January 16, 2009 in Gaza
19:29 Ban Ki-Moon arrives in Ankara for ceasefire talks
19:27 10 dead in Israeli air strike on residence in Choujaiya.
19:20 Moroccan ulema order electronic Jihad against Israeli web sites and businesses
19:18 Strong condemnation of Israel at Doha summit
18:56 Haaretz: "Israeli government voting on unilateral ceasefire.
18:55 Israel considering unilateral ceasefire in Gaza
18:31 Qatar orders Israeli trade delegation to leave country
18:24 Summit to take place between Mubarak, Olmert and Abu Mazen
18:06 Ban Ki-moon in Ankara for ceasefire talks
18:03 Israelis bomb residence, killing 5 girls
17:42 Ahmadinejad: "Israel should be brought to justice"
17:39 Bolivia to bring legal action against Israel at the Hague.
17:34 Doctors Without Borders: "Never so many dead in so short a time", including Somalia, Eastern Kivu, Sri Lanka and Darfur.
17:15 Rice: "Ceasefire will be agreed very shortly"
17:08 Washington: Rice - Livni agreement
17:01 Israel forces leave center of Gaza City
17:00 UNICEF Italy: "Access to Gaza must be guaranteed"
16:49 Erdogan: "Israel should be banished from the UN"
16:36 Thousands of Israeli Arabs protest the war in Arara in southern Israel.
16:15 USA and Israel sign memorandum on ceasefire
16:09 Qatar and Mauritania freeze relations with Israel.
15:45 Assad urges Arab leaders to end relations with Israel.
15:36 Ahmadinejad: "The world is dominated by Israeli thinking"
15:27 Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Custodian for the Holy Land, urges that assistance be given to Gaza.
15:08 Angry crowd participates in funeral for Said Siam, termed a "martyr".
14:59 Hamas returns to Cairo, after the Israeli negotiator, Gilad, departs
14:38 Abu Mazen travels to Amman and to Cairo
14:33 Assad: "What was taken away from Gaza by force will be returned to Gaza by force"
14:25 Cairo, Israeli envoy leaves with no formal truce agreement
14:24 Assad: "Israel is a pernicious form of contemporary Nazism.
14:14 Turkish PM Erdogan: "Ceasefire initiative ready"
14:13 Catholic charity Caritas Italiana concerning by lack of space in Gaza
14:03 Assad: "2002 Arab peace initiative is dead"
13:51 Gaza: Father Manuel Musallam says Israeli offensive is a crime against humanity.
13:50 Syrian President Assad urges Arab countries to close down Israeli embassies
13:38 Rockets launched at Ashdod and Kiryat Gat (Neghev).
13:32 Meshaal: "Israel responsible for death and destruction"
13:29 Vatican: "Iran must work for peace in the Middle East"
13:17 Sarkozy: "The Israeli operation in Gaza will do nothing for Israeli security"
13:10 Meshaal: "Hamas will not accept conditions set by Israel
12:59 Thousands expected in Assisi tomorrow to show solidarity with Gazawis.
12:37 Hebron, demonstrator protesting Gaza incursion is shot dead by Israelis
12:36 Amnesty International demands inquiry into bombing of UNRWA offices
12:35 Ahmadinejad in Doha for Arab summit
12:29 Moscow restarts peace conference initiative
12:11 Hamas (Khaled Meshaal) and Islamic Jihad (Ramadan Shalah) leaders in Qatar for Arab summit
11:58 Hamas delegation expected in Cairo
11:20 Ban Ki-Moon calls on Israel to suspend Gaza operations
10:59 Ban Ki-Moon: "Truce very close"
10:43 Rockets launched in direction of the Neghev.
10:35 Ban Ki-Moon in Ramallah for talks with Abu Mazen
10:22 Death toll update: 1,133 dead
10:15 Russia asks Syria and Iran to put pressure on Hamas
10:12 Hamas chief in Doha for summit of Arab leaders
09:47 Israel rejects Hamas' conditions for truce
09:43 Italian Defense Minister La Russa does not exclude international contingent in Gaza
09:34 Israeli Military: "70% of tunnels to Egypt destroyed"
09:32 78% of Israelis support offensive
09:30 23 bodies recovered from ruins of bombings by Israel
09:28 Dissent in Israeli government over Egyptian truce proposal
09:26 Israel forbids Friday prayers for Muslims
09:24 Israeli negotiator Amos Gilad returns to Cairo today
09:18 Blair optimistic: "A truce is now possible"
09:17 Rice: "US working on arriving at an agreement with Israel"
09:11 Olmert spokesman: "Gaza offensive in final phase"
08:11 Hamas proposes one-year truce to Israel
08:10 Al Jazeera: Israel carried out nocturnal raids and air strikes
08:07 Gaza: more than 1100 Palestinians killed, 5130 wounded