GAZA LIVE BLOG: 400 Killed in One Day | Clashes in West Bank | Clashes in South Lebanon | Hamas, Iran Coordinate – DAY 16

A file photo from a recent Israeli attack at the Nuseirat refugee camp market, which resulting in the killing of many civilians. (Photo: via Paltimes)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israeli bombardment of Gaza intensified in the early morning hours of Sunday, following a bloody night that killed over 50 Palestinians and wounded hundreds.

Israel also bombed the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank, killing three Palestinians and wounding five. Also in the West Bank, Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian homes in Huwwara and other Palestinian towns.

The Israeli army continues to speak of the inevitability of a ground operation in Gaza, while Washington continues to build up support for Tel Aviv, both in the US and around the world.

 Meanwhile, the Palestinian Resistance continues.  

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Palestinian Ministry of Health: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 4,741 killed, and 14,245 wounded.


Monday, October 23, 05:00 am (GMT+3)

WAFA: The death toll of Palestinians killed in Israeli raids on the Gaza Strip on Sunday rose to more than 400, most of them children and women. The airstrikes were concentrated in Jabalia, Beit Lahiya, Nuseirat, Al-Rimal, Al-Shati, Khan Yunis and Rafah.

UN Agencies Call for Ceasefire, Urge the World to ‘Do More for Gaza’

Monday, October 23, 03:35 am (GMT+3)


Airstrikes unprecedented since the beginning of the war target different areas in the Gaza Strip.

14 killed, including children, in Israeli strikes on houses in Rafah, in southern Gaza.


The situation in Gaza is extremely dangerous and there is a risk of escalation of the conflict on a larger scale.

China is willing to do everything possible to promote dialogue, achieve a ceasefire, restore peace and implement the two-state solution.

Going forward, China will continue to maintain close contacts with all parties in the international community, including Arab countries.

China has provided and will continue to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to the Palestinians through the United Nations and bilateral channels to alleviate the humanitarian crisis.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Americans who want to leave Lebanon should do so now, because the security situation is unpredictable.

What We Know about Al-Qassam ‘Ambush’ near Khan Yunis

Monday, October 23, 12:45 am (GMT+3)

HAMAS: A telephone conversation between the head of Hamas Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, and the Foreign Minister of Iran, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian to discuss the latest developments in the “Zionist aggression on the Gaza Strip”. No further details were disclosed so far.

GAZA’S CIVIL DEFENSE: We have pulled 30 bodies from underneath rubble in destroyed Jabaliya homes. Most of the bodies are women and children.

Monday, October 23, 12:00 am (GMT+3)

INDONESIAN HOSPITAL DIRECTOR: We will face a catastrophe if we do not get more fuel. We suffer from a severe shortage of medicines and medical equipment.

Sunday, October 22, 11:00 pm (GMT+3)

QNN: Armed clashes broke out between Palestinian resistance fighters and occupation forces at the entrance to the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron.

Sunday, October 22, 10:40 pm (GMT+3)

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT (SPEAKING TO ALJAZEERA): Israel threatened to bomb Al-Quds Hospital at every minute. “We call on the world to intervene immediately”.

Sunday, October 22, 10:00 pm (GMT+3)

AJA: Sirens sound in Netivot in the western Negev

ISRAELI BROADCASTING CORPORATION: Netanyahu postponed the ground operation for political reasons.

Sunday, October 22, 8:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: A soldier was killed and three injured in a raid in the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH: The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced the death of two young Palestinians and the injury of others by Israeli occupation forces’ bullets in the town of Zawata, Nablus district.

Sunday, October 22, 8:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI DEFENSE MINISTER: Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said that the ground operation in Gaza should be the last because there will be no Hamas after it.

AJA: Israeli military vehicles stormed, on Sunday evening, the city of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank.

AL-QASSAM: The Al-Qassam Brigades said that it bombed the Israeli Hatzerim Air Base with a missile attack.

EGYPTIAN ARMY: Egyptian army spokesman Colonel Staff Gharib Abdel Hafez said that one of the Egyptian border watchtowers was accidentally hit by fragments of a shell from an Israeli tank, resulting in minor injuries to some border watchmen.

