The Israeli offensive on Gaza marked the 122nd day of the Israeli offensive on Gaza, following the visit of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to the region to discuss recent developments. There were several developments at various levels, be it on the ground, politically, or the deteriorating humanitarian situation. . And perhaps a compromise between the occupation and the Palestinian resistance.
The Health Ministry in Gaza announced that there were 13 massacres in the occupation, with 113 martyrs losing their lives and 205 injured during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of martyrs to 27,478, in addition to 66,835 wounded.
The UN envoy on the right to health said the situation in Gaza is an example of violations of international humanitarian law, and the siege of medical personnel and ambulance teams in Gaza represents a major problem.
The United Nations said its Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the formation of an independent international committee to evaluate the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
The announcement comes after the United States and other Western countries suspended their funding to the agency based on Israeli allegations that a number of UNRWA staff participated in the October 7 attack on Israel.
The EU warned that halting funding to the international organization put the lives of millions of Palestinians at risk.
In this context, according to Israeli media, Israeli bank Leumi decided to freeze the UNRWA account in view of the Israeli allegations.
However, Qatar's Prime Minister and Foreign Minister stressed that Qatar will continue its support for UNRWA, which has doubled its responsibilities in view of the catastrophic humanitarian situation in Gaza, and will continue to support the entry of humanitarian aid. Emphasized the eagerness of the State of Qatar to in the Gaza Strip in a permanent and uninterrupted manner.
At the political level, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh as part of a new tour to the region, which also includes Egypt, Qatar, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
The US State Department said last Friday that Blinken would continue efforts to release all “hostages” and reach an agreement for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and prevent the escalation of the conflict in the region.
On the field
On the ground, occupation forces have continued their advance into Khan Yunis city amid shelling, artillery shelling and violent airstrikes. The occupation forces continued to blow up civilian homes in various parts east and west of Khan Yunis.
Al Jazeera obtained new visuals showing al-Qassam Brigades targeting captured vehicles entering the city west of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Photographs showed Israeli vehicles attacking convoys with explosive devices, and photographs also showed al-Yasin targeting Israeli tanks and bulldozers with 105 shells.
The Al-Quds Brigades, affiliated with the Islamic Jihad movement, announced several operations against the occupation forces in the Gaza Strip, as they bombed occupied synagogues and vehicles around Al-Sina and Pass and Al-Sabra. Tal al-Hawa area in Gaza City.
The Israeli military announced that 5 soldiers were wounded in fighting in the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours.
The Israeli military said 356 officers and soldiers injured in the fighting were still undergoing treatment.
According to the Israeli military, 2,825 officers and soldiers have been wounded since the beginning of the war, including 1,302 who have been wounded since the beginning of ground fighting in the Gaza Strip.
On the political side, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed that he “will not end the war without achieving a comprehensive victory because it guarantees Israel's security and deals a serious blow to the axis of evil.”
Regarding the deal being circulated between the resistance and Israel, Netanyahu confirmed that he would not agree to Hamas' demands, stressing that any deal must be similar to the previous deal.
For his part, Defense Minister Yoav Galant said that their military operation in Gaza is being conducted with precision and determination, and will continue during the coming months. The minister described the war in Gaza as very complex and said his forces would reach Rafah, which is filled with displaced people in the south of the strip.
Settlers in the occupied West Bank have continued to increase their attacks on Palestinians, the most recent of which was an attack on farmers and herders south of Hebron.
Amid developments in the West Bank, occupation forces shot dead a Palestinian for allegedly trying to stab a soldier near the Ma'ale Adumim settlement, east of occupied Jerusalem.
Amnesty International said in its report that Israeli forces have launched large-scale violence against Palestinians in the West Bank in recent months.
Commenting on the United States imposing sanctions on several residents due to attacks in the West Bank, Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich said that the US sanctions are directed against the State of Israel and vowed not to remain silent.
As for Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir, he attacks the decision to restrict settlers' bank accounts and says Israel's allies should not be allowed to run the state.
Within the pro-Gaza fronts, Houthi-affiliated media announced that the American-British “aggression” targeted the Dune area in the Hodeida Governorate of western Yemen.
It came a day after intensified US-British raids targeting Sanaa and other Yemeni provinces as part of military operations that Washington and London say are aimed at preventing the Houthis from carrying out further attacks on ships in the Red Sea. To stop from starting.
On the Lebanese front, Lebanese Hezbollah announced that it twice hit the Israeli al-Samaqa site and the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms in the Kafr Shubaa hills with missiles, taking direct hits.
On the other hand, Al Jazeera's correspondent reported that Israeli planes raided the towns and villages of Labouneh, al-Jabain and Bara'shit in southern Lebanon.
A US official admitted to Al Jazeera that there were 3 attacks on US forces in Syria following attacks by Americans in Iraq and Syria.
He said that since October 17, there have been 169 attacks on American forces in Iraq and Syria.