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Displaced Palestinians in Gaza. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza: Death Toll: Over 15,000 Palestinians, including over 6,150 children. Wounded: 36,000.

Government Media Office in Gaza: The Israeli attacks left 88 mosques fully destroyed, and 174 others partially damaged. Three churches were targeted. Nearly 50 percent of all residential homes in Gaza were destroyed.

Human Rights Watch: At least 300 schools have been damaged and 183 teachers killed.

World Health Organization: “At least 553 people have been killed in 178 attacks on medical facilities in Gaza between October 7 and November 21, and the majority of hospitals in Gaza are no longer functional.”

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Tuesday, November 28, 1:00 am (GMT+3)

WHITE HOUSE: US officials see no indications that Al-Qassam Brigades are refusing to release US hostages in Gaza to use it as pressure on Washington or as leverage.

AL-JAZEERA: Occupation forces raid homes and arrest civilians in Jenin.

MEDICAL SOURCES: Three Palestinians were injured by Israeli occupation bullets during a massive raid carried out in the city and Jenin camp in the northern West Bank.

AL-JