GAZA LIVE BLOG: Israel Continues to Target Hospitals, Mosques and Residential Areas in Its Ongoing War on Besieged Gaza – DAY 29

Gaza reel under new massacres carried out by the Israeli army. (Photo: via Social media)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Following its attacks on three different hospitals in Gaza on Friday, Palestinians woke up on the 29th day of the war to the bombing of several mosques in the Gaza Strip. 

While the war continues to target Palestinian civilians, the Gaza resistance is preventing the Israeli military from establishing safe military zones inside the Strip.

Meanwhile, Israel continues to reject all calls for a ceasefire ..

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Sunday, November 5, 03:35 am (GMT+3)

AL-QASSAM: The Al-Qassam Brigades announced before dawn on Sunday that its fighters had caught the Israeli forces penetrating east of Khan Yunis (southern Gaza Strip) in a tight ambush after targeting them with Al-Yassin 105 shells. The Qassam Brigades said in a statement that it had destroyed two Israeli tanks, adding that its fighters had returned to their bases safely.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army shelled the bridge linking the Nuseirat refugee camp and the town of Al-Mughraqa in the central Gaza Strip. This comes amid repeated Israeli targeting of infrastructure in the Strip, including water tanks and solar equipment that provide electricity to some vital facilities.

HAMAS: The Israeli occupation committed a massacre in the Maghazi camp while US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in Tel Aviv and the region, “which confirms the responsibility of the US administration for this genocide committed by the occupation with American weapons and a green light from President (Joe) Biden.”

Sunday, November 5, 12:40 am (GMT+3)

AL-MAYADEEN: An estimated 47 Palestinians were killed in the Israeli targeting of three residential homes in Gaza and Maghazi camp.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that the Israeli occupation army committed a massacre in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Sunday, November 5, 12:15 am (GMT+3)

HEZBOLLAH: The Lebanese Resistance movement Hezbollah announced it targeted a gathering of Israeli soldiers inside one of the homes of the Metula settlement off southern Lebanon and confirmed casualties among Israeli soldiers.

Saturday, November 4, 11:40 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: 15 Palestinians were killed in Israeli raids that targeted two homes in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: US President Joe Biden announced progress in reaching a humanitarian truce in the Israeli war on Gaza.

NYR (CITING US OFFICIALS): We have identified steps for Israel to reduce civilian casualties in Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: 3 Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation forces’ bullets in confrontations east of Nablus in the northern West Bank.

NYT: 400,000 Palestinians remain in the northern Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: 5 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Mina area, west of Gaza.

Saturday, November 4, 10:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We targeted “enemy vehicles that attempted to advance east of the city of Khan Yunis with mortar shells.”

ISRAELI MEDIA: Heavy bombardment targeted central Israel, and said that at least 10 missiles were intercepted.

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

AL-JAZEERA: An Al Jazeera correspondent reported hearing explosions in the southern suburbs of Tel Aviv.

UNICEF: UNICEF said it was horrified by reports that two schools in Gaza were attacked during the past 24 hours, with deaths including children.

AL-JAZEERA: The American capital, Washington, is currently witnessing massive protests demanding an end to the Israeli war on Gaza.

ISRAELI BROADCASTING CORPORATION: US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken informed Israeli officials that the ceasefire is important for the sake of world public opinion.

Saturday, November 4, 9:42 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Zionist bombardment of Gaza resulted in the killing of over 60 prisoners and hostages. 23 of them are still under the rubble of destroyed buildings. It seems that we will never be able to reach them due to the continued brutal aggression of the occupation against Gaza.

Saturday, November 4, 9:15 pm (GMT+3)


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The number of soldiers and officers killed has risen to 345 since October 7.

US CENTRAL COMMAND: The US aircraft carrier Eisenhower arrived in the Middle East as part of “strengthening regional positioning.”

AL-JAZEERA: clashes broke out between demonstrators and the Israeli police, in front of the residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in West Jerusalem.

Saturday, November 4, 8:15 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army announced the killing of 4 of its soldiers in the Gaza Strip – including a company commander – thus raising the army’s death toll to 29 since the beginning of the ground operation about a week ago.

ISRAELI DEFENSE MINISTER: Today we fought fierce and difficult battles in Gaza. We have very difficult days ahead.

Saturday, November 4, 7:15 pm (GMT+3)

ABU OBEIDA: Our fighters are engaging with the invaders from behind enemy lines, on top of their tanks and from distance zero. We snipe at any soldier who dares stick his head out of a tank.

ABU OBEIDA: This battle, of the Resistance against the Israeli military, will be written in history as one of the greatest epic battles against injustice.

ABU OBEIDA: We documented the total or partial destruction of 24 Israeli vehicles in the last 24 hours – tanks and armored carriers or bulldozers.

Saturday, November 4, 6:00 pm (GMT+3)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that 3,900 children were killed and 8,067 others were injured since the start of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, on October 7.

WHO: We condemn the attacks that occurred near hospitals in the Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our Mujahideen are engaged in a direct clash with the enemy forces penetrating the Al-Atatra area, west of Beit Lahia.

BLINKEN: We must work for peace and Israel must reduce civilian casualties.

BLOOMBERG (QUOTING US STATE DEPARTMENT): 500 to 600 trucks could be brought in daily if a humanitarian ceasefire was reached in the Gaza Strip.

Saturday, November 4, 4:30 pm (GMT+3)

TOP HAMAS OFFICIAL: We are confident we will defeat the Israeli occupation.

