January 4, 2009
U.S. President George W. Bush :no peace deal would be acceptable without monitoring to halt the flow of smuggled weapons to terrorist groups.
Czech EU presidency spokesman Jiri Potuznik:”At the moment, from the perspective of the last days, we understand this step as a defensive, not offensive, action,”
Abu Zakaria al-Jamal, a commander of the Hamas armed wing, died of wounds sustained in an airstrike overnight
||Two IDF troops seriously wounded, 9 lightly hurt in Gaza incursion (Israel Radio)
||U.S. quashes Libyan cease-fire proposal in UN Security Council session