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Majority of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza are women and children. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

It was still early morning when Israel’s war on Gaza took another turn for the worse. Scores of Israeli soldiers were killed in Maghazi, in central Gaza, and 13 others were killed in Khan Yunis. 

Those killed in Maghazi were reportedly only 600 meters away from the fence separating Israel from besieged Gaza. As for those killed in Khan Yunis, they were killed in fierce battles around the city. 

Meanwhile, Israel continued to target Palestinian civilians throughout the Strip. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 25,490 Palestinians have been killed, and 63,354 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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Wednesday, January 24, 08:45 am (GMT+2)

NORWAY: Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide:

We must achieve a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, a significant increase in humanitarian aid and a two-state solution.

We want to host a humanitarian conference for the reconstruction of Gaza, and the situation there is like hell on earth.

PALESTINIAN MEDICAL SOURCE (Cited in Al-Jazeera): A Palestinian medical source said that 50 people were killed and 120 others were wounded in Israeli shelling on the western areas of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours.

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: The Islamic Resistance in Iraq announced on Wednesday that it had targeted with a rocket barrage the US Coneco miltiary base in Deir Ezzor, eastern Syria.

MSF: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) expressed concern for the safety of those inside Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, and called for them to be protected. The organization said in a statement that as the shelling approaches the areas around Nasser Hospital, the wounded will not be able to receive the necessary care.

REUTERS (Citing unnamed sources): There are intensive mediation efforts to reach a phased agreement, leading to a prisoner exchange between the Palestinian Resistance and Israel and a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

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Wednesday, January 24, 03:15 am (GMT+2)

UNITED NATIONS: Secretary-General António Guterres has described Israel’s rejection of a two-state solution as “unacceptable” and would prolong the conflict in Gaza.

IRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that instead of calling for restraint, Washington should force the Israeli regime to stop the war on Gaza.

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Israel had informed the United States of its intention to build a kilometer-wide buffer zone on the Gaza border.

RUSSIA: Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the world must take urgent action to ensure a ceasefire in Gaza and end the suffering of the Palestinians.

‘Fire Rained down on Us’ – Palestinian Woman Describes Horrific Israeli Crime (VIDEO)

Wednesday, January 24, 12:20 am (GMT+2)

LAVROV: We must take urgent action to ensure a ceasefire in Gaza and end the suffering of Palestinians. We must take steps to avoid further destabilization in other regions of the Middle East.

BLINKEN: We reject any permanent change to the geographical status of Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: 7 Palestinians were killed and 15 others were injured as a result of an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Jabalia refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI MEDIA: 200 reservists have been killed since the beginning of the war.

NYT: Israel is planning a kilometer-deep buffer zone in Gaza.

‘No Let-up in the Atrocities Inflicted on Gaza’ – UN Relief Chief

Tuesday, January 23, 10:00 pm (GMT+2)

SLOVENIAN FM: there must be an immediate ceasefire in Gaza to provide aid to the residents of the Strip and release the hostages.

GUTERRES: We face an unjustified refusal to enter essential materials into Gaza.

ISRAELI SOROKA HOSPITAL: We received today 14 soldiers injured during the battles in Gaza, including 3 in serious condition.

JERUSALEM POST: The killing of 21 Israeli soldiers in one incident reinforces fears of an even higher death toll at this stage.

11,000 Children Killed in 108 Days – Israel’s Genocide in Gaza Continues

Tuesday, January 23, 8:50 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: The occupation army pledges to investigate the killing of 21 officers and soldiers.

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We carried out, today, Tuesday, two separate drone attacks on the Ain al-Asad base – which houses American forces – in Anbar Governorate, west of the country.

MAARIV: Hamas tunnels continue to challenge the army as heavy fighting continues in Khan Yunis.

MEDICAL SOURCE: The bodies of 40 Palestinians have arrived at hospitals following the Israeli bombing of the city of Khan Yunis since this morning.

WHITE HOUSE: We support a long truce in Gaza to release captives.

Indescribable Catastrophe – Health System in Khan Yunis is Collapsing

Tuesday, January 23, 8:00 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: 392 officers and soldiers are still undergoing treatment, 42 of whom have serious injuries.

WSJ: Washington does not expect Israel to leave the Gaza Strip quickly.

CHANNEL 14: Israel seeks a political agreement with Lebanon without fighting.

Israel Kills 195 Palestinians in 24 Hours in New Gaza Massacres

Tuesday, January 23, 7:00 pm (GMT+2)

NETANYAHU: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed the families of prisoners held by the resistance in Gaza that “Israel is ready to make concessions for the sake of a new deal.”

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: 50 female soldiers refused military service in the border reconnaissance units following the events of last October 7.

Tuesday, January 23, 6:15 pm (GMT+2)

KAN: The Israeli Broadcasting Corporation said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed his government ministers that the third phase of the war on Gaza will take six months.

ISRAELI CHIEF OF STAFF: We are still fighting, the battle will be long, and we will need reserve forces again.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli occupation forces blew up a residential square in the center of the city of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

EU FOREIGN POLICY CHIEF: Israel does not have a veto against the Palestinians’ right to self-determination.

KAN: The Israeli Broadcasting Authority quoted an unnamed Israeli official as saying that the negotiations “are still ongoing and we have not received a negative response.”

