The number of martyrs rose to more than 28,176 on the 128th day of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, and amid growing warnings of devastating famine and starvation deaths, occupation forces carried out 14 new massacres in the besieged Strip. Northern Gaza.
Attacks by occupation forces on Rafah intensified, at a time when international and regional voices were raising concerns that there would be a massive humanitarian catastrophe if Israel attacked Rafah, while the Hamas movement warned that any Israeli attack on Rafah would be The attack would undermine prisoner exchange talks. News of US President Joe Biden coming closer…news of breaking ties with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Meanwhile, Israel continued its incursion into the West Bank and moved its largest army division from Gaza to the border with Lebanon, while Arab and European cities held demonstrations in support of Gaza and an immediate end to the aggression against it. Was demanded. US Central Command announced the destruction of two piloted boats and 3 anti-ship “cruise” missiles prepared for launch against ships in the Red Sea north of the Yemeni city of Hodeidah.
Areas of the Gaza Strip, especially west of the city of Khan Younis, saw fierce clashes between the Palestinian resistance and Israeli occupation forces.
The occupation army announced that two officers and a soldier were seriously injured in fighting in the south of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army's website also reported that 7 occupation army soldiers were wounded in fighting in Gaza during the past 24 hours.
According to Israeli military figures, 2,855 officers and soldiers have been injured since the beginning of the war, 432 of them very seriously.
For its part, the al-Qassam Brigades broadcast photos of its members seizing a drone carrying out an intelligence mission north of Gaza.
The al-Quds Brigades also circulated images of its members targeting Israeli forces hiding in a house west of Khan Yunis, resulting in deaths and injuries.
For its part, the al-Qassam Brigades – the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) – announced on Sunday the killing of two Israeli prisoners and the serious wounding of 8 others in an Israeli bombardment in the Gaza Strip. During the last 96 hours.
Al-Qassam said that the conditions of prisoners are becoming more dangerous due to its inability to provide proper treatment, holding Israel fully responsible for the lives of the injured due to the ongoing bombardment and aggression against Gaza.
The Health Ministry in Gaza recorded 112 martyrs and 173 wounded in the strip during the past 24 hours, and reported that the number of victims of the Israeli offensive increased to 28,176 martyred, and 67,784 wounded, most of them women and children. According to Palestinian officials, thousands of people are missing under the debris of last October.
Al Jazeera obtained photographs documenting the moments when occupation forces dispersed civilians at the Abu Iskandar Junction in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, northwest of Gaza City, before they dispersed. Pictures show that people managed to rescue a child who was subjected to fierce firing by snipers of the occupying forces. About 100 people were also recovered from the Tal al-Hawa and al-Rimal neighborhoods after the siege, most of whom were killed by sniper bullets.
Al Jazeera's correspondent in northern Gaza reported that many people died of hunger due to lack of food supplies. He reported that the occupation forces continued to prevent the entry of aid, and confirmed that some families could not secure daily food.
Ismail al-Thawbta, director general of the Government Information Office in Gaza, said that the humanitarian situation in the northern Gaza Strip has passed a catastrophic stage, as some families receive only half a meal within 48 hours, as do Palestinian civilians. Finds. Fodder and grains in the light of hunger, thirst and siege policy. Israel.
On the other hand, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had issued instructions to the Israeli military to plan the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of Rafah residents ahead of an expected ground offensive on the city, which has become the last refuge for hundreds of thousands of people. . Displaced Palestinians who were displaced from several areas of the Gaza Strip due to occupation.
Netanyahu acknowledged that the call not to enter the city of Rafah under any circumstances was a call for them to lose the war, while Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant said that deepening the military operation in Gaza would bring Israel closer to “realistic . Agreement for exchange of prisoners. Click Here For More.
A leadership source in the Hamas movement warned Israel that any military operation it launches against the city of Rafah in the far south of the Gaza Strip would “torpedo” prisoner exchange talks. Click Here For More.
For their part, US President Joe Biden and the Israeli Prime Minister held a telephone conversation that focused on a possible military operation in Rafah and the release of prisoners, amid reports of growing disagreements between the two sides.
Israeli Channel 12 said Biden – in his call with Netanyahu – expressed his concern about the impact of the military operation in Rafah on the humanitarian situation, and stressed his view that the military operation in Rafah would be ineffective without a credible and implementable The plan should not continue, and a plan needs to be made to ensure safety and more support. One million people took refuge in Rafah.
A senior US administration official said Biden's conversation with Netanyahu lasted about 45 minutes.
This comes at a time when US media – today, Sunday – quoted informed sources as saying that Biden and his aides are close to breaking ties with Netanyahu, indicating that Netanyahu is concerned about his political survival while rejecting any other goal. Are focusing on.
A former Israeli military intelligence officer told the newspaper “Israel Today” that there is great concern that the Israeli military was exposed to deep counter-espionage operations by Hamas before the war began.
Israeli newspaper Maariv said on Sunday that Israeli forces had seized 200 million shekels ($54.3 million) a week earlier when they attacked the Bank of Palestine in Gaza City.
UNRWA work stopped
The Constitution and Judiciary Committee in the Israeli Knesset approved a draft law to halt the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in occupied Jerusalem, Al Jazeera's correspondent said.
New mass demonstrations were seen in several Arab and European cities in protest against the war waged by Israel's occupation of the Gaza Strip.
Israeli occupation forces continued their raids on cities and towns in the West Bank and arrested a number of Palestinians, including freed prisoners, in various areas during the past 24 hours.
Video clips also documented occupation forces detaining and assaulting youth in the center of Hebron, while settlers closed the entrance to the village of Bajariya, northwest of Nablus, and drove over Palestinian vehicles. attacked.
A young Palestinian man was killed by occupation army gunfire west of the city of Bethlehem in the West Bank, while an Al Jazeera correspondent reported that a young Palestinian man was wounded by occupation gunfire near the Lions Gate of the Old City. Allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack that took place in the city of Jerusalem.
The Haaretz newspaper revealed that the Israeli government is taking advantage of the preoccupation with the war on Gaza to pursue a settlement project to create a new neighborhood for Jews in East Jerusalem.
According to the newspaper, the new neighborhood will be named “Novi Rahal” and its establishment is being prepared and planned in collaboration with far-right activists.
Initial plans provide for 650 housing units a few meters from Palestinian homes in the Umm Touba suburb, south of occupied East Jerusalem.
Israeli Chief of Staff Herzi Halevy decided to move the 36th Armored Division from the Gaza Strip to the Lebanese border, where Israeli forces are exchanging bombardments with Lebanese Hezbollah.
Hezbollah announced the implementation of 5 operations and direct casualties on Shebaa Farms and Israeli sites in the occupied Kafr Shuba Hills and the Upper Galilee.
US Central Command said its forces carried out a raid on two drone boats and three mobile anti-ship cruise missiles north of the Yemeni city of Hodeidah yesterday, Saturday, indicating it was “self-defense.”
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi called on the United Nations to expel Israel and said that “the war crimes being committed in Palestine are being committed with the full support of the United States.” This came during a speech to mark the 45th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.