GAZA LIVE BLOG: New Israeli Massacres in Gaza | Fierce Clashes at Border Regions / Death Toll Rises in West Bank – DAY 24

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

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Despite a massive Israeli military buildup around the Gaza borders and infiltrations on the outskirts of the besieged Strip, Palestinian Resistance continues to repel Israeli attacks.

To justify its military failure, the Israeli army continues to pound civilian homes throughout the Gaza Strip with new massacres reported everywhere in the besieged enclave.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza released the latest casualty figures. It reported that the number of Palestinians killed as a result of the ongoing Israeli war on Gaza exceeded 8,306, including 3,457 children, 2,136 women, and 21,048 wounded.

Meanwhile, the Israeli occupation army carried out several deadly raids in Jenin and elsewhere in the West Bank.

Meanwhile, Palestinian and Lebanese Resistance continues…

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Tuesday, October 31, 07:30 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Al-Jazeera correspondent reported that sirens sounded this morning at the Kibbutz Erez crossing in the northern Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: The Israeli occupation forces blew up the house of Saleh Al-Arouri, deputy head of Hamas’ political bureau, in the town of Aroura in the West Bank.

JAPAN: Tokyo has imposed a new set of sanctions on individuals and companies allegedly linked to Hamas in Gaza, a statement from Japan’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Alibaba, Baidu Drop ‘Israel’ from Digital Maps

Tuesday, October 31, 04:10 am (GMT+3)

WAFA: At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling that targeted a house belonging to the Abu Shamala family near the headquarters of the medical services in the Zawaida area in the central Gaza Strip.


Seven Palestinians were killed, and others wounded in an Israeli strike on a house in the Zeitoun neighborhood in the Gaza Strip.

Sirens were sounding in the Israeli area of Netiv Ha’sara.

Israeli raids target the vicinity of the European Gaza Hospital in the southern Gaza Strip.

CNN (Citing Israeli military): Israel believes that 238 Hamas hostages with Hamas.

Putin Links Gaza to Multipolar World: ‘Russia is Bulwark for Those Who Fight for Freedom’

Tuesday, October 31, 01:30 am (GMT+3)

AL-MAYADEEN: Israeli airstrikes and artillery shelling targeted different areas in the Gaza Strip. Many are reportedly killed and wounded in Israeli strikes at homes in the Zeitoun neighborhood of Gaza and Zawaida in the central Gaza Strip. Ten civilians, including children, were confirmed killed in the Zawaida attack alone.

ISRAEL: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said humanitarian aid (as in controlling aid to Gaza – PC) is allowing Israel to achieve its goals of the war on Gaza. Netanyahu has threatened to stop humanitarian aid if it is found that Hamas has taken it over.

AL-JAZEERA: Three children were killed, and a number of people were injured in an Israeli shelling that targeted a house in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM: Palestinian fighters clash with Israeli occupation forces in southern Gaza. Al-Qassam confirmed that it targeted four Israeli vehicles with Al-Yassin-105 shells and improvised explosive devices. The group also said that Al-Qassam fighters targeted an Israeli tank and bulldozer in northwestern Gaza with Al-Yassin 105 shells.

Monday, October 30, 12:00 am (GMT+3)

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The Israeli bombing destroyed more than 50% of the housing units. Israeli bombing crimes left more than 10,000 dead or missing.

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Monday, October 30, 11:00 pm (GMT+3)

US ENVOY TO UNITED NATIONS: Hamas’ activity in civilian areas does not absolve Israel of its responsibility to protect civilian lives.

AL-JAZEERA: Israel is currently launching intensive raids on sites northwest of Gaza City. Intense bombing coincided with clashes on the ground between the resistance and the occupation forces.

KIRBY: We do not support a ceasefire in Gaza.

UNRWA: Half of Gaza’s population was expelled from their areas.

KIRBY: We discussed with the Israelis the issue of the two-state solution, as it is the best solution for everyone.

KIRBY: Our forces are in the Middle East to confront the growing threats, especially at this stage.

KIRBY: I do not think there is a desire among the Palestinians in Gaza to leave their homeland

REUTERS (QUOTING ISRAEL’S AMBASSADOR TO UN): “The United Nations has failed us. The UN and its agencies have not done enough to condemn Hamas.”

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sound in Tel Aviv and its suburbs.

