GAZA LIVE BLOG: Khan Yunis Repels Repeated Israeli Attacks | Massacres in Center, South Gaza | Israel-Lebanon War Looming | Blinken in Region – DAY 92

Israel continues to strike the civilian population in Gaza. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israeli officials told the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation (KAN) that if an agreement is not reached soon with Hezbollah a war is inevitable. 

The expected escalation in Lebanon comes at a time that Israel continues to sink deeper into a long attrition war in Gaza, where massacres, but also fierce Resistance continue. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 22,722 Palestinians have been killed, and 58,166 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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Sunday, January 7, 03:20 am


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

The number of Palestinians killed in an Israeli shelling targeting a building housing displaced people in Rafah has risen to seven.

Sunday, January 7, 00:45 am

AL-JAZEERA: Fierce clashes in various axes around the city of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza. Loud explosions heard.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives to Jordan.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: 17 killed, including 12 children, in Israeli strike on a house in Khan Yunis, in southern Gaza.

NORWEGIAN FM: Espen Barth Eide said: “There is no humanitarian crisis worse than the one in Gaza.”

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Four Palestinians killed and others wounded in Israeli shelling on an UNRWA school housing displaced people in the Al-Maghazi refugee camp, in central Gaza.

NYT (Citing Institute for Exports and International Trade): The world is heading towards the disruption of global supply chains due to the Red Sea attacks by Yemen’s Ansarallah.

Saturday, January 6, 11:40 pm

AL-JAZEERA: Two Palestinians were killed, and others wounded in an Israeli raid on a house in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN FACTIONS: The occupation’s plans to establish a political administration under civilian names will fail in the face of the steadfastness and resistance of our people.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Crowds of Israelis demonstrated in Tel Aviv and other cities to demand the dismissal of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government, holding early elections, and working to return prisoners held by the Palestinian resistance in Gaza.

HAARETZ: The Israeli State Comptroller intends to conduct a detailed review during the war.

Saturday, January 6, 10:15 pm

AL-MAYADEEN: A field source reported on Saturday a total Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza and North governorates, with the exception of Al-Tawam and Al-Maqousi Towers areas, which are a major supply and withdrawal route. The source also said that the occupation did not withdraw from Route 10 and its surroundings, which separates Gaza from the center.

Saturday, January 6, 9:15 pm

AL-JAZEERA: 30 Palestinians have been killed in Khan Yunis as a result of continued Israeli raids and bombing since dawn on Saturday.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli air defenses intercepted a drone that infiltrated from southern Lebanon towards Western Galilee.

ISRAELI ARMY: There is an underground city in Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA (quoting Lebanese government source): Hezbollah informed Borrell of the necessity of stopping the Gaza war before discussing the Lebanese file.

BLINKEN: Türkiye plays an important role in the post-war arrangements.

Saturday, January 6, 8:00 pm

US CENTRAL COMMAND: A US Navy ship shot down a drone launched from Yemen in the southern Red Sea on Saturday.

ISRAELI ARMY: The deputy commander of the training unit with the Israeli Nahal Brigade was killed during the battles in the northern Gaza Strip on Saturday.


A Palestinian woman was killed and a others were wounded in an Israeli raid on Salah al-Din Street, near the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

A child was killed and others were wounded as a result of an Israeli bombing on the Al-Zawaideh area in the central Gaza Strip.

Saturday, January 6, 6:50 pm

AL-JAZEERA: Hundreds demonstrated in Haifa, demanding the dismissal of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government.

FRANCH FM: Iran and its proxies must immediately stop actions that destabilize.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed military concentrations in the station area in the center of Khan Yunis with heavy-caliber mortar shells.

CHANNEL 13: 169 former military commanders expressed in a letter their support for Chief of Staff Herzi Halevy amid attacks by some ministers.

EU BORRELL: European Union foreign policy official Josep Borrell met with a Hezbollah delegation headed by Mohamed Raad.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: The US State Department said that Secretary Anthony Blinken stressed – during his visit to Turkey – the need to release hostages, expand aid, and reduce civilian casualties.

Saturday, January 6, 5:15 pm


Israeli raids targeted the Qalila Plain, south of the Lebanese city of Tyre.

Ten Palestinians were martyred in the targeting of a gathering near the Saraya Junction, west of Gaza City.

Casualties in the Israeli bombing of a house in the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Bayad Blida site with missile weapons and achieved a direct hit.

TURKIYE: The Turkish Foreign Ministry said that Minister Hakan Fidan discussed with his American counterpart, Anthony Blinken, the humanitarian tragedy in the Gaza Strip.

Saturday, January 6, 4:00 pm

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli raids destroyed a number of homes in the center of the city of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

CHANNEL 12: Channel 12 quoted former Israeli Deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan as saying that Defense Council Minister Benny Gantz must submit his resignation because the current government will not fall as long as he is in it.

Saturday, January 6, 3:00 pm

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in several areas of Upper Galilee, coinciding with the suspicion of a drone infiltration from southern Lebanon.

BLOOMBERG (quoting senior US official): Washington is seeking to garner Ankara’s support for plans to govern Gaza after the war.

BORRELL: The only solution that achieves Israel’s security is the two-state solution.

