GAZA LIVE BLOG: Israeli Massacres Continue | Israel is ‘Disappointed’ in Russia | China: Deep Sympathies for Gaza | West Bank: Mass Arrests – DAY 18

Israeli airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip continue. (Photo: via QNN)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israel is reportedly disappointed with Russia’s position on the war on Gaza, while China’s Wang Yi expressed deep sympathies for Palestinian civilian victims of Israeli atrocities. 

Israel killed 142 Palestinians in nightly raids and began the 18th day of war with yet new massacres in various parts of the Gaza Strip.

Our reporter in the West Bank says that mass arrests of Palestinians, often due to social media posts, continue.

Meanwhile, the Resistance continues …

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Palestinian Ministry of Health: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 5,300 killed, including 2,202 children, and 18,000 wounded.


Wednesday, October 25, 06:25 am (GMT+3)

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: 16 people were killed in Israeli airstrikes on the areas of Jabalia, Tal al-Hawa, Nuseirat refugee camp and Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

MEDIA REPORTS: Four killed as a result of Israeli missile shelling on the outskirts of the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.

JENIN BRIGADES: “We confirm our readiness for confrontation at all times and under any circumstances, and we have more in store for the battle of the Al-Aqsa Flood.”

ISRAELI MILITARY: We targeted military sites, infrastructure and rocket launchers of the Syrian army in response to rocket fire into Israel.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Al-Quds Brigades, the military arm of the Islamic Jihad movement, announced that they hit Israeli military build-ups at the Sufa site and the Eshkol compound.

IRAN UN AMBASSADOR: The United States had exacerbated the conflict (in Gaza) by openly allying with the aggressor (Israel) at the expense of the Palestinians.

Saudi Press Agency (SPA): Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a call from US President Joe Biden during which they discussed the military escalation in Gaza. The Crown Prince stressed to Biden the need for calm and not to disrupt the situation in a way that affects the security and stability of the region.

Hamas to Arabs, Muslims: Stop All Forms of Normalization with Israel

Wednesday, October 25, 12:50 am (GMT+3)

NBC (Citing US Military Sources): 24 US military servicemen were wounded in attacks against US military targets in Syria and Iraq last week.  

SAUDI FOREIGN MINISTER: An immediate ceasefire in Gaza is required, along with a safe passage to allow urgent humanitarian aid to Gaza.  

LIONS’ DEN: We call for a general strike in the West Bank that does not end until the end of the Israeli aggression on Gaza. We call on all Palestinians to clash with Israeli occupation.  

How Hamas ‘Frogmen’ Managed to Enter Israel, Clash with Military

MINISTRY OF HEALTH (GAZA): Hours separate us from ending all health services in all hospitals in the Gaza Strip as a result of the lack of fuel and all medical supplies.   

GAZA MINISTRY OF INTERIOR: Number of people killed as a result of Israeli attacks on Palestinian civilians in a Khan Yunis neighborhood increased to 36. 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH (GAZA): More than 700 people killed in Gaza in the last 24 hours, including more than 300 children.

Tuesday, October 24, 8:37 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: A unit affiliated with the Brigades has managed to infiltrate by sea and land the area near Zikim, located south of Asqalan (Ashkelon). Clashes are currently taking place. This is the third such battle since the start of the Al-Aqsa Flood operation.

Tuesday, October 24, 6:55 pm (GMT+3)

PALESTINIAN PRISONERS’ CLUB: Palestinian prisoner Arafat Yasser Hamdan died in the Israeli prison of Ofer on the third day of his detention. PPS said that Israel that the occupation began “a systematic assassination operation against prisoners, in light of the comprehensive aggression against our people and our prisoners.”

AJA: Israeli occupation forces suspect an infiltration by Palestinian resistance fighters at Zikim Beach in the northern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI FM: We demand the release of all “hostages” in Gaza without conditions

PALESTINIAN FM: How many casualties are enough for the Security Council to call for a ceasefire?

AJA: Exchanged artillery shelling between Hezbollah and Israeli forces in the central sector of southern Lebanon.

Tuesday, October 24, 6:00 pm (GMT+3)

UN COORDINATOR FOR PEACE PROCESS: United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland said during a UN Security Council session that Israel’s raids on Gaza killed a huge number of civilians.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: 5 people were injured as a result of the missile strike on central Israel.

HAMAS: Hamas leader Osama Hamdan calls on Arab and Islamic countries to sever their relations with Israel.

GUTERRES: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said, during a UN Security Council session, that Hamas attacks did not happen in a vacuum.

REUTERS (CITING AMERICAN OFFICIALS): The US Army is taking new steps to protect its forces in the Middle East.

