GAZA LIVE BLOG: Death Toll at 6,546 | Israeli Military: No Fuel to Gaza | Arabs: Ceasefire Now | Russia Warns of Regional War | DAY 19

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

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

As the death toll of the Israeli attack on Gaza has surpassed 6,000, children continue to have the lion’s share of Palestinian casualties. 

At the UN Security Council, Arab countries clashed with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken who continued to reiterate that Israel has the right to defend itself. 

Russia, China, Brazil and others continue to articulate strong positions on the Israeli war, refusing to follow US diktats on what many international law experts are referring to as a genocide.

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Palestinian Ministry of Health: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 6,546 killed and 17,500 wounded.


Thursday, October 26, 06:15 am (GMT+3)

ISMAIL HANIYEH: Head of the political bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, praised the position of Russia and China at the Security Council.

Thursday, October 26, 05:30 am (GMT+3)

CAIR: The Council on American-Islamic Relations said it received 774 complaints about incidents motivated by Islamophobia and prejudice against Palestinians and Arabs between October 7 to October 24, the highest rate since 2015.

Thursday, October 26, 04:00 am (GMT+3)

AJA (Citing medical source in Gaza): The number of Palestinians killed in the Israeli shelling that targeted a house in Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip tonight rose to 17.

INTERIOR MINISTRY (GAZA): Dead and wounded in Israeli shelling that targeted a residential apartment in the northern Gaza Strip.

‘Biblical Vengeance’: Israeli Politician Wants to Turn Gaza to ‘Dresden’

Thursday, October 26, 03:30 am (GMT+3)

US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: Immediately after electing a new president, the House adopts a resolution supporting Israel and condemning the Palestinian group Hamas. The resolution passed with an overwhelming majority – 412 voting in favor and 10 against

Thursday, October 26, 3:00 am (GMT+3)

FRENCH FOOTBALL LEAGUE: The Disciplinary Committee of the French League sanctioned Algerian international Youssef Attal (defender of Nice Club) with a seven-match ban for a post supporting Palestine against the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip.

Palestinians Subject to 56 Years of Suffocating Occupation – Antonio Guterres

Thursday, October 26, 02:20 am (GMT+3)

AJA: Israeli shelling on the Zawaida area in the besieged Gaza Strip led to the death of journalist Doaa Sharaf whose house was bombed in an Israeli strike. This brings the number of journalists killed in the Gaza Strip since the Israeli aggression to 20.

Israel Kills Family of Iconic Al-Jazeera Arabic Correspondent Wael Dahdouh in Gaza

Thursday, October 26, 01:00 am (GMT+3)

SPANISH MINISTER IONE PELLARA: Spain’s acting Minister of Social Rights, Ione Pellara, called on European countries to sever diplomatic relations with Israel, and impose an arms embargo and economic sanctions.

AJA: 5 Palestinians were killed, and a number were wounded in an Israeli bombing targeting a residential neighborhood in the Al-Zawaida area in the central Gaza Strip.

What US Intelligence Told Europeans on the Hamas Attack: Le Monde

Thursday, October 26, 12:30 am (GMT+3)

AJA: The new Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Mike Johnson, announced – in a speech on Wednesday – that his first steps in the position will be to propose a resolution that supports Israel in its war on Gaza.

Wednesday, October 25, 11:30 pm (GMT+3)

CHINA’S UN AMBASSADOR: The US draft resolution did not mention that Palestine has been occupied for a long time. Any ambiguous decision on war and peace is irresponsible and dangerous and paves the way for large-scale military action. 

UNSC: The United Nations Security Council failed to Pass two resolutions, one American and one Russian, regarding the ceasefire in Gaza. The American resolution, which did not call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, was vetoed by a combined decision by China and Russia in a strong solidarity move with the Palestinians.

Wednesday, October 25, 10:35 pm (GMT+3)

MACRON: “Large-scale ground intervention” in Gaza would be a mistake for Israel.

NETANYAHU: Israel is preparing for a ground attack on Gaza.

BIDEN: Israel has the right to self-defense, but it must protect innocent civilians.

AJA: Al Jazeera’s correspondent said that the bombing that targeted the family of colleague Wael Al-Dahdouh was in the south of Wadi Gaza, which is among the areas to which Israel asked residents to go.

Wednesday, October 25, 7:50 pm (GMT+3)

AJA: The entire family of Wael al-Dahdouh, Al-Jazeera correspondent from Gaza, was killed by an Israeli airstrike in Central Gaza.

LE MONDE: Israeli security apparatus “remained blind” to the activities of the Palestinian Resistance movement Hamas ahead of the group’s attack on October 7.

ZAKHAROVA: Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the failure of the UN continues despite the fact that thousands of Palestinian children have been slaughtered in the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI HOME FRONT: We warn of a major attack on the Gaza Strip and ask the Israelis to remain in shelters

AJA: A new Israeli raid took place on the area opposite Al-Wafa Hospital.

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: The continued Israeli airstrikes make it difficult to retrieve bodies from underneath the rubble

AJA: Hezbollah targeted with missiles the Ras Naqoura and Hanita naval sites off the western sector of southern Lebanon.

UNRWA: 3 more UNRWA employees were killed, bringing the total to 38 employees killed since October 7 in the Gaza Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 26 Palestinians were killed, and more than 100 wounded in heavy Israeli raids on the Yarmouk area in Gaza City.

Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 pm (GMT+3)

WSJ (CITING US, ISRAELI OFFICIALS) Israel has agreed to postpone the ground attack on Gaza so that Washington can send missile defenses to the region.

AJA: A large number of Palestinians were killed and wounded as a result of Israeli raids in Gaza City.

Wednesday, October 25, 5:00 pm (GMT+3)

HAMAS: Haniyeh reviewed with the Turkish Foreign Minister the situation in the Gaza Strip and ways to stop the aggression.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: Israeli forces are attacking Lebanese territory in response to the bombing of the Kiryat Shmona settlement.

HEZBOLLAH: The resistance targeted an Israeli tank with missiles at the Avivim barracks, killing and wounding its crew members.

AJA: Sirens sound in Israeli towns in the Galilee area in the eastern sector of the border with Lebanon.

AJA: Intense Israeli raids on various areas in the Gaza Strip.

AJA: Palestinian journalist Jamal Al-Faqawi was martyred in an Israeli bombing of his home in Khan Yunis.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: We support Israel’s right to defend itself, and it is important that it complies with the laws of war.

AL-QASSAM: The Qassam Brigades said they bombarded “enemy crowds inside Kibbutz Nahal Oz with mortar shells.”

ISLAMIC JIHAD SPOKESMAN: The crimes taking place in the West Bank will be met with a strong Palestinian response that will soon be translated into guerrilla action.

Wednesday, October 25, 4:00 pm (GMT+3)

RED CROSS: The residents of Gaza are facing a health catastrophe in every sense of the word.

GUTERRES: The people of Gaza need continuous and unrestricted aid in line with the enormous needs

HAMAS: The world must live up to its responsibilities by ending the brutal occupation and stopping the barbaric aggression against our people.

AJA: Several Palestinians were killed and injured in the Israeli bombing of homes in the northern Gaza Strip.

BLOOMBERG: Türkiye suspends its plans with Israel in the field of energy.

Wednesday, October 25, 3:00 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam Brigades announced that they bombed the city of Eilat, which is located on the Red Sea and 220 kilometers from Gaza, with an “Ayyash 250” missile in response to the massacres against innocent civilians.

AXIOS (QUOTING US OFFICIALS): Axios quoted American officials as saying that US President Joe Biden shares Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s concerns about the Israeli plan for a ground attack on Gaza.

HAMASOFFICIAL: The head of the movement’s political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, will meet with Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan to discuss the aggression against Gaza.

KING OF JORDAN: The continuation of the war on Gaza may lead to an explosion in the situation in the region

Wednesday, October 25, 2:00 pm (GMT+3)

GAZA MINISTRY OF HEALTH: A spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza said that 756 Palestinians were killed, including 344 children, during the past 24 hours.

NYT: The New York Times report said that the missile in the Israeli army analysis clip was launched from Israel and exploded before the border.

Wednesday, October 25, 1:00 pm (GMT+3)

ERDOGAN: Hamas is not a terrorist organization but a liberation movement and Israel launches brutal attacks. All parties must urgently declare a ceasefire.

QATAR: We demand a ceasefire to allow the release of Israelis held in Gaza

ISRAELI NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL: The head of the Israeli National Security Council, Tzachi Hanegbi, said that Qatar’s diplomatic efforts are crucial at this time.

AJA: At least five bodies were recovered following an Israeli bombing that targeted a house east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, October 25, 12:20 pm (GMT+3)

TURKIYE: Those who encourage Israel’s crimes are partners in crime in Gaza.

QATAR: We stress, along with Türkiye, the importance of delivering aid to Gaza and preventing forced displacement.

Wednesday, October 25, 12:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: The Israeli army spokesman said that the area located one kilometer from the border fence on the Gaza border has been classified as a “combat zone.”

AJA: 22 Palestinian journalists were killed in Gaza.

KHAMENEI: Iranian Leader Ali Khamenei said that the United States is a partner in the crimes committed by Israel against the Palestinians. Khamenei added that (Israel) takes revenge on women and children because it is unable to confront the Palestinian resistance fighters.

HEZBOLLAH: The Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, discussed with the Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement, Ziad Al-Nakhalah, and the Deputy Head of the Political Bureau of the Hamas Movement, Saleh Al-Arouri, the developments of the situation in the Gaza Strip and the ongoing confrontations on the Lebanese-Israeli border.

Wednesday, October 25, 11:00 am (GMT+3)

AJA: Two fighters killed in confrontations with Israeli forces.

UNRWA: About 600,000 displaced people reside in 150 facilities affiliated with the agency in the Gaza Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 7,000 sick and wounded people in Gaza Strip hospitals face the risk of death.

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: Iran helped Hamas before the war with training and providing weapons.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam Brigades announced that it bombed the Israeli “Ra’im” military base with a missile salvo from the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, October 25, 10:00 am (GMT+3)

AJA: 10 Palestinians were killed and others were injured in an Israeli bombing that targeted a residential building in Tal al-Hawa in Gaza.

Wednesday, October 25, 9:00 am (GMT+3)

ISRAELI FM: Guterres’s words reflect a biased and distorted position towards Israel and justify what it called “heinous terrorism”.

Wednesday, October 25, 8:00 am (GMT+3)

PALESTINIAN HEALTH MINISTRY: 5 Palestinians were killed by Israeli occupation fire in the West Bank.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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