Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Minute by Minute:: August 8

Source: Tayyar, New TV and other news sources
  • 23:45 Hezbollah: 12 Israeli soldiers injured or killed and 10 Merkava tanks destroyed today
  • 23:35 Over 2,000 protestors in La Bastille Square in Paris demonstrate for immediate ceasefire in Lebanon
  • 22:42 UN Security Council open session to discuss Lebanese – Israeli crisis begins: proposed resolution calls for security measures to terminate military actions and establish weapon-free zone
  • 22:41 al-Manar TV: 16 Israeli soldiers injured or killed, and 10 Merkava tanks and 2 bulldozers destroyed in battles with Hezbollah today
  • 22:37 Series of Israeli air strikes on Debbine and Litani river banks; Israeli artillery shelling and air strikes also target al-Khiam and Marjeyoun valley
  • 22:36 Fierce clashes between Hezbollah fighters and Israeli army in Teebeh Project
  • 22:34 al-Jazeera correspondent: renewed Israeli air strikes on Beqaa
  • 22:33 Death toll of Israeli shelling on Ersal rises to 5 people
  • 21:58 Hezbollah announces destruction of Merkava tank that infiltrated Mays al-Jabal
  • 21:56 Israeli shelling around Ersal targets 7 trucks; reports of at least 4 people killed
  • 21:50 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed optimism about possibility of holding Arab summit to discuss crisis in Lebanon and Palestinian territories
  • 21:45 From Sour (Tyre), President of International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC), Jacob Kilnberger, called for urgent delivery of humanitarian aid to residents in southern Lebanon, trapped by battles between Israeli army and Hezbollah. Kilnberger estimated that 100,000 civilians are in desperate conditions, and indicated that delivering water, food and healthcare are current priority of relief agencies
  • 21:42 Russia renews demand for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Lebanon
  • 21:41 Four Israeli air strikes on Kfar Shuba in southern Lebanon
  • 21:40 International relief agencies said operations to deliver humanitarian aid to southern Lebanon completely halted on Tuesday in response to Israeli warnings that it would hit any moving vehicles south of Litani river, despite Israeli promises and guarantees not to target relief convoys
  • 21:31 Israeli embassy in Washington DC states that Israel will continue in its aims to destroy Hezbollah
  • 21:26 Israeli police sources state that over 140 rockets launched by Hezbollah from Lebanon landed in northern Israel on Tuesday, resulting in four injuries and material damages
  • 21:25 Israeli minister of trade & industry Eli Yasha’I suggested leveling every village in southern Lebanon from which rockets are being launched into Israel
  • 21:24 Egyptian foreign minister Ahmed Abul Gheit urged UN Security Council to adopt resolution about Lebanon and include modifications requested by Lebanese government
  • 19:23 Israeli shelling on fields of Arsal targets truck carrying diesel
  • 19:20 Libyan relief supplies and aid arrive in Beirut
  • 19:16 Spain stresses end to hostilities in southern Lebanon
  • 19:15 Yedioth Ahronot: 111 rockets fall on northern Israel today
  • 19:13 Israeli air strikes on Youneen fields in depth of eastern chain of Mount Lebanon
  • 19:12 Inhabitants of Rmaich appeal for support and food supplies
  • 19:10 Sporadic Israeli air strikes on al-Butm Mountains
  • 18:56 Israeli air strikes between al-Bazouriyeh and al-Burj al-Shamali
  • 18:55 Jerusalem Post: Army captures Hezbollah unit in Bint Jbeil in possession of ground-to-air missiles
  • 18:50 Israeli artillery shelling on area of Ain Baal and al-Housh south of Sour (Tyre)
  • 18:37 UNIFIL forces contact Israelis to open bridge for humanitarian aid to pass between Beirut and Sour (Tyre)
  • 18:35 BBC: Blair hopes voting on Security Council resolution concerning Lebanon will take place by Wednesday
  • 18:30 Hezbollah launches rockets on Kiryat Shmona, Kfar Giladi, and Mar Gilyot
  • 18:25 Yedioth Ahronot: Fierce battles in Aitaroun and Bint Jbiel result in number of injuries among Israeli soldiers
  • 18:22 Russia announces it will not agree on draft resolution if it does serve Lebanon’s interests
  • 18:20 Hezbollah destroys fourth Merkava tank on eastern edge of Ainata
  • 18:10 Israeli air strikes on town of al-Qusaybeh
  • 17:45 Death toll of al-Shiyah massacre: 29 killed and 75 injured
  • 17:30 Israeli air strikes target al-Khraybeh, al-Saqi and Ebil al-Saqi, result in fires breaking out in olive trees
  • 16:58 Lebanese and German foreign ministers hold press conference in Government Serail
