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The Israeli military continues to bombard all regions in the Strip. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

On the 93rd day of the Israeli war on Gaza, the Israeli military continued to bombard all regions in the Strip, though focused mostly on Deir Al-Balah and Khan Yunis. 

The Palestinian Resistance continues to battle advancing Israeli troops, in northern Gaza – mostly in Daraj and Tuffah neighborhoods – as well as central Gaza and Khan Yunis in the south. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 22,835 Palestinians have been killed, and 58,316 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7. . Palestinian and international estimates say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.

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Monday, January 8, 09:00 am

MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN GAZA: 73 people were killed and 99 wounded in Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours.

MEDICAL SOURCE (Cited by Al-Jazeera): 18 people killed, including children, and dozens wounded in Israeli shelling that targeted homes in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Heavy Israeli shelling and fierce fighting in Al-Maghazi refugee camp and the town of Al-Zawaida in the central Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 12: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will ask, during his visit to Tel Aviv, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to move to the third phase of the war.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: The government media office in the Gaza Strip called for the opening of the Rafah crossing, and the transfer of 6,000 wounded for treatment abroad “immediately and urgently”, in light of the humanitarian catastrophe that the Gaza Strip is experiencing as a result of the Israeli war.

UNRWA (The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees): The pressure on the people of Gaza is immense, and we do not know how long they will endure these harsh conditions without food, shelter and water.

Monday, January 8, 00:25 am


At least 10 children are losing their legs every day in the Gaza Strip, as a result of Israeli violence.

The British-based organization said the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports that a thousand children in Gaza have lost one or both legs since the beginning of the Israeli attacks, and that most pediatric surgeries were performed without anesthesia.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes bombed the buildings of the Faculty of Science and Technology south of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

12 Massacres in 24 Hours: Israeli Airstrikes Kill Scores of Civilians in Gaza

Sunday, January 7, 10:20 pm

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli artillery shelling hit various areas in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: There were casualties in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house on Al-Nakhil Street, west of Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in Sderot and its environs in the Gaza Strip after Al-Quds Brigades said that it bombed Sderot, Nir Am, and the settlements surrounding the Gaza Strip with intense missile attacks.

HAGARI: We are determined to push Hezbollah away from the borders on the northern front.

SOROKA HOSPITAL: We received eight soldiers injured in the Gaza battles.

Sunday, January 7, 9:30 pm

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Heavy Israeli raids hit southeast of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

CHANNEL 12: Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant assured the families of the captured soldiers that the war will not end until all the prisoners are returned.

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ISRAELI CHIEF OF STAFF: We are paying a heavy price to Hezbollah, and if war breaks out, we will fight fiercely.

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We bombed a vital target in Haifa with an advanced long-range cruise missile.

Sunday, January 7, 8:50 pm

QATAR (To Antony Blinken): The crisis must be contained as soon as possible and a ceasefire must be reached.

OSAMA HAMDAN: The enemy did not achieve anything on the ground.

CHANNEL 12: The psychological state of about half of Israelis has deteriorated.

Sunday, January 7, 7:30 pm

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted with missiles a gathering of Israeli occupation soldiers in the vicinity of the Ya’ra Barracks, and that the targeting resulted in direct casualties among their ranks.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted two tanks and blew up two tunnels with Israeli force east of Bureij.

UNICEF: The world cannot remain a spectator while the children of Gaza are killed and deprived.

Sunday, January 7, 6:20 pm

AL-SHIFA HOSPITAL: Al-Shifa Medical Complex (west of Gaza City) said that it had received 41 dead bodies since Sunday morning, as a result of the ongoing Israeli bombing of the city.

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We targeted the “Ain al-Assad” base, which houses American forces, in western Iraq, with a drone.

MSF: Doctors Without Borders announced the withdrawal of its employees from the central region of the Gaza Strip, including Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir Al-Balah, against the backdrop of increasing attacks by the Israeli occupation army.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the “Shomera Barracks” with appropriate weapons, confirming that it had achieved direct hits there.

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli artillery shelling targeted the town of Mays al-Jabal and the surroundings of the towns of Naqoura and al-Jubain in southern Lebanon.

Sunday, January 7, 5:00 pm

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: The cost of the Gaza war is $60 billion, and its goals have not been achieved.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted, with Kornet missiles, an Israeli tank at the Ruwaisat al-Asi site, destroying it and killing and wounding its crew.

CHANNEL 12: A house in the town of Metulla was hit by a Lebanese missile.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed concentrations of Israeli occupation soldiers and vehicles with a barrage of mortar shells in the Al-Katiba area in central Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in Kiryat Shmona and Upper Galilee.