AL-JAZEERA: A senior British official was dismissed for supporting a ceasefire in Gaza.

Monday, October 30, 10:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: We will not reveal any details regarding the circumstances of the female soldier’s release.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES SPOKESMAN: We say to the families of Israeli prisoners that their government is risking the lives of their children to buy time.

HAMAS SPOKESMAN HAZEM QASSEM: Hamas is ready to release all Israeli prisoners in exchange for all Palestinian prisoners held by the Israeli occupation.

HAMAS SPOKESMAN HAZEM QASSEM: Talks about the liberation of an Israeli female soldier only aims at watering down the message of the female prisoner.

HAMAS: Targeting the Turkish Friendship Hospital is a deliberate, barbaric act, and we warn against the occupation committing a new massacre.”

Monday, October 30, 8:30 pm (GMT+3)

US STATE DEPARTMENT: “We do not believe that a ceasefire in Gaza will be a step in the right direction.”

EU PARLIAMENT PRESIDENT: Europe called for a humanitarian truce, avoidance of escalation, and full respect for humanitarian law.

PUTIN: “The horrific events in Gaza cannot be justified in any way. The United States is not satisfied with Russia’s participation in a settlement in the Middle East and seeks to spread chaos.”

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed Ashkelon with an intense missile barrage.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens are sounding in Asqalan (Ashkelon) now.

AL-JAZEERA: The families of the detainees who appeared in a recording of the Qassam called on US President Joe Biden to “do everything in his power to release everyone.”

US STATE DEPARTMENT: “We advised the Israelis to set realistic goals for their military operations and try to avoid targeting civilians.”

ISRAELI STRATEGIC AFFAIRS MINISTER: The expansion of the operation will continue for days and will help conclude a hostage agreement.

AL-JAZEERA: Israel announced temporarily stopping the transfer of millions of tax payments to the authority in the West Bank, claiming its support for Operation Al-Aqsa Flood.

Monday, October 30, 7:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI DEFENSE MINISTER: We will achieve the goal of the ground operation in Gaza by returning the kidnapped people and dismantling Hamas’ capabilities.

UN SPOKESMAN:It is impossible to evacuate Gaza’s hospitals without exposing patients to danger.

ISRAELI ARMY: We released a female soldiers who was being held by Hamas in Gaza.

Monday, October 30, 6:30 pm (GMT+3)

ANADOLU NEWS AGENCY: Israeli warplanes bombed the third and last floor of the main building of the hospital, causing severe damage to it. This is the only Palestinian hospital for cancer patients in the Gaza Strip.

RESISTANCE NEWS NETWORK: Intense clashes are ongoing with the occupation forces near the border, west of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip. The resistance is detonating explosive devices, firing several anti-armor rockets, while the occupation forces are intensively launching flare bombs into the skies.

Monday, October 30, 6:00 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Al-Qassam fighters ambushed enemy forces advancing in the northwest of Beit Lahia, launching Yasin 105 rockets and using automatic weapons under the cover of sniper rifles.

LEBANESE ARMY: The Lebanese Army announced that it had found 21 missile launching pads in the south of the country.

PPC: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Club announced that the Israeli occupation forces detained 85 Palestinian civilians from different areas in the West Bank during the past hours.

ISRAELI HOME FRONT: Sirens are sounding in Tel Aviv.

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa called on the United Nations to deploy a rapid force to protect civilians in the Gaza Strip from the continuing bombardment, amid Israel’s escalation of its war on the Strip.

HEZBOLLAH: Our fighters targeted the Jal Al-Alam site in Naqoura with guided missiles, achieving direct hits on its shelters and equipment.

HEZBOLLAH: Our fighters targeted the technical equipment of the “Branit” barracks with appropriate weapons, achieving direct hits in the barracks, its shelters, and its guards.

Monday, October 30, 5:27 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: “Our mujahideen are engaged in clashes with machine guns and Al-Yassin 105 shells with enemy forces northwest of Gaza.”

Monday, October 30, 4:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam brigades broadcast a video of an Israeli woman held in Gaza sending a message to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Our fighters targeted an Israeli armored force in an ambush east of Al-Zaytoun area.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Al-Quds Brigades bombed the “Miftahim” complex with a missile barrage.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Al-Qassam Brigades bombarded the vehicles penetrating northwest of Beit Lahia with mortar shells.

