Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Minute by Minute:: August 1

Source: Tayyar, New TV and other news sources

  • 23:56 Hezbollah announces it has attacked Israeli military posts in Shebaa Farms achieving direct hits
  • 23:49 UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to al-Jazeera: cease-fire is required in Lebanon
  • 23:39 Lebanese army foils Israeli landing attempt in Tal al-Abiad, west of Baalbek in northern Beqaa
  • 23:29 Sources from International forces deny media claims that they have withdrawn from Naqoura
  • 23:24 Israeli landing attempts and clashes on Tal al-Abiad in Baalbek
  • 23:21 Lebanese army base targeted near Shlifa Falls, west of Baalbek
  • 23:20 Failed landing attempt in outskirts of Nahleh near Baalbek
  • 23:11 Lebanese security sources: Israeli helicopters drop soldiers near Hezbollah position in Baalbek
  • 23:10 Israeli airplanes circle repeatedly over southern suburb of Beirut
  • 23:07 al-Arabiya: Over 830 killed as result of Israeli aggression
  • 23:04 8 Israeli air strikes on al-Taybeh in southern Lebanon
  • 22:57 Lebanese army anti-aircraft artillery blocks Israeli landing attempt on Baalbek – Aayoun al-Siman axis
  • 22:56 Repeated Israeli landing attempts on eastern slopes near Baalbek
  • 22:39 Haaretz: 3 Israeli soldiers killed and 25 wounded
  • 22:38 Israeli air strike on outskirts of Shmestar
  • 22:29 Israeli air strike on Qala’et Meis between al-Zrariyeh and Aaba
  • 22:27 Israeli air strikes on outskirts of Hadeth Baalbek
  • 22:19 Over 8 Israeli air strikes on Baalbek
  • 22:18 Consecutive Israeli air strikes on Baalbek
  • 21:57 Israeli air planes circle over Beirut
  • 21:36 Hezbollah hits Matzuba (Metsuba) settlement with tens of rockets
  • 21:26 Israeli army: 11 soldiers injured in Lebanon today
  • 20:40 Israeli defense minister says week will be decisive for current clashes
  • 20:10 Reuters: Israeli military commander says thousands of Israeli soldiers fighting inside Lebanon
  • 20:05 New TV: Israeli air strike on civilian car on Aainata al-Arz road
  • 20:00 Hezbollah denies 300 of its soldiers killed, as claimed by Israeli statements
  • 19:57 Series of Israeli air strikes on areas of Nabatiyeh, Sour (Tyre) and Marjeyoun
  • 19:55 Statement signed by 870 Saudi women: Saudi women demand end of Israeli war on Lebanon
  • 19:50 Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine – General Command denies allegations that it produced statement threatening Lebanese army
  • 19:47 Finnish EU presidency says Israel’s decision to escalate military operations in Lebanon unacceptable and will only lead to strengthening of fundamentalism in Middle East
  • 19:45 Israel prepares for wide-scale ground operations extending 7-20 km into Lebanon
  • 19:40 Israeli sources talk of green light for 10 day operation
  • 19:37 Novosti: former US president Jimmy Carter calls on Washington to start discussions with Syria and Palestine for settlement of situation in Middle East
  • 19:35 Israeli air strikes on outskirts of al-Qlayleh and al-Mansouri
  • 19:30 European Union fails to agree on cease-fire in Lebanon
  • 19:27 Israeli air strikes on Mount Safi and Sejoud in Iqlim al-Tuffah
  • 19:25 Three women killed and 3 wounded in Israeli air strike on al-Louaizeh in southern Lebanon
  • 19:22 European Union has no intention of placing Hezbollah on list of terrorist organizations
  • 19:20 Two Saudi relief airplanes leave Amman on way to Beirut
  • 19:11 Olmert: Hezbollah will never be able to threaten Israel again
  • 18:58 Israeli air strikes on al-Henniyeh, al-Qlayleh and Zibqine triangle
  • 18:56 Series of Israeli air strikes on Litani river and Iqlim al-Tuffah heights
  • 18:44 Difficulties hinder arrival of relief to southern Lebanon
  • 18:42 ESCWA begins to identify consequences of military operations and their impact on Lebanon; Annan decides to send committee back to Beirut as soon as situation is secure