HEZBOLLAH: Targeting the Meron base is not our only response to the assassination of Al-Arouri.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Israeli drones bombed Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital.

AL-JAZEERA: 71 Palestinians, including 14 children, were in the Israeli bombing on Khan Yunis on Sunday.

ANSARALLAH LEADER: The leader of the Yemeni Ansarallah movement, Muhammad Ali Al-Houthi, called on ships to raise the banner “We have no relationship with Israel” when sailing in the Red Sea.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Photojournalist Ali Salem Abu Ajwa was killed after being targeted by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli drone bombed the town of Al-Habbariyeh, south of Lebanon.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted crowds of the occupation army penetrating the Al-Mahatta area in the city of Khan Yunis with mortar shells.

Sunday, January 7, 3:20 pm

AL-JAZEERA: Six missiles were fired towards the Israeli radar site in the occupied Shebaa Farms in southern Lebanon.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli drones bombed the vicinity of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir Al-Balah.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Israeli Al-Manara site with missiles.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed enemy vehicles and soldiers in Al-Maghazi camp.

REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS: Israel bears responsibility for targeting the press in Gaza.

Sunday, January 7, 2:30 pm

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 22,835 Palestinians have been killed, and 58,316 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

Sunday, January 7, 1:50 pm

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Israeli occupation committed 12 massacres in the Gaza Strip within 24 hours, resulting in the death of 113 and the injury of 250 others.

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF JOURNALISTS: What is happening to journalists in Gaza is deliberate targeting.

HAMAS: Israel’s targeting of journalists is a war crime.

Sunday, January 7, 12:50 pm

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The number of journalists killed by Israel since October 7 has risen to 109.

AL-JAZEERA: Hamza al-Dahdouh, the son of Al-Jazeera correspondent Wael al-Dahoudh, was killed along with another journalist, Mustafa Thuraya, in an Israeli bombing that targeted the journalists’ car, west of Khan Yunis, in southern Gaza.

Sunday, January 7, 11:30 am

AL-JAZEERA (quoting Iranian Revolutionary Guard): Iraj Masjedi, advisor to the commander of the Quds Force in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, said that the resistance in Gaza will have anti-aircraft guns in the future to confront Israeli raids.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli raids targeted the Labouneh area in southern Lebanon.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed Nahal Oz, Sufa, and Holit with simultaneous missile salvos.

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: There are more than 8,000 missing people in the Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: 50 Palestinians – including 12 children – were killed in continuous Israeli bombing on Khan Yunis since midnight.

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We targeted the Qasrak base of the American forces in Al-Hasakah, northeastern Syria, with a drone.

Sunday, January 7, 10:00 am

BEN-GVIR (to Israeli radio): I support encouraging voluntary migration from Gaza and we must do so.

WALLA: Three Ministers will not participate in today’s government meeting, due to the attack on army chief of staff Herzi Halevi.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We destroyed an Israeli troop carrier with an “Al-Yassin 105” shell in the Al-Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

WASHINGTON POST (quoting US intelligence assessment): Israel’s success in a war against Hezbollah amid the ongoing fighting in Gaza will be difficult.

AXIOS: The Qatari Prime Minister informed the families of detainees that the killing of Al-Arouri hindered reaching an agreement.


20 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombing on Al-Fallujah in the Jabaliya camp in the northern Gaza Strip last night.

40 Palestinians were killed in the Israeli bombing that targeted cities and camps in the central and southern Gaza Strip since Saturday evening.

Sunday, January 7, 09:00 am

ISRAELI POLICE: An Israeli soldier was killed in the clashes that took place in Jenin at dawn on Sunday.

AL-JAZEERA: A Jewish settler was killed in a shooting attack on his car between Ramallah and Nablus.

Sunday, January 7, 08:00 am

ISRAELI ARMY: 4 soldiers were injured, including two seriously, as a result of the detonation of an explosive device that targeted them in Jenin in the West Bank.

Sunday, January 7, 07:00 am

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Six young Palestinian men – including four brothers – were killed in the bombing of an Israeli march at the entrance to the city of Jenin in the northern West Bank.

Sunday, January 7, 06:00 am

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A number of injured people, including children, arrived at Abu Youssef Al-Najjar Hospital following an Israeli bombing that targeted a house for the Al-Ajez family in the Al-Zuhur neighborhood, north of the city of Rafah,

Sunday, January 7, 03:20 am

AL-JAZEERA: Casualties in an Israeli artillery shelling that targeted a house in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

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