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A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press.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).

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

January 6, 2009 in Gaza

23:53 US supports Egyptian ceasefire plan

23:49 Abbas agrees to Egyptian ceasefire plan

23:41 Ban Ki-moon to travel to Israel and the Occupied Territories

23:28 Hamas debates Egyptian plan for truce

23:27 Olmert: "Israeli will open humanitarian corridor"

23:08 Sarkozy: "Any UN Security Council Resolution cannot be rushed"

22:41 Hezbollah: "EU efforts produce empty-handed results"

22:07 Mubarak invites Israelis and Palestinians for urgent talks

21:56 Venezuela expels Israeli ambassador

21:45 Mubarak: "Ceasefire and talks needed"

21:36 Ankara: Turkey-Israeli basketball game called as fans insult Israel

21:30 Ban Ki Moon: "Attacks on UN facilities unacceptable"
20:38 Al Qaeda: "Attack Israel and the West"

20:33 Israeli NGO, Physicians for Human Rights, attacked by Israeli troops

20:10 Chavez: "Israeli offensive must be condumned"

20:02 Al Qaeda: "Gaza offensive is crusade against Islam"

19:43 Sharm al Sheik: Nicolas Sarkozy in talks with Hosni Mubarak, Javier Solana and Mark Otte of the UN

18:58 Merkel: Stop arms shipments to Hamas

18:51 Obama: "Concern for civilians killed"

18:46 EU delegation: Positive signs

18:35 UN school: Israelis claim they were attacked.

18:16 UN: GPS coordinates of UN school given to Israel

17:48 UN confirms at least 30 dead in mortar attack on UN school. 55 are wounded

17:46 White House: "Be mindful of civilians"

17:37 Olmert restates conditions for truce

17:19 6th Israeli soldier killed

16:42 Sarkozy: "Solution near for Gaza Truce"

16:39 US Dept of State: "Sustainable and unlimited ceasefire needed"

16:21 Haaretz: "600 Palestinians dead"

16:14 US cool to Sarkozy's peace initiative

15:55 Six Israeli warplanes violate Lebanese airspace

15:39 Arab League accuses US of obstructionism

15:35 40 killed in Israeli mortar attack on UN school in Jabaliya

15:25 Rice in New York for Security Council Meeting

15:15 Israelis bomb Danish mobile hospital

15:00 France realease EUR 3 million in aid for Gaza

14:36 Israel President Shimon Peres tells EU delegation that is in not concerned by deterioration in Israel's image

14:31 Sarkozy returns to Egypt

14:29 Olmert tells Hezbollah: "Do not tempt us"

14:23 Family in Gaza City, including 7 children, wiped out by Israeli air strike

14:15 Egypt will not permit Palestinians cross border

14:14 Hamas confirms using suicide bombers against Israeli troops

13:23 Sarkozy arrives in Beirut

13:08 Afghanistan ready to send 2,000-man military contingent to Gaza

13:04 Italian FM Frattini backpedals: Italy supports the EU and Sarkozy

12:49 Al Aqsa Brigades: Israel landing troops by sea

12:45 Peres: Westerners ignorant of the evil of Hamas

12:31 Hamas shoots down Israeli drone

12:26 Foreign press protests Israeli prohibition on entering Gaza

12:16 Pope: "Negotiated truce needed"

12:08 Sarkozy tells Syria: "Help us in ending conflict"

11:58 Israele preventing reporters from entering Gaza

11:57 Assad urges summit of Arab leaders

11:44 Sarkozy: "Immediate truce necessary"

11:38 Assad: "Israel's operations in Gaza are war crimes"

11:35 Erdogan: "Israel dismissive of Turkey's efforts in the cause of peace"

11:08 Hamas confirms that it will meet with Egyptian intelligence

11:05 Red Cross: "Total humanitarian crisis in Gaza"

10:42 Palestinian death toll 573

10:34 Blair: "Tunnels to Egypt must be closed" [Is this all the Grand Poohbah of the Middle East has to offer? --Nur]

10:10 Sarkozy arrives in Syria

10:06 Israele bombs a second UN school, killing 2 and wounding 4

09:38 Israel bombs UN school managed by UNRWA.

09:34 Israel: "Friendly fire kills 3 soldiers of the Golan Brigade and wounds another 24"

09:26 Palestinians: "560 dead, including 100 children and 2,700 wounded

09:24 Israele: "130 militants killed in ground offensive"

09:23 Fighting in Khan Yunis, Deir el-Balah and Bureij

09:19 Israel opens corridor for humanitarian aid from Kerem Shalom

09:15 Palestinian rockets hit Ashdod e Ghedera. No injuries

09:11 Israeli army enters Khan Younes

07:00 Israeli navy bombs beach at Deir al-Balah and kills 10 Palestinians


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