Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Saturday, January 03, 2009

January 3, 2009 in Gaza

00:27 Ban Ki-Moon calls on Israel to end incursion immediately

23:53 USA: "Israel's warplanes must mindful of the consequences for civilians"

23:51 US State Department: "Truce as soon as possible"

23:38 Czech Republic, holding the EU's rotating presidency, backpedals and demands truce
23:23 Spain expresses solidarity with Abu Mazen

23:17 London demands immediate ceasefire

22:59 Livni phones Ban ki-moon

22:53 4 Palestinian rockets land harmlessly in desert

22:36 Emergency Saturday night meeting of the UN Security Council

22:14 "Dozens of Palestinian militants killed in Israeli offensive"

22:07 Francia condemns Israeli offensive

22:02 Israel bomb fuel depot Beit Lahiya

21:58 Nasrallah tells Hamas: "Kill as many Israelis as possible"

21:48 Palestinian Authority: ""Israel responsible for consequences"

21:45 28 Palestinians dead in battles with Tsahal

21:34 Abu Mazen: "UN must meet urgently"

21:28 Israeli TV: Naval blockade as Israel kills dozens of Hamas members

21:23 Hamas: Combat ongoing in various locations: Beit Hanun, Nusseirat, Zaitun and Dahaniya

21:20 Olmert: "USA not informed of ground offensive"

21:12 Nasrallah (Hezbollah) urges Hamas to resist

21:10 Hamas vows to turn Gaza into Israeli cemetery.

21:09 Obama: "Following Gaza situation but the President is Bush"

21:07 Gaza: Israelis fire tank cannon on residence

20:54 Barak: "Israel ready for any attack by Hezbollah"

20:52 Israel: Barak reports to Peres

20:46 EU President: "Israeli action is defensive"

20:43 Palestinian doctors: "Israelis aim tank gun on group of children"

20:34 Hamas: "Israel will pay a heavy price

20:31 Tsahal: Civilians will not be targets

20:28 Hamas: "Israeli soldiers killed"

20:24 Israeli forces enter Gaza from three directions

20:19 Tsahal: 'Phase 2 of "hardened Lead" begun'
20:17 Tsahal and Hamas trade heavy fire

20:14 Ground offensive to last days

20:06 Israel places northern border on alert

19:58 Israel calls up tens of thousands of reservists

19:55 Israel encounters Hamas resistance

19:50 Israel vows to dismantle Hamas' "terrorism structures"

19:45 Israeli Army takes control of rocket launch positions

19:41 Israeli Army confirms ground offensive

19:37 Red Cross: Israel blocks access to doctors

19:33 Witnesses: Small column of Israeli armored vehicles enters Northern Gaza Strip

19:26 Ground offensive commences

19:09 Israel says it hit only one mosque, Beit Lahia, on the Gaza Stri

19:00 Arab League: "The UN has failed".

18:54 NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer: "NATO force could help keep peace

18:38 Anti-Israeli protests in Bologna

18:17 Un reports 13 dead in Beit Lahia mosque bombed by Israeli warplanes

17:53 Israeli woman slightly wounded by Qassam rocket fired at Netivot

17:52 20,000 demonstrate in Paris against Israel

17:48 Livni: "Israeli attacks to continue

17:45 13 dead in Jabaliya mosque bombing

17:44 Four Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike on Rafah

17:33 US flag burned in Milan protests.

17:31 Al Jazeera reports 457 dead, more than 2300 wounded in Gaza

17:25 Trento, Italy. Pro-Palestinian demonstration

17:23 Jabaliya, two hundred people in side bombed Jabaliya mosque

17:21 Anti-Israel demonstrations in Rome

17:19 Beit Lahya mosque, at least 9 dead and 60 wounded

16:58 Death toll rises in bombing of Beit Lahya mosque.

16:47 Anti-Israel march in Turin

16:45 Israeli missiles strike mosque in Beit Lahya, three dead, ten wounded

16:42 Gaza, Israeli missiles strike Jabalya mosque, 10 dead

16:31 Abu Mazen to meet Nicolas Sarkozy and EU delegation in Ramallah on Monday

16:19 Israeli tanks move toward Gaza

16:13 Hamas threatens to kidnap Israeli soldiers

16:12 London, thousands throw shoes at Downing Street entrance

16:10 Iraqis protest in Milan, raising shoes in air

16:01 Grenades rain down on Beit Hanun and Jabaliya

15:44 Protesters in Milan burn Israeli flag

15:39 Gaza, Israeli air strike wounds Egyptian policeman
15:27 Milan, Palestinians organize protests

15:26 OIC foreign ministers urge immediate ceasefire

15:09 EU delegatoin expected in Middle East on Sunday

15:07 Abu Mazen prepared to free Hamas detainees

15:02 Zapatista Subcommander Marcos says Obama supports use of force in Gaza

14:50 Palestinian child and two Hama militants killed Jabaliya in the northern Gaza strip.

14:47 Frank Walter Steinmeier tells Arab countries to apply pressure on Hamas

14:45 Protests in UK over violence in Gaza

14:17 Tens of thousands of Israeli Arabs demonstrate in Sakhnin

13:40 Abbas to meet Sarkozy on Monday

13:22 Red Crescent "Dire situation in Gaza"

13:06 Khan Yunes, two Palestinians killed

12:56 Rockets his apartment building in Ashdod, two slightly wounded.

12:34 Protests in Haifa, Sakhnin and Tel Aviv. Thousands of Israeli Arabs and leftists demonstrate against military action against Gaza.

12:03 Qassam rockets land near kibbutz mess hall

11:44 Israeli missiles target school in Beit Lahiyah, known as the American School

11:38 UN raises alarm:"Dire situation in Gaza"

11:08 New convoy of Syrian assistance leaves Damascus

11:02 Rockets fired at Ashkelon, Netivot and Eshkol

10:46 Saeed Jalili, Secretary of Iran's Supreme Security Advisory Board in Damascus for talks with Bashar Assad, Khaled Meshaal, and the Secretary General of Islamic Jihad islamica, Ramadan Salah.

10:23 Israeli aircraft bomb Hamas position

10:10 Qassam rocket hits Ashkelon

10:09 Bush wants long-term ceasefire with international inspections

09:20 Hospital sources: 435 palestinians dead, including 75 children.

09:17 Debkafiles: "Ground invasion approved"

09:11 Hamas says it repels Israeli incursion

09:08 Ground invasion "imminent"

09:06 Hamas leader Abu Zakaria al Jamal killed in nighttime Israeli airstrike


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