GAZA LIVE BLOG: New Massacres in Khan Yunis, Rafah and Other Parts of Besieged Gaza as Netanyahu Speaks of ‘Tactical Pauses’ – DAY 32

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

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is open to ‘tactical pauses’ in the Israeli war on Gaza, massacres were reported in various parts of the Strip. 

Meanwhile, Al-Qassam Brigades declared that it had destroyed more Israeli tanks in fierce fighting on the outskirts of several Gaza City neighborhoods. 

Concurrently, the Gaza Ministry of Health declared that the death toll resulting from the Israeli attacks on the Strip has risen to 10,328 with nearly 26,000 wounded, and thousands are still buried under the rubble. 

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Wednesday, November 8, 04:30 am (GMT+3)


Several Palestinians killed, and others wounded following Israeli shelling that targeted a house in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Israeli artillery continues to shell several areas in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli military fired flares a short while ago over Al-Shifa Hospital.

INDONESIAN HOSPITAL: The director of the Indonesian hospital in Gaza said that Israeli shelling was continuing in the vicinity of the hospital and that electricity would be cut “within hours” because the hospital is running out of fuel.

‘Israel is Starving Us’ – Gaza Children Hold Press Conference at Al-Shifa Hospital (VIDEO)

Wednesday, November 8, 12:45 am (GMT+3)

WHITE HOUSE: US President Joe Biden said that he requested, during a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, a temporary cessation of fighting in Gaza.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: The US Administration is intensifying its pressure on Israel to reduce the severity of the raids.

WSJ: Israel rented two missile defense systems

CNN (CITING NETANYAHU’S CHIEF ADVISOR): “There must be an Israeli security presence in Gaza, and this does not mean occupying it and controlling its population.”

POLITICO (CITING US OFFICIALS) The Biden administration is confident that Israel is moving slightly and gradually to accept humanitarian truces.

Tuesday, November 7, 11:30 pm (GMT+3)

DIRECTOR OF GAZA STRIP HOSPITALS: The situation in the Gaza Strip’s hospitals is catastrophic and cannot be described, especially in the northern regions.

Tuesday, November 7, 10:30 pm (GMT+3)

HAMAS TOP OFFICIAL TO AL-JAZEERA: The Americans failed and cannot impose political options on Gaza. The Americans are delusional in talking about rearranging the situation in Gaza.

HAMAS: US talk about the future of Gaza indicates arrogance and recklessness.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We renew the bombing of Tel Aviv in response to the occupation massacres.

Tuesday, November 7, 9:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: 348 soldiers and officers, 59 policemen, and 10 intelligence personnel had been killed since the beginning of the war.

KIRBY: We will ensure that Israel has the resources necessary to defend itself.

AL-JAZEERA: Sounds of explosions shook the city of Tel Aviv, and other cities in its suburbs were also subjected to successive missile attacks.

PENTAGON: We are monitoring an increase in attacks on our forces in Syria and Iraq.

ISRAELI FM (TO WALL STREET JOURNAL): “We do not want to rule Gaza or impose a civil administration in the Strip.”

AL-JAZEERA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded as a result of Israeli raids that targeted the Al-Fallujah area in the Jabalia camp, north of the Gaza Strip.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: There is no bakery operating now. The war on Gaza is a war of starvation, extermination and ethnic cleansing.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Gaza is Palestinian territory and will remain so, and we do not support its reoccupation.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We destroyed 15 military vehicles in 24 hours.

NETANYAHU: Netanyahu: We will not stop bombing, and we will not bring in fuel before the kidnappers are released.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam Brigades said that they were “ramming the enemy forces penetrating the northwest and south axes of Gaza City with dozens of mortar shells.”

Tuesday, November 7, 8:30 pm (GMT+3)


– Our targets are Hamas terrorists in Gaza, especially their facilities and leaders.

– (Leader of Hamas) Yahya Al-Sinwar is primarily responsible for the October 7 attack. 