  • 18:40 European Union fails to reach agreement calling for immediate cease-fire
  • 18:33 Three Israeli air strikes between Ain Qana and Sarba
  • 17:57 Syrian foreign minister Waleed al-Mouallem: Israel intends to expand attacks to include Syria
  • 17:36 al-Jazeera: Israeli justice minister Haim Ramon announces resumption of air strikes against Hezbollah by dawn on Wednesday
  • 17:28 Israeli air strikes on area between Ansar and al-Zrariyeh
  • 17:27 Current toll of those killed by Israeli aggression rises to 828 deaths
  • 17:26 Israeli army denies warning villages north of Litani to evacuate
  • 17:24 Israeli air strikes on outskirts of al Babliyeh
  • 17:23 Israeli justice minister confirms death of 300 Hezbollah members during battles
  • 17:21 Israeli air strikes on Ibl al-Saqi, Markaba, Houla, Tallousa and al-Mahmoudiyeh in southern Lebanon
  • 17:20 Israeli general: difficult to disarm Hezbollah without foreign intervention
  • 16:37 Britain rejects draft of European Union proposal calling for immediate cease-fire
  • 16:36 al-Arabiya: Israeli army asks residents of some areas north of Litani river to evacuate
  • 16:02 Battles continue in Aita al-Shaab between Hezbollah and Israeli forces; latter unable to retrieve wounded as result of trap set up by Hezbollah in town’s school
  • 15:50 Number of casualties in Israeli army rises to 35 between dead and wounded
  • 15:30 al-Jazeera correspondent: Israel prevents Red Cross from reaching Tebnine and Bint Jbeil
  • 15:20 Speaker of Lebanese parliament Nabih Berri calls for extraordinary meeting of parliament office, heads of committees to discuss developments resulting from Israeli invasion
  • 15:10 US Ambassador to Lebanon Jeffrey Feltman visits Michel Aoun in home in Rabieh where they discussed recent developments
  • 15:05 Fierce Israeli shelling on towns of Houla, Tallousa, Markaba and Meis al-Jabal
  • 15:00 European Union calls in closing statement for immediate cease-fire
  • 14:50 Iranian foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki holds press conference in Iranian embassy after meeting Lebanese prime minister Fouad Siniora
  • 14:07 Lebanese army warns citizens not to touch any strange objects or approach them
  • 14:04 Army chief commander Michel Suleiman visits Sour (Tyre) and communal cemetery; meets with army battalion commanders
  • 14:00 Jerusalem Post: Hezbollah rocket salvo hits Metula
  • 13:55 Over 20 Israeli soldiers injured and killed in clashes in Aita al-Shaab
  • 13:48 Hezbollah says Israel unable to retrieve casualties from Aita al-Shaab where clashes continue
  • 13:46 Fierce clashes in Houla after Israeli advance
  • 13:31 Lebanese Electricity Company says electrical power will return to normal today
  • 13:28 Israeli air strikes on al-Aziyeh, al-Mahmoudiyeh and Deir Mimas
  • 13:20 World Health Organization says cases of diarrhea and scabies found among displaced in Sour (Tyre)
  • 13:05 Two International Red Cross vehicles arrive in Silaa
  • 12:53 Israel use llamas in mountain attacks in Lebanon
  • 1250 Israeli minister: impossible to destroy Hezbollah’s rocket arsenal
  • 12:36 48 hour truce angers Israeli generals; Haaretz: Israel is ready to exchange prisoners with Hezbollah
  • 12:32 al-Manar: Israeli army retreats from Kfar Kila, Aadayseh axis after fierce clashes
  • 12:29 Israeli air strike on al-Jami’e (Mosque) neighbourhood in al-Soltaniyeh destroys three homes
  • 12:21 Israeli artillery shelling on Naqoura to Bint Jbeil
  • 12:18 Fierce clashes in Bint Jbeil
  • 12:08 Fierce clashes continue in Aita al-Shaab
  • 12:04 Israeli air strike on region between al-Assi River and Lebanese-Syrian border
  • 11:57 al-Hurra TV: 2 Israeli soldiers killed in clashes in Aita al-Shaab
  • 11:55 UN international forces spokesman says Israelis have advanced in Houla area