SAUDI FM: The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the Amman meeting discussed working to create conditions to restore the path of peace, in a way that guarantees the rights of the Palestinian people.

GUTERRES: The killing, bombing and siege of civilians in Gaza must stop.

QATAR: Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani stressed the necessity of a ceasefire in Gaza and the permanent opening of the Rafah crossing.

AL-JAZEERA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded in the Israeli bombing of a house in the Al-Sabra neighborhood, south of Gaza City.

WASHINGTON POST (QUOTING SENIOR US DIPLOMAT): The US administration is pushing for a significant increase in the amount of aid flowing to Gaza.

ISMAIL HANIYEH: We use all the cards we have to thwart the enemy’s plans.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We killed 5 soldiers in a clash with an Israeli military unit.

DIRECTOR OF KAMAL ADWAN HOSPITAL: The electric generators in the hospital stopped completely due to the severe shortage of fuel.

TURKISH FM: The Turkish Foreign Ministry announced that its ambassador in Tel Aviv, Shakir Ozkar Torunlar, was summoned to Ankara for consultations. The ministry explained in a statement that the decision came “in light of the Israeli side’s failure to accept calls for a ceasefire in Gaza, and its continued attacks on civilians. ”

Saturday, November 4, 3:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISLAMIC JIHAD SPOKESMAN: All countries that normalized their relations with the occupation must retract the agreements.

CNN (QUOTING US OFFICIAL): We call on Israel to activate the humanitarian truce and affirm its obligation to adhere to international humanitarian law.

Saturday, November 4, 2:30 pm (GMT+3)

JORDAN: The King of Jordan said, “We condemn the massacres committed against civilians in Gaza and the Israeli escalation in the West Bank,” stressing that “it is the duty of the Arab countries to put pressure on the international community and the active international forces to stop the war on Gaza.”

EGYPT: We receive 40 to 50 injured people from Gaza daily for treatment.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation aircraft launched a series of violent raids on various areas in the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: 21 displaced people were injured when the occupation forces targeted the entrance to the emergency department of Al-Quds Hospital. The bombardment caused major damage.

Saturday, November 4, 1:00 pm (GMT+3)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted Israeli sites with missiles and achieved direct hits.


The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli airstrikes since October 7 has risen to 9,488.

70% of the victims of the aggression are women and children.

We received 2,200 reports of missing persons, including 1,250 children still under the rubble.

The occupation deliberately targeted 105 health institutions and put 16 hospitals out of service.

AL-JAZEERA: Al Jazeera’s correspondent reported that the Israeli occupation launched heavy raids on several areas in the Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: 10 raids were carried out by Israel in the vicinity of towns in all sectors of the border with southern Lebanon.

OMANI FM: We condemn the massacres and war crimes committed by the occupation forces in Gaza.

ANADOLU AGENCY: Anadolu Agency quoted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday, saying that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “is no longer a person with whom we can talk in any way. We have erased him and cast him aside.”

US ENVOY: US Special Envoy David Satterfield denied on Saturday any cases of Hamas blocking or seizing aid.

Saturday, November 4, 12:00 pm (GMT+3)

AL-MANAR: The Resistance targeted and downed a spy balloon that the Israeli army had launched in the morning above the “Misgav Am” settlement.

AL-MANAR: The Resistance is targeting the Israeli military site in Al-Mtalleh at the border of the town Kafr Kila in the eastern sector of South Lebanon.

ISRAELI ARMY: Israeli army spokesman Daniel Hagari announced that they had informed the families of 341 soldiers about their deaths since October 7.

ISRAELI ARMY: Sirens sounded in the Kissufim settlement in the Gaza Strip after rockets were fired from the Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: Lebanese Hezbollah targeted the Israeli site of Al-Jardah opposite the town of Al-Dhahira in the western sector of southern Lebanon on Saturday, while Israeli Army Radio said that artillery was responding to the sources of fire.

LEBANESE PM MIKATI: “I call on the international community to put pressure on Israel to stop its violations.”

UNICEF SPOKESMAN: We are making efforts to bring aid into Gaza.

PALESTINIAN PRISONERS’ CLUB: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Club reported that the Israeli occupation forces arrested 55 Palestinians last night and early Saturday from several areas in the occupied West Bank, amid the wave of arrests they launched following the start of the Al- Aqsa Flood Battle on October 7.

Saturday, November 4, 10:30 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army bombed Al Fakhoura School, which houses thousands of displaced people in the Jabalia camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Resistance Movement ( Hamas ), said that it bombed a gathering of Israeli vehicles penetrating northwest of Beit Lahia with mortar shells.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army destroyed the Ali bin Abi Talib and Al-Istijabah mosques south of Gaza City after intense bombardment.

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF GAZA HOSPITALS: The wounded will not reach the Rafah crossing for fear of being targeted.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: 46 journalists were killed since the start of the aggression on the Gaza Strip on October 7.

Saturday, November 4, 9:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli missile bombed the house of the head of the Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, in the Shati (Beach) camp in Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid destroyed a mosque in the Al-Sabra neighborhood, south of Gaza City.

Saturday, November 4, 8:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli bombing targeted the entrance to Al-Nasr Children’s Hospital in western Gaza, resulting in a number of killed and wounded.

ISRAELI FM: Israel has advised its citizens to reconsider traveling abroad in light of increasing cases of “anti-Semitism.”

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli army targeted solar panels in Gaza City, which are the only source of electricity for the remaining residents, noting that a number of wounded people arrived at Nasser Hospital following an Israeli raid in Khan Yunis.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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