Sunday, October 22, 7:00 pm (GMT+3)

BLOOMBERG (CITING ISRAELI OFFICIALS): Israel decided to support diplomatic efforts to release the “hostages,” which may delay the ground operation in Gaza.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Not bringing fuel to hospitals would threaten the lives of 1,100 patients with kidney failure, including 38 children.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army said that its tank fired by mistake and hit an Egyptian position near the border in Kerem Shalom.

WORLD FOOD PROGRAM: Executive Director of the World Food Program, Cindy McCain, described the conditions in the Gaza Strip as catastrophic, and said that the convoy that entered the Strip, consisting of 20 trucks, was not sufficient given the scale of the humanitarian conditions.

Sunday, October 22, 6:15 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI MEDIA: Four Israeli soldiers injured, one seriously, near the area of Kissufim, east of the Gaza Strip’s city of Khan Yunis.

Sunday, October 22, 5:30 pm (GMT+3)

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH: A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli army gunfire near the Al-Arroub camp in Hebron (Al-Khalil). He is the third Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam Brigades said in a statement that its fighters ambushed an armored Israeli force east of Khan Yunis after it crossed the temporary fence by several meters. According to the statement, the fighters destroyed two bulldozers and a tank, and forced the unit to withdraw, before returning safely to their bases.

Sunday, October 22, 4:30 pm (GMT+3)

WALLA: One of the Israeli ministers who is a member of the war cabinet said that Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu is “simply a coward” and “expressed opposition to offensive moves during the discussions.”

AJA (CITING MEDICAL SOURCES): Israeli raids on Gaza since dawn on Sunday resulted in the death of 163 Palestinians.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli media reported that Hezbollah’s bombing of army positions in the north led to the disruption of part of the monitoring system along the border.

UNRWA: UNRWA: We are shocked after confirming that 29 of our employees have been killed in Gaza since October 7

Sunday, October 22, 3:00 pm (GMT+3)

AL-MANAR: The Israeli military site ‘Al-Bayad’ is engulfed in flames after being targeted by resistance fighters near the town of Blida, in southern Lebanon.

NETANYAHU: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Hezbollah’s entry into the war “will lead to unimaginable devastation for the party and Lebanon.”

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 4,741 killed, including 1,873 children, 1,023 women, and 14,245 wounded.

Sunday, October 22, 3:00 pm (GMT+3)

UNRWA: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) warned of the imminent running out of fuel in the Gaza Strip, and stressed that the humanitarian response will stop if fuel is not available.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: Israeli Army Radio said that sirens sounded a short while ago in the Upper Galilee and the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH: A spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza said that Israel killed 266 Palestinians during the past 24 hours, including 117 children.

Sunday, October 22, 2:00 pm (GMT+3)

IRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the region had become like a powder keg as a result of the war in Gaza, and warned Washington and Israel that all possibilities were available if crimes against civilians in Gaza did not stop.

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 4,651 killed, including , and 14,245 wounded.

GAZA MEDIA GOVERNMENT OFFICE: 50% of all housing units in the besieged Gaza Strip have been completely or partially damaged as a result of Israeli airstrikes.

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: 11 Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded in the Israeli bombing of a residential building belonging to the Abu al-Qumsan family, in the Jabaliya refugee camp, in northern Gaza.

AJA: Sirens sounded in southern and central Israel. Missiles were fired toward large areas east of Asqalan and Ashdod.

Sunday, October 22, 1:00 pm (GMT+3)

MEDICAL SOURCE: 15 Palestinians were killed and dozens injured following an Israeli airstrike targeting three homes in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI MINISTRY OF DEFENSE: 1,210 officers and soldiers have been disabled since the beginning of the war on October 7.

Sunday, October 22, 12:00 pm (GMT+3)

AJA: Israeli bombing targeted the vicinity of the town of Kafr Shuba in the eastern sector of southern Lebanon.

Sunday, October 22, 11:00 am (GMT+3)

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The government media office in Gaza said that hospitals in the Gaza Strip receive about 50 people every hour, whether dead or wounded, most of them women and children.

REUTERS: Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq was bombed and an explosion sounded inside

Sunday, October 22, 10:00 am (GMT+3)

PALESTINIAN HEALTH MINISTRY: Israeli occupation forces killed a Palestinian man near Jenin, raising the death toll in the West Wank since October 7 to 90 killed.

AJA: Intense Israeli bombardment hit various areas in the Gaza Strip.

  • Israeli artillery shelling targeted areas in the eastern Gaza Strip.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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