Tuesday, October 24, 4:30 pm (GMT+3)

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: 25 Palestinians were killed as a result of the Israeli bombing of civilian homes in Nuseirat, Beit Lamia, and Jabalyia.

Tuesday, October 24, 3:49 pm (GMT+3)

AJA: The bodies of 12 Palestinians were recovered as a result of the Israeli bombing of homes in Jabalyia.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombed Tel Aviv in response to the Zionist massacres against civilians

DIRECTOR OF HOSPITALS IN GAZA: Hospitals in the Gaza Strip have not received any medical supplies since October 7.

NATO SECRETARY GENERAL: Israel has the right to self-defense in accordance with international law.

ISRAELI ARMY: Anti-tank fire was fired from Lebanon at the Shtula area in northern Israel

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: Several Palestinians were killed and others wounded in the bombing of two homes in the Jabalyia and Nuseirat refugee camps.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: We call on Egypt to open the Rafah crossing and ensure the flow of medical aid and fuel.

NYT (CITING WHO): Medical supplies did not reach hospitals in the northern Gaza Strip.

BRITISH FM: We support Israel’s right to defend itself, but we agreed to work to reduce the number of civilian casualties.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombed enemy crowds near the Mafkaim settlement with a missile attack

Tuesday, October 24, 2 pm (GMT+3)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza announced the complete collapse of the health system in the hospitals of the Gaza Strip.

CHINA: The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the top priority is to prevent escalation of the situation and avoid a more serious humanitarian disaster in the Gaza Strip.

AJA: Israeli occupation aircraft launched violent raids in the Yarmouk area and Al-Jalaa Street in Gaza City.

MACRON: French President Emmanuel Macron called for a regional and international coalition to confront groups that “threaten everyone”.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: The Palestinian Red Crescent said that Israeli occupation aircraft targeted the vicinity of Al Amal Hospital in the heart of the city of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

RED CROSS: Hospitals in northern Gaza are facing impossible conditions, doctors are collapsing, and teams need to be reinforced.

UNRWA: Aid is a drop in the ocean of Gaza’s needs

AJA: 3 Palestinians were killed and others injured as a result of the Israeli occupation aircraft bombing a house in the Al Amal neighborhood in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

KREMLIN: Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov called for a ceasefire and called on Hamas to release all Israelis held in Gaza.

Tuesday, October 24, 12:20 pm (GMT+3)

AJA: Israeli aircraft launched raids near Al-Wafa Hospital in the Gaza Strip.

UNRWA: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees ( UNRWA ) said that there is a need to deliver fuel to Gaza, otherwise the process of delivering aid, drinking water, and operating hospitals will stop tomorrow, Wednesday.

AJA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded in an Israeli raid in the Nuseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza.

HAMAS: The occupation is waging war to restore morale

AL-QASSAM: The Qassam Brigades, the military arm of the Hamas movement, announced that it bombed the Israeli “Muftahim Complex” in the Gaza envelope

AJA: During his meeting with Israeli President Isaac Herzog in occupied Jerusalem, French President Emmanuel Macron announced his solidarity with Israel.

Tuesday, October 24, 11:00 am (GMT+3)

AJA: 8 hospitals out of 24 in the Strip have stopped working since the start of the Israeli war two weeks ago.

AJA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded as Israeli occupation aircraft bombed residential homes in the city of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI ARMY: We have many weeks of operations ahead of us, and Hamas is still capable of launching rockets.

QATAR: Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said that the war on Gaza has exceeded all limits and must be stopped

Tuesday, October 24, 09:00 am (GMT+3)

PALESTINIAN PRISONERS’ CLUB: Israeli occupation forces arrested at least 50 Palestinians – including former prisoners – last night and at dawn on Tuesday in the West Bank.

ISRAELI RADIO: Israel sent a message of dissatisfaction and disappointment to Moscow due to Russian statements regarding the war on Gaza.

AJA: Sirens sounded in the Nirim settlement in the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, October 24, 08:00 am (GMT+3)

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESS: French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Israel on Tuesday on a “solidarity visit”.

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: a soldier was injured during a storming operation into the village of Burqa, north of the city of Nablus in the West Bank.

AJA: Israeli occupation army forces stormed the town of Jaba, south of Jenin, in the northern West Bank.

Tuesday, October 24, 06:00 am (GMT+3)

REUTERS (QUOTING WHITE HOUSE): US President Joe Biden stressed in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the need for a continuous flow of humanitarian aid to Gaza.

Tuesday, October 24, 05:00 am (GMT+3)

AJA: Israeli forces stormed the Shuafat camp, north of Jerusalem.

CHINESE FM WANG YI (IN A CALL WITH HIS ISRAELI COUNTERPART ELI COHEN): Every state has the right to self-defense, but with adherence to the law and protection of civilians.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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