thousands protest Israeli attacks on Gaza. US flag burned.
10:57 Barak tells Knesset: "Operations to continue indefinitely"
10:47 Caritas: "Excessive number of civilian dead"
10:01 Gaza, Israel creates restricted military area around Sderot
09:51 Israele opens Kerem Shalom crossing to all aid to enter Gaza
09:36 Ashkelon, missile hits construction site.
09:22 Rockets hit Ashkelon and Sderot
09:15 United Nations, at least 51 civilians killed in airstrikes
08:59 Gaza, office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh bombed.
08:49 Ashkelon, one dead and 15 wounded in Palestinian rocket attack according to Israeli military radio
08:31 Barak: Operation has no connection to the inauguration of Obama or to February elections in Israel
08:29 Nasrallah puts Hezbollah on alert in Southern Lebanon.
08:28 Obama telephones Rice
08:27 Barak tells BBC: "We had no choice"
08:25 In press conference in Egypt, Abu Mazen declares that Hamas' failure to participate in dialog has led to the current situation in Gaza
08:24 Israele calls up reservists.
08:23 China: "Shocked and seriously concerned over Gaza military operation"
08:21 Pope saddened by dead and wounded.
08:20 Gaza, Hamas Interior Ministry bombed
08:18 UN, Ban Ki-moon in contact with Olmert and Arab leaders.
08:17 UN, Israel must permit humanitarian aid to enter Gaza
08:15 UN: 280 dead and 900 wounded
08:13 Gaza, Islamic university bombed
08:12 Gaza, Corporal Gilad Shalit, held by Palestinians, wounded by Israeli air strikes.
08:10 Gaza, dozens of air strikes during the night. Jabaliya mosque struck.