– Eliminating Yahya Sinwar is one of our goals in this war, in addition to the rest of Hamas’ leaders.

– We are determined to achieve our goal and accomplish the mission, which is to dismantle Hamas and its capabilities and reach its leaders and fighters.

– We will fight to achieve our goal of eliminating Hamas, returning the kidnapped people, and changing the situation in Gaza.

– We are making progress from the north and south to the heart of Gaza City, and we are fighting inside residential areas.

– A ceasefire for humanitarian reasons must be for the sake of the kidnapped first.

– We are fighting vigorously in Gaza, our forces are also present at the Lebanon border. 

– The pressures on us will increase and will require difficult leadership decisions, but we will not stop fighting the war that has been imposed on us.

– We have no intention of going to war with Hezbollah, and if Nasrallah makes a mistake, he will destroy Lebanon.

Tuesday, November 7, 7:30 pm (GMT+3)

US DEPUTY REPRESENTATIVE TO UN: US President Biden supports a temporary humanitarian truce for the release of hostages and the delivery of aid.

US STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN: A US State Department spokesman said that the department helped more than 400 American citizens, permanent residents, and others to leave the Gaza Strip.

CHINA: China’s representative at the United Nations said that his country rejects the forced displacement of Palestinians in Gaza, and calls for the cancellation of evacuation orders.

ISRAELI WAR COUNCIL MEMBER BENNY GANTZ: Hamas has no right to exist, and we are targeting its leaders wherever they are.

AL-JAZEERA: 5 Palestinians were killed in the bombing of two houses in Jabalia camp.

HEZBOLLAH DEPUTY-SECRETARY TO NBC: If Israel and America continue their aggression, this will lead to a comprehensive confrontation. Hezbollah is participating in order to relieve pressure on Gaza.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: The Al-Quds Brigades – the military wing of the Islamic Jihad Movement – said that its fighters were able to strike personnel and vehicles of the occupation forces east of Khan Yunis (southern Gaza Strip), with a barrage of mortar shells.

Tuesday, November 7, 6:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Families of American detainees in the Gaza Strip said that US President Joe Biden has repeatedly shown that he does not give importance to the well-being of their children.

NORWEGIAN FM: What is happening in Gaza is terrible and horrific on a humanitarian level.

ISRAELI DEFENSE MINISTER: We will eliminate Hamas leaders.

Tuesday, November 7, 5:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Tuffah neighborhood, east of Gaza City.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army said that its forces detected about 20 missile launches from Lebanon towards Israel and that they are currently attacking the sources of the fire.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sound in Ashdod and the Gaza Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: About 1.5 million citizens were forced to flee their homes in the Gaza Strip as a result of the war, stressing that they are in urgent and immediate need of support.

AL-JAZEERA: Violent explosions sounded in the vicinity of the town of Majdal Shams in the occupied Syrian Golan.

AL-JAZEERA: A large fire broke out as a result of an Israeli bombing on the Tal al-Hawa area, west of Gaza City.

Tuesday, November 7, 4:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI SOUTHERN BRIGADE COMMANDER: Dismantling Hamas requires time.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our fighters destroyed two Israeli tanks north of Beit Hanoun, and a third in the Beach Camp, with Al-Yassin 105 shells.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Dozens of Palestinians were killed and wounded in a new Israeli massacre in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza.

UNRWA: UNRWA operations in Gaza may be halted due to fuel shortages.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our fighters destroyed an Israeli tank in the Al-Ziraa area, north of Beit Hanoun (northeast of the Gaza Strip) with an Al-Yassin 105 shell.

Tuesday, November 7, 3:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli artillery shelling targeted homes in Al-Zaytoun and Al-Sabra, east of Gaza City.

RED CROSS: Aid is slowly arriving in Gaza, but not to its north.

PRESIDENT OF EU COUNCIL: The President of the European Council called for a humanitarian truce, the opening of safe corridors in Gaza, and the release of all hostages.