  • 11:53 Hezbollah destroys Israeli tank and bulldozer near Aita al-Shaab
  • 11:42 Israeli air strike targets small bridge in Maaraboun
  • 11:34 Israeli air strike on truck carrying butane gas on road to Hermel
  • 11:32 Fierce clashes on Aadayseh, Kfar Kila and Rab al-Thlatheen axis
  • 11:31 Heavy Israeli air strikes on Baalbak close to Syrian border
  • 11:26 al-Arabiya: Adel Imam and other Egyptian actors light candles to protest second Qana massacre
  • 11:24 Israeli source: Israel may be forced to announce ceasefire within week as result of international pressure
  • 11:18 Mothers and children demonstrate in front of ESCWA headquarters in Beirut
  • 11:16 Israeli commander in chief of northern area announces that ground operations may take days or weeks
  • 11:14 Israeli security government gives green light to extend ground attack up to Litani River
  • 11:11 Clashes in Meis al-Jabal
  • 11:09 Hezbollah mourns four of its men: Ali Jamil Hussein, Hussein Kourani, Mohamad Jaafar and Mohamad Daqeeq
  • 10:58 Fierce clashes between Hezbollah and Israeli army in al-Taybeh, Adayseh and Kfar Kila axis
  • 10:53 Hezbollah denies 20 of its fighters killed
  • 10:52 Lebanese stock market back in business today
  • 10:47 Israel announces 20 Hezbollah fighters killed in new clashes
  • 10:26 French foreign minister leaves Beirut after meeting with Iranian counterpart
  • 10:10 al-Jazeera: Israeli air strikes on Wadi Yanta on Lebanese-Syrian border
  • 09:48 Israeli air strikes at dawn on international highway near al-Masnaa; Syrian army fires anti-aircraft missiles against Israeli surveillance plane that entered Syrian airspace
  • 09:46 Israeli air strike on al-Mahmoudiyeh; shelling on Litani, Kfar Kila, al-Khiam and al-Aarqoub
  • 09:42 Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer believes Israeli troops will need 10-14 days to conclude ground operations in southern Lebanon
  • 09:34 Israeli government approves invasion of Lebanon to depth of 6-7 km
  • 09:27 Israeli airplanes and helicopters circle over al-Bouday in Beqaa; Lebanese army fires anti-aircraft artillery
  • 09:25 Hezbollah thwarts Israeli attempt to advance towards Kfar Kila, Aadayseh
  • 09:22 Haaretz: Israel ready to exchange prisoners
  • 09:21 Israeli air strikes on Yata valley on Lebanese-Syrian border
  • 09:07 Christian – Muslim summit to take place today in Bkerki to discuss present situation in Lebanon
  • 09:03 Syrian army fires anti-aircraft artillery at Israeli surveillance planes that entered Syrian air space
  • 08:12 Dawn Israeli air strikes on al-Mansouri
  • 08:10 Three Israeli air strikes on Litani River; fierce shelling of al-Owaida hills
  • 04:10 Israeli government agrees to expand ground operations in Lebanon
  • 03:50 Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Hamad: Arab agreement to terminate Hezbollah
  • 03:30 Spanish prime minister Zapatero: cease-fire only solution to crisis in Lebanon
  • 02:30 France plays intermediary role, possibility of involving Iran in solution to Lebanese crisis
  • 02:15 Bush supports Israel and refuses cease-fire
  • 01:50 UN: we still need safe roads to transport aid to southern Lebanon
  • 01:45 Arab Israelis flee north Israel to Bethlehem
  • 01:40 UN Security Council extends mission of international emergency force
  • 01:30 Libyan relief planes to Lebanon carrying emergency aid
  • 01:15 Haaretz: Israeli cabinet agrees to expand ground operations in Lebanon
  • 00:50 Key US Senate Republican Chuck Hagel in speech to Senate called on George Bush to work for immediate cease-fire in Lebanon
  • 00:05 Thousand Arabs in Sofia, Bulgaria demonstrated against Israel’s terrorism after killing of 52 civilians in Qana
  • 00:02 Lebanese foreign minister Fawzi Salloukh leaves for Malaysia on Tuesday to represent Lebanon at Organization of Islamic Conference ministers meeting

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