WASHINGTON POST (quoting Israeli military officials): The Israeli army may lose gains in the Gaza Strip, due to the lack of a post-war strategy.

WFP: A spokeswoman for the United Nations World Food Program described Israel’s refusal of humanitarian missions to the northern Gaza Strip as “systematic restrictions.”

Tuesday, January 23, 5:00 pm (GMT+2)

CALCALIST (citing Israeli Ministry of Defense): The Israeli Army expects 20,000 disability applications to be submitted by the end of 2024, most of them due to the war on Gaza.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Medical teams are unable to transport serious cases.

ISRAELI GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN: There will be no ceasefire that allows Hamas to remain in power.

‘Fire Rained down on Us’ – Palestinian Woman Describes Horrific Israeli Crime (VIDEO)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We took control of “three Zionist drones, including two Maoz suicide drones,” south of the Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza City.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli occupation army claimed to have “completed the encirclement” of the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, January 23, 3:50 pm (GMT+2)

UNITED NATIONS: The death toll in Gaza is rising relentlessly.

FORMER HEAD OF ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE: Israel is in the midst of an earthquake that began last October 7, and what happened yesterday was one of its waves.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: “It appears that Hamas fighters have learned how the occupation army operates in Gaza.”

Scores of Israeli Officers, Soldiers Killed in Gaza Battles – BREAKING

BANK OF ISRAEL: War expenses will amount to more than $67 billion.

Tuesday, January 23, 3:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: All the roads leading to Al Amal Hospital in Khan Yunis have been closed due to the continuous firing by the occupation forces. Ambulances are trying to open alternative corridors to facilitate access to the hospital.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY SPOKESMAN: The intensity of the fire prevented the transfer of the wounded from the Nasser Medical Complex to the Jordanian Field Hospital.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We targeted a group of Israeli snipers who were holed up in a building in Al-Maghazi refugee camp (central Gaza Strip) with two Type 107 guided missiles.

Tuesday, January 23, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli forces are closing Street 5 leading to the coastal road from Khan Yunis towards Rafah, preventing the movement of displaced people, adding that the occupation forces are firing on the roads leading to Al-Rashid Street from Khan Yunis.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli tank west of Khan Yunis.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: We received one dead and 12 wounded, as a result of the continued heavy Israeli bombing of the city of Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli tank opened fire on a civilian car in Rafah, killing four Palestinians who were trying to flee.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: The international community must intervene to stop crimes against civilians.

Tuesday, January 23, 1 pm (GMT+2)

WORLD FOOD PROGRAM: The risk of famine in areas of the Gaza Strip still exists, and the amounts of aid that crossed from the south to the north of the Strip are very small.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Israeli Meron Air Base with missiles, in response to assassinations in Lebanon and Syria and attacks on civilians.

Tuesday, January 23, 12 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli forces opened fire on one of the buildings of Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis from the western side, resulting in shrapnel falling on the hospital, which was crowded with wounded and displaced people.

MSF: Doctors Without Borders expressed its concern about the lack of ways to safely evacuate the medical team and patients from Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, stressing the continuation of severe bombardment in the southern and northern parts of the city since last night.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli media confirmed a power outage in a number of Galilee towns, after the latest missile attack launched by Hezbollah from southern Lebanon.

AL-QASSAM: We detonated a pre-rigged room with an Israeli foot force, killing 3 soldiers and wounding a number of others west of the city of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 25,490 Palestinians have been killed, and 63,354 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

The Israeli occupation committed 22 massacres in the Gaza Strip, killing 195 martyrs and 354 injured within 24 hours.

Tuesday, January 23, 11 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: 12 missiles were fired from southern Lebanon towards Israeli positions in Upper Galilee.

ANSARALLAH SPOKESMAN: We will respond to the American and British attacks.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted a gathering of Israeli occupation soldiers on Cobra Hill with missile weapons, and achieved direct hits there.

UNRWA: 750,000 in Gaza face catastrophic hunger.

Tuesday, January 23, 09:55 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI MEDIA: Sirens were heard in several areas of Upper Galilee.

BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY: British Foreign Secretary David Cameron said that his country will continue to work to weaken the Houthis’ ability to carry out attacks in the Red Sea.

ISRAELI SOROKA HOSPITAL: The hospital said in a statement that it had received 2,642 wounded soldiers since the beginning of the war, 33 of whom were still receiving treatment, including 11 in serious condition.

AL-QUS BRIGADES: We bombed, with a barrage of mortar shells, a gathering of Israeli occupation soldiers and vehicles, in the western Al-Muskar area in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, January 23, 09:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We shelled Tuesday morning with a barrage of mortar shells the stationing of soldiers and vehicles of the Israeli occupation army, in the area of Al-Maskar Al-Gharbi in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

YOAV GALLANT: Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant spoke of a difficult and painful morning and our hearts go out to the families of the victims in their most difficult times.

Scores of Israeli Officers, Soldiers Killed in Gaza Battles – BREAKING

ISAAC HERZOG: Israeli President Isaac Herzog said the news of the killing of many soldiers is hard to bear.

ELI COHEN: Israeli Energy Minister Eli Cohen said that this is very difficult and the killing of 21 soldiers in the Gaza Strip is a very high number.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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