  • 16:46 al-Jazeera: 5 killed and 25 injured in final casualty toll of Israeli air strikes on al-Ghaziyeh
  • 16:43 German foreign minister arrives in Beirut and meets Lebanese prime minister Foaud Siniora
  • 16:42 Israeli air strikes sever roads between western Beqaa and southern Lebanon, and target al-Dalafeh – Marjeyoun
  • 16:40 Haaretz: 2 Israelis injured due to rockets launched by Hezbollah on western Galilee
  • 16:25 Israeli air strikes on outskirts of al-Dalafeh
  • 16:10 UN international forces place inhabitants of Houla in cultural center in town and fly UN flag on top of building
  • 16:05 Renewed Israeli air strikes on al-Ghaziyeh
  • 15:35 Israeli air strike on house in al-Shqeef and reports of causalities under rubble
  • 15:20 Israeli air strikes on residential neighborhoods in al-Souwaneh
  • 15:15 Hezbollah launches rockets on Safad
  • 15:04 Israeli air strikes on al-Ghaziyeh during funeral of 16 people killed
  • 14:55 Three Israeli soldiers killed and 2 others injured in confrontations in southern Lebanon
  • 14:45 Israeli army announces 2 of its soldiers killed in confrontations with Hezbollah in Dibil
  • 14:25 Israeli air strikes on outskirts of Mayfadoun
  • 14:15 Hezbollah reports it has launched rockets on Akka (Acre), Kiryat Shmona and Kfar Balom
  • 14:12 Israeli air strikes on Litani River
  • 14:10 Heavy artillery shelling from Israeli warships on Deir Qanoun and Ras al-Ain
  • 14:04 Israeli foreign minister: future of region depends on Siniora, his decisions and actions
  • 13:25 Hezbollah rockets fall on Safad
  • 13:22 One Israeli soldier killed and 5 injured during heavy clashes in Ain Ibl
  • 13:21 Israeli shelling on agricultural combines in Housh Barada and al-Sa’adiyeh; Israeli airplanes circle repeatedly over area
  • 13:20 Israeli air strikes on al-Khiam prison
  • 13:18 Fierce Israeli artillery shelling on Kfar Kila and Rub Thlatheen
  • 13:10 Israeli airplanes circle over northern Lebanon
  • 13:08 Warning sirens in Carmiel and Haifa
  • 13:07 Israeli air strikes on Baalbak, fires break out
  • 13:05 Israeli air strikes on al-Khiam and shelling on Tal al-Nahhas triangle
  • 12:59 Israeli airplanes circle repeatedly over Baalbek and Hermel areas
  • 12:30 Hezbollah announces destruction of 2 Merkava tanks close to Aitat, crew killed or injured
  • 12:13 Israeli pamphlets dropped on southern Lebanon threaten targeting of all vehicles south of Litani river
  • 12:10 Israel says 40 rockets fall on northern settlements
  • 12:05 Israeli army announces capture of 5 Hezbollah fighters in Bint Jbeil
  • 11:54 Heavy Israeli shelling on al-Butm Mountains and Siddiqeen
  • 11:52 Hezbollah stops Israeli advance towards Jal al-Aalam near Naqoura, resulting in 10 killed or wounded
  • 11:45 Renewed shelling on al-Qusaiybeh in Nabatiyeh
  • 11:25 Israeli president Moshe Katsav: military aggression should continue
  • 11:20 Moscow: we support Security Council decision
  • 11:06 Israeli television: all northern settlements under Hezbollah’s shelling
  • 10:44 Hezbollah destroys Israeli bulldozer close to Talet al-Khazzan near al-Taiyreh
  • 10:36 Hezbollah announces shelling of air base in Mayroun mountains
  • 10:35 Israeli air strike on edges of Zahrani River
  • 10:34 Two Israeli air strikes between Aidsheet and Habsheet
  • 10:23 Israeli artillery shelling on outskirts of Ibl al-Saqi
  • 10:21 Israeli air strike on outskirts of al-Khiam
  • 10:20 Israeli air strikes on outskirts of Rashaya al-Foukhar in southern Lebanon
  • 09:55 Hezbollah announces it has destroyed Israeli Merkava tank near al-Freiz Hill near Ainata; crew injured
  • 09:39 Israeli radio: clashes continue in Bint Jbeil and Naqoura
  • 09:24 Rocket lands near UNDOF post in Golan Heights
  • 09:21 Warning sirens in Kiryat Shmona and Galilee
  • 09:20 Israeli air strikes on Mabarat al-Imam Ali in Ma’aroub; citizens buried under rubble
  • 08:48 Israeli army: 1 soldier killed and 5 wounded in Hezbollah attack on Israeli foot patrol in Dibil
  • 08:40 Israeli army: fierce battles in Dibil and Aitaroun; Israeli soldiers wounded
  • 01:50 France tries to take into consideration Lebanese conditions; asks UN Security Council to postpone vote on resolution concerning Lebanon
  • 01:30 Israeli air strikes on suburbs of Sour (Tyre); airplanes circle repeatedly and at low altitude over city
  • 01:00 Israeli airplanes circle at medium altitude over Zahrani
  • 00:55 Death toll from two collapsed buildings in al-Shiyah rises to 20 people
  • 00:30 One Israeli soldier killed and 8 wounded in clashes in southern Lebanon
  • 00:15 Haaretz: Hezbollah agrees to deployment of Lebanese army in southern Lebanon

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