January 17, 2009 in Gaza
22:04 Omert confirms that Israeli troops will occupy Gaza during ceasefire
21:55 Olmert announces ceasefire
21:30 Two rockest fired at Ashdod and Ashkelon
21:13 Israeli troops to occupy Gaza following ceasefire
20:45 Berlusconi confirms that he will travel to Israel
20:35 Mahmoud Abbas and Olmert will not attend Sharm el-Sheikh summit
19:43 Ban Ki-Moon condemns bombing of UNRWA school in Beit Lahiya by Israel
19:41 Sarkozy, Merkel, Brown and Berlusconi to see Olmert following summit
19:17 9 Israeli soldiers wounded in Gaza
19:07 Ban Ki-Moon: "Ceasefire must be accompanied by Israeli withdrawal"
19:06 Sarkozy to preside over Sharm el-Sheikh together with Mubarak
19:01 Israeli government meets to discuss truce
18:46 Egypt: "Israel has okayed truce"
18:35 Israel to open border to allow Gazans to seek medical treatment in Israel
18:32 Angela Merkel to attend Sharm el Sheikh summit
18:03 Berlusconi: "There will certainly be a ceasefire"
18:02 Israel pondering ceasefire
17:52 Iran demands investigation into use of white phosphorus by Israel
17:49 Roma, 150 thousand people turn out to protest Israeli operation against Gaza
17:01 France, UK and the US will provide resources to prevent arms smuggling into the Gaza Strip
16:49 Israeli missiles strike Egypt
16:21 Brown "profoundly concerned" over Gaza
16:20 Ehud Barak phones Robert Gates
16:10 Olmert appoints Yitzhak Herzog as coordinator for humanitarian aid in Gaza
15:21 Olmert and Mahmud Abbas) will attend Egypt summit
14:56 Summit in Egypt on Sunday
14:47 Palestinian sources: More than 4.000 residential buildings destroyed by Israelis
14:44 Mubarak: "Egypt will not accept foreign observers"
14:42 4 Israeli soldiers seriously wounded
14:28 Egypt wants an international donor conference for Gaza
14:14 Mubarak demands an immediate Israeli ceasefire
14:11 Berlusconi phones Mubarak
14:00 Marches planned in Rome to protest Israeli operation against Gaza
13:18 Egypt: Israel stands in the way of a truce
13:17 Egypt denies that the US and Israel have signed a pact to interdict Hamas arms trafficking.
13:08 Turkey-Israel, Ankara does not wish to sever diplomatic relations
12:41 Berlusconi to travel to Sharm el-Sheikh.
12:39 Israel security advisors to meet at 18:30
12:36 UN demands inquest into anther bombing of a UN school by Israelis
12:15 Olmert-Barak plan evening press conference
12:14 Truce agreement to be signed at Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt on Sunday
12:13 Ban Ki-moon urges immediate ceasefire
12:02 Death toll: 1200 Palestinians killed
11:59 US Reporters berate Livni at a press conference in Washington
11:50 Vatican: "UN must strive to achieve ceasefire"
11:17 Pope urges assistance for Gaza civilians
11:12 EU Commissioner Danuta Hubner: "Parties must resume talks"
10:57 Hezbollah protests visit of Ban Ki-moon to Beirut
10:51 Czech FM Karel Schwarzenberg expected in Cairo
10:19 Mahmud Abbas flies to Cairo for talks with Mubarak
10:07 Hamas: "We will not turn in our weapons"
10:05 Message of condolence from Iran for Hamas minister killed in Israeli air strike
09:17 Tsahal: 50 objectives hit during the night
08:25 Livni: "Yes to truce but if Hamas attacks, we will resume offensive"
08:23 Israeli artillery fires on UN school in Beit Lahiya, two children dead.