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Israeli Air Strikes on Gaza: At least 415 Palestinians killed and 2100 wounded.
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Israeli Air Strikes on Gaza: At least 415 Palestinians killed and 2100 wounded.
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Israel kills senior Hamas figure Nizar Rayyan in air attack - 01 Jan 09

Israel destroys the home of Nizar Rayyan, a senior Hamas figure, killing him and 13 members of his family in the Jabaliya camp in Gaza.

In the most high-level assassination of a Hamas official since Israel's operations began, the direct targeting of Rayyan's house prompts criticism that Israel is violating international law.

Ayman Mohyeldin reports.

Gazans struggle to survive amid onslaught - 1 Jan 09

Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports on how the Israeli air bombardment is affecting the civilians in Gaza.

Finding water and food is a daily struggle. The war is forcing Gazans to choose between going hungry or risking their lives to find something to eat.

Daily Feed About Gaza War: Day 06 of Israeli War On Gaza
Sameh A. Habeeb, B.A.

  1. Israel asks International journalists and peace activists to leave Gaza tomorrow.
  2. Israeli army broke into local radios and tunes some statement for people.
  3. Israeli F16s destroyed civic defense station and a local organization in the north of Gaza city of Bait Hanon. Many houses partially destroyed.
  4. Rockets of F16s hit a target in Al Zaytoun area in Gaza City. More bombings in some areas west of Gaza City.
  5. Heavy bombings in East of Gaza. A house next to an ex-Hamas member destroyed in Al shja'ya area. No news about conditions of house residents.
  6. Israeli F16s bombed the run Palestinian legislative Council. The air raid destroyed half of the premises and caused massive damage in some of the neighboring houses.
  7. Israeli heavy artillery takes part in the military operation by hitting many targets in Gaza. Many parts in the eastern areas of Gaza were shelled.
  8. A house destroyed mid of Gaza city, Al Sabra Quarter, leaving around 13 injured. Most of the wounded are women and children who also turned traumatized.
  9. Israeli F16s raided on the house of Nizar Rayan, a Hamas key leader. The house is based in Jabalia camp where thousands live in that small refugee camp.
  10. Nine Palestinians between children and women killed due to the bombing of Rayan's house. Some of the killed children were playing near the targeted house.
  11. Five houses partially damages while bombing Rayan's house and several other got deadly shrapnel.
  12. Israeli heavy F16s' rockets destroyed the Agricultural College of Bait Hanon, north of Gaza Strip.
  13. Israeli navy bombs Gaza shores and open its heavy fire on some buildings, boats and security offices. Many shells fall down behind some densely populated buildings north of Gaza.
  14. Trauma across the Nusairat Refugee Camp as Israel hit the house of Ahmed Abu Nader twice. The house was totally damaged while neighboring houses partially damaged.
  15. Israeli F16s raided on a house of Tawfiq Abu Al Ros, in Al Nusairat Refugee Camp. Many civilians injured.
  16. A house of Hani Abu Al Amrain in Al Shaikh Ridawan area bombed by Israeli Air forces. Medical sources reported that many wounded arrived at Al Shifa' hospital.
  17. A number of wounded resulted in a rocket hit a house for a Hamas member in Rafah.
  18. Israeli Air forced totally destroyed two mosques by heavy rockets in Khan Yonis and Rafah cties.
  19. Few vans of aids, food stuff and medical aids arrived into Gaza. Arab governments to send urgent medical and food aids to Gaza. Airborne assistance expected to land in Al araish Egyptian airport near Gaza.
  20. Neither fuel, nor gasoline nor Benzin in Gaza. Power cuts up to 21 hours. All aspects of life are not longer available in Gaza.
  21. Neither spare parts nor Gasoline available to operate pumps of fresh water. A great number of Palestinians don't have an easy access for fresh drinking water.
  22. Palestinian factions retaliate against Israeli air raids in Gaza. Around 50 homemade rockets fired into Israel with no casualties.
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