Thursday, January 15, 2009

Gaza pounded amid push for truce

Gaza pounded amid push for truce
Israeli tanks have pushed deep into Gaza City, prompting fierce exchanges of gunfire with fighters of the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
The UN's relief agency, Unrwa, says part of its HQ in the city is on fire after being shelled by the Israelis.

UN chief condemns Israeli shelling of UN compound
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The U.N. chief says he has expressed "strong protest and outrage" to Israel over the shelling of a United Nations compound in Gaza City.

GAZA (Reuters) - An explosion blasted a tower block in the city of Gaza on Thursday that houses the offices of Reuters and several other media organizations, injuring a journalist for the Abu Dhabi television channel.

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