Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Gaza live report: Day 7

 Maan News Agency
01:59 Palestinian students defend Palestinian embassy in London as pro-Israel activists try to break inside.

01:28 Israeli strike on Abu Khadra government compound in Gaza City.

01:20 Casualties arriving at Shifa Hospital after bombing of Islamic National Bank.

01:13 Al-Arabiya reports that Egypt will announce an agreement, guaranteed by President Mohammad Mursi. The Saudi-owned newspaper says the terms include lifting the siege and opening Gaza's crossings.

01:12 Israeli planes bomb the headquarters of the Islamic National Bank in Gaza City

00:55 Russia accuses the United States of blocking a bid by the UN Security Council to condemn the escalating conflict in the Gaza Strip and says other council members are filibustering the issue.

00:47 Three missiles hit the house of Qassam leader Raed al-Athar in Rafah, Ma'an reporter says.

00:20 The Israeli military warns residents of the Gaza Strip not to leave their homes or they will be targeted.

00:05 Al-Qassam Brigades: "Today we shelled Israeli targets with 107 projectiles, total number hit 1200 since #Israel's offensive on #Gaza".

00:02 Clashes are ongoing in Hebron after Israeli soldiers shot and killed Hamdi Mohammad Jawwad Al-Falah in the West Bank city late Monday.

00:01 Israel's assault on Gaza has entered its seventh day. Ma'an reporters in Gaza continue 24-hour coverage under fire. On Monday, TV reporter Ibrahim Qanan was live on air, introducing an interview with a human rights advocate, when an explosion went off behind him.