Hezbollah Fires Rockets at Israel in ‘Initial Response’ to Arouri’s Assassination

AL-JAZEERA: A child was killed and other Palestinians were wounded in the Israeli bombing of a house in the Beit Lahia project in the Gaza Strip.

NBC (quoting Israeli officials): Israel’s intelligence services formed a joint mission under the name “Indigo” to hunt down Hamas activists and Israel is behind Arouri’s assassination.

CHANNEL 12: A drone from Lebanon was intercepted in Western Galilee.


Sirens sounded in the Jordan Valley for the first time since the outbreak of war.

Sirens sounded in Tiberias and the occupied southern Golan.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: Israeli artillery and drones are violently bombarding the vicinity of Al-Amal Hospital in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

Saturday, January 6, 2:00 pm

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli air and artillery bombardment targeted the Beit Lahia project area in the northern Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: We evacuated 11 wounded from Al-Shifa Medical Complex, in coordination with the International Red Cross.


Sirens are sounding in the Western Galilee.

Clashes and Israeli bombing on the town of Al-Zawaideh in central Gaza.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted two Merkava tanks in the Bureij camp.

MIKATI: Any escalation in southern Lebanon will lead the region to a comprehensive explosion.

AL-JAZEERA: Clashes between the Resistance and the occupation forces in northern Gaza.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: We succeeded in restoring some operating rooms at the Al-Shifa Medical Complex, west of Gaza City.

Saturday, January 6, 1:00 pm

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We detonated an explosive device with Israeli force east of Khan Yunis.

MAERSK: “The situation in the Red Sea is constantly evolving and remains very volatile, and all available intelligence confirms that security risks remain at a remarkably high level.”

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We surrounded 9 soldiers in Bani Suhaila and left them dead and wounded.

AL-JAZEERA: Violent clashes are now taking place between the Palestinian resistance and the Israeli occupation army west of the Jabaliya camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We eliminated 8 Israeli soldiers east of Khan Yunis.


An Israeli air strike targeted the town of Burj al-Muluk in the eastern sector of southern Lebanon.

Israeli occupation aircraft renewed their heavy raids on the city of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 22,722 Palestinians have been killed, and 58,166 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

Saturday, January 6, 12:00 pm

LEBANESE NEWS AGENCY: The Israeli occupation aircraft launched an air attack on the outskirts of the towns of Aita al-Shaab, Yaroun, and Beit Lev in the south of the country.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation army is detaining television teams, including the Al Jazeera crew, in the Gaza Strip and preventing them from continuing their work.

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli bombing targeted citizens’ homes in the central region of the Gaza Strip, leaving 25 martyrs and dozens wounded.

Saturday, January 6, 11:00 am

AL-AQSA TV: 22 Palestinians have been killed in Khan Yunis since dawn on Saturday.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Metulla site and the Honin barracks.

AMBREY: We received a report about a security incident in Bab al-Mandab.

IRANIAN PRESIDENT: “The Zionist entity will soon cease to exist, despite the great support it receives from the forces of global arrogance.”

BRITISH FINANCE MINISTER: Attacks on ships in the Red Sea may affect our economy

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We are engaged in fierce clashes with the occupation in Ma’an, east of Khan Yunis.

Saturday, January 6, 10:00 am

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Blinken’s visit aims to prevent a broader conflict in the region.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The occupation stole 150 bodies from the Al-Tuffah cemetery.

CHANNEL 12: 4 rockets landed near Kiryat Shmona.


Israeli warplanes fired a number of missiles towards several towns in southern Lebanon.

Sirens sounded in all the towns of the occupied Syrian Golan, amid suspicion of a drone infiltration.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted Meron Air Base as an initial response to the assassination of Al-Arouri.

AL-JAZERA: Clashes and violent artillery shelling in central Gaza.

Saturday, January 6, 09:00 am

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: About 40 rocket shells have been launched from Lebanon towards the Mount Meron area in Israel.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens are sounding again in Margaliot, Misgav Am, and Al-Manara in the Western Galilee.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army closes all streets and intersections along the border with Lebanon.

IRGC COMMANDER (to Tasnim News Agency): We are facing a comprehensive battle with Israel, and many of its weak points cannot be restored.”


Israeli occupation forces launched artillery shelling on various areas in southern Lebanon, amid an intense flight of warplanes.

Sirens sounded in 94 towns on the border with Lebanon.

Six Kornet guided missiles were launched towards Israeli positions off the southern border of Lebanon.

32 missiles were fired from southern Lebanon towards Israeli positions in the Upper Galilee.

Saturday, January 6, 08:00 am

ISRAELI ARMY: Army commanders accuse cabinet ministers of fighting them.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli occupation artillery is intensively shelling the Bureij and Al-Maghazi camps in the central Gaza Strip.

Saturday, January 6, 07:00 am

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: an Israeli bombing of two homes in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip left five martyrs and a number of injuries.

ISRAELI MINISTERS (to Haaretz): The army has not yet achieved the goals of the war in Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: 18 martyrs in Israeli bombing on Khan Yunis.

Saturday, January 6, 05:45 am

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Fierce clashes between Palestinian factions and the Israeli occupation forces in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

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