BLOOMBERG: Israel’s foreign reserves fell by more than $7 billion last month.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The so-called safe corridors have become corridors of death.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Israel obstructed the release of 12 foreigners that we were about to release.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli aircraft are currently bombing the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood in the Gaza Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The death toll resulting from the Israeli attacks on the Strip has risen to 10,328, including 4,237 children, with nearly 26,000 wounded.

Tuesday, November 7, 2:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI MEDIA: Air defenses intercepted a drone near the Lebanese border.

WORLD FOOD PROGRAM: “The food available in Gaza has reached a critical point and is about to run out, and we call for the immediate entry of aid.”

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We destroyed two additional tanks on the outskirts of the Shati (Beach) camp with two “Al-Yassin 105” shells.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: More than 2,800 people remain under the rubble.

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: About 900,000 citizens are still present in the Gaza and North Gaza governorates. No aids have reached them since the beginning of the Israeli aggression on October 7.

AL-JAZEERA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded as a result of Israeli aircraft bombing a group of citizens in the Al-Nasr neighborhood in Gaza City.

ISRAEL’S CHANNEL 14: Gunfire and mortar shells were fired at Arab Al-Aramsha in the western sector near the border with Lebanon.

Tuesday, November 7, 1:00 pm (GMT+3)

DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS: The Israeli authorities prevent the entry of some medical materials into the Gaza Strip.

NORWEGIAN FM: There must be a ceasefire in Gaza and the protection of civilians, infrastructure and humanitarian workers.

WHO: Surgical operations are performed on some people in Gaza without anesthesia, including amputations.

AL-QASSAM: We attacked the enemy crowds penetrating the Gaza Strip with heavy-caliber mortar shells.

Tuesday, November 7, 12:00 pm (GMT+3)

BLOOMBERG (CITING US OFFICIALS) Nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Florida had arrived in the Gulf region.

UNRWA: 70% of the population of the Gaza Strip have become displaced.

KREMLIN: The humanitarian situation in Gaza is catastrophic.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The lives of about 70 children in Al-Rantisi Hospital are in danger after Israel threatened to bomb it.

AL-JAZEERA: 3 children were killed in a bombing that targeted a house in the Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army asked residents of the border areas with Lebanon to stay at home and stay near shelters.

WAFA: WAFA journalist, Muhammad Abu Hasira, and a number of his family members, were killed in an Israeli bombing that targeted their home, west of Gaza.

FORMER ISRAELI PM EHUD BARAK (TO POLITICO): Israel has only weeks to defeat Hamas due to dwindling global sympathy.

Tuesday, November 7, 10:30 am (GMT+3)

UNRWA: The residents of Gaza have been subjected to a tragedy of enormous proportions.

PPC: The Palestinian Prisoners’ Club announced that the occupation forces have arrested 2,200 Palestinians in the West Bank since the start of the war on the Gaza Strip a month ago.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The number of journalist martyrs since the beginning of the Israeli aggression on Gaza had risen to 48.

NYT (QUOTING US PRESIDENT BIDEN): Biden was surprised by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s unwillingness to back down from attacking urban areas during the ongoing aggression on the Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam Brigades announced the destruction of 3 tanks, a troop carrier, and a bulldozer belonging to the Israeli occupation forces, in clashes on the outskirts of Al-Shati Camp, in which Al-Yassin 105 missiles were used.

RED CROSS: Suhair Zaqout, spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Gaza, told Al Jazeera that the trucks that entered Gaza a month ago are equivalent to what used to enter the Strip in one day.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation forces shoot Palestinian girl at Qalandia military checkpoint, north of Jerusalem.

WHO: Israel has carried out 229 attacks on hospitals and healthcare centers since the outbreak of the aggression on the Gaza Strip on October 7.

Tuesday, November 7, 9:30 am (GMT+3)

RUSSIAN FM: The Russian Foreign Ministry said that the Israeli statement regarding the nuclear bomb raises questions about Israel’s possession of this weapon.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli drone bombed the vicinity of the town of Muhaibib in the central sector of southern Lebanon.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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