Monday, October 30, 3:40 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QUDS: Our fighters trapped “an armored force of the Israeli enemy in a tight ambush east of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, resulting in casualties among its ranks.”

LEBANESE PM: Lebanon’s Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, confirmed that he is working to “avoid Lebanon entering the war.”

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: What is happening in Tel al-Hawa is genocide and a holocaust. The Israeli occupation has destroyed the side streets, and we cannot reach them.

AL-QASSAM: The Al-Qassam Brigades confirmed that they bombed the city of Bir Seb’a (Bersheeba) with a missile attack, in response to targeting civilians.

SPA: The Saudi Foreign Minister calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

Monday, October 30, 2:00 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: The Al-Quds Brigades announced that they targeted a crowd of Israeli army vehicles penetrating the Sudaniya area, northwest of the Gaza Strip, with a barrage of mortar shells.

AL-JAZEERA: Israel threatens to bomb the home of the Al Jazeera English correspondent in Gaza, Youmna Al-Sayed.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army said that it bombarded areas in southern Lebanon with artillery, from which mortar shells were fired towards Israel.

RUSSIAN MEDIA: Flights from Tel Aviv to Makhachkala and Mineralnye Vody in Dagestan were diverted to airports in other cities in Russia.

AL-AZHAR AL-SHARIF: The Islamic scientific body and the largest religious institution in Egypt called on Arab and Islamic countries to support Gaza.

ISLAMIC JIHAD: The enemy received strikes at the hands of the resistance.

The enemy received strikes at the hands of the resistance.

The enemy penetrated into open areas of Gaza with heavy air cover, which led to massacres being committed against civilians.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The number of Palestinians killed as a result of the ongoing Israeli war on Gaza exceeded 8,306, including 3,457 children, 2,136 women, and 21,048 wounded.

Monday, October 30, 1:00 pm (GMT+3)


RED CROSS: The situation in Gaza is getting worse.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombed wo Israeli vehicles east of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood on the southeastern outskirts of Gaza City with “Al-Yassin 105” missiles.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombed the occupied city of Ashdod with a missile barrage in response to targeting civilians.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: A building and factory in the city of Asqalan (Ashkelon) were hit by rockets fired from Gaza, causing damage.

Monday, October 30 11:59 am (GMT+3)

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The Resistance forced the Israeli occupation forces to withdraw after they advanced to Salah al-Din Street, which connects the northern and southern Strip.

Monday, October 30, 11:16 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Al Jazeera’s correspondent said that resistance members targeted Israeli tanks that penetrated Salah al-Din Street, indicating violent clashes in the area.

HAMAS: The resistance is confronting the Israeli incursion into Gaza, and Al-Qassam is managing the battle efficiently.

Monday, October 30, 11:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Al Jazeera correspondent Wael Al-Dahdouh reported that the Israeli occupation forces penetrated a distance of about 3 kilometers from the border fence and reached Salah al-Din Street, which is the main road linking the northern and southern Gaza Strip, indicating that the Palestinian resistance is clashing with the invading forces.

BRITISH FM: Israel must comply with international law.

Monday, October 30, 10:00 am (GMT+3)

IRANIAN FM: The Iranian Foreign Ministry called for an immediate international investigation into the massacres committed by Israel against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam Brigades announced that they bombed the Netivot settlement in the Naqab with a missile salvo fired from the Gaza Strip.

Monday, October 30, 9:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes launched new raids on the Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, west of Gaza City.

SAVE THE CHILDREN: Israel killed more than 3,200 children in Gaza in 3 weeks, noting that another thousand children are missing.

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: The Ministry of Interior in Gaza announced the death of 11 Palestinians and the injury of others as a result of the Israeli occupation aircraft bombing a house in Al-Zawaida in the central Gaza Strip.

JENIN BATTALION: We caused deaths and injuries among the occupation forces.

Monday, October 30, 8:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Two Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombing east of Rafah.

AL-JAZEERA: The Palestinian resistance confirmed that it was confronting Israeli forces that had penetrated into open areas near the border fence, especially in the northern Gaza Strip, and expected losses among its ranks.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army said it will continue to expand its ground operations.

AL-JAZEERA: Renewed Israeli raids east of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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