Saturday, July 13, 2024

Gaza Strip

US official says Washington to resume shipping 500-pound bombs to Israel

US President Joe Biden's administration will resume shipping 500-pound bombs to Israel amid the war in the Gaza Strip but will continue to hold back on supplying 2,000-pound bombs over concerns about their use in the densely populated enclave, an American official has stated.

Israel’s army orders Palestinians to leave Gaza City

The Israeli military has ordered all Palestinians to leave Gaza City and head south, as it presses ahead with a fresh military operation across the north, south and central area of the besieged strip.

Pezeshkian to Haniyeh: Palestinians will certainly achieve victory against Israel

Iran’s President-elect Masoud Pezeshkian has assured Hamas’ Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyeh that Palestinians will ultimately prevail in the face of the Israeli aggression against the besieged Gaza Strip.

US Gaza aid pier to be permanently dismantled after operating for less than 3 weeks: Report

A US military pier, built two months ago as a way to bring seaborne humanitarian aid into Gaza, is to be permanently dismantled within a few days, according to a new report.

Netanyahu contemplating layover in Europe amid fears of arrest warrant over Gaza war

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is mulling a layover in Europe during his trip to Washington later this month, despite concerns over an arrest warrant application from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the Gaza war, according to local media.

UN experts warn Israel’s ‘targeted starvation campaign’ has led to famine across Gaza

After nine months of Israel's near-total blockade on humanitarian aid, ten top United Nations are warning that Israel is engaged in a "targeted starvation campaign" in the Gaza Strip.

Dozens killed in Israel attack on Gaza school

Israel’s military has ramped up attacks on the Gaza Strip, killing tens of Palestinians, including those sheltering at a school, in one of the deadliest days the besieged enclave has endured in recent weeks.

WHO warns against dire medical crisis amid new Gaza evacuation orders

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the alarm over the escalating healthcare crisis in the Gaza Strip following Israel's new evacuation orders in Gaza City.

Israeli soldiers allowed to shoot at Gazans ‘virtually at will’: Report

A new investigation by Israeli outlets +972 Magazine and Local Call has found that Israeli forces have been shooting at Palestinians, including civilians "virtually at will" during their military operations in the Gaza Strip.

Israel army admits much of Hamas tunnel network in Gaza still in ‘good functional state’

After nine months of war, much of Hamas’s tunnel network is still in a “good functional state” in many parts of the Gaza Strip, and the armed group still has the capacity and capability to organize raids close to the border with Israel and possibly even across it, Channel 12 news reports, citing "a recently written IDF assessment."

Hamas says Israeli attacks not helping Gaza ceasefire talks, Netanyahu creating obstacles

Palestinian group Hamas has announced escalating Israeli attacks across the Gaza Strip are not helping negotiations to end the war, saying Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is creating obstacles to the truce talks.

186k may have been killed during Gaza war: Report

A leading general medical journal has estimated that the death toll from Israel’s war on the Gaza Strip could be 186,000 or even more, translating to 7.9 percent of the population in the besieged enclave.

Hamas says thousands of new fighters recruited during Gaza war

Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, says that they have recruited thousands of new fighters during the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip with Israel since October 2023, with more ready to join if necessary.

Hamas says ready to discuss Gaza deal without ‘permanent’ ceasefire

A senior Hamas official has stated that the Palestinian group is ready to hold talks about releasing hostages in the Gaza Strip without the precondition of a “complete and permanent ceasefire”.

UN says children spend 8 hours per day carrying food, water in Gaza

The United Nations Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has announced that children in the Gaza Strip spend eight hours a day carrying food and water, forcing families to resort to using seawater for daily tasks.

Officials say Hamas clears way for a possible Gaza ceasefire after dropping key demand

Hamas has given its initial approval of a US-backed proposal for a phased ceasefire deal in the Gaza Strip, dropping a key demand that Israel commit up front to a complete end to the war, a Hamas official and an Egyptian official have stated.

Thousands of Israelis pour into streets, demanding captive swap agreement with Palestinians

Thousands of Israelis have protested in several cities across the occupied territories, demanding a hostage swap deal with Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip and early parliamentary elections, according to Israeli media.

Israeli attack on UN school used as shelter in Gaza kills at least 16

At least 16 Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli attack on a United Nations-run school sheltering displaced people in the Gaza Strip, the Gaza Government Media Office confirmed, as Tel Aviv continues to pound the besieged coastal territory.

Five journalists killed by Israel in Gaza

At least five journalists were killed in attacks by Israeli soldiers in the last 24 hours in the Gaza Strip as bombings and air strikes across the besieged enclave intensified.

Hamas rejects non-Palestinian plans for Gaza’s future

Palestinian group Hamas has stressed that it rejects foreign intervention that seeks to flout Palestine’s will for the future of the besieged Gaza Strip.

Gaza death toll surges past 38,000

At least 58 more Palestinians were killed in Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip, bringing the overall death toll to 38,011 since Oct. 7,  2023, the Health Ministry in the besieged enclave reported on Thursday.

90% of people in Gaza have been displaced at least once: UN

Approximately nine in every 10 people in the Gaza Strip have been displaced at least once since Israel’s assault on the besieged enclave began, the United Nations humanitarian agency has reported.

Israel says studying Hamas response to ceasefire deal

Israeli spy agency Mossad says it is studying Hamas's response to a ceasefire proposal that mediators have been trying to finalise for weeks to put an end to Tel Aviv's war on the Gaza Strip.

US lawmakers introduce bill attacking Gaza solidarity encampments at universities

A group of US Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation that seeks to force US universities to fully disclose how they will manage Gaza solidarity encampments that have swept the American schools over the past several months.

Israel’s top generals want ceasefire in Gaza for war with Hezbollah: Report

Dozens of senior Israeli generals want Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to strike a truce deal with Palestinian group Hamas in the Gaza Strip so they can prepare for a potential war with Hezbollah in Lebanon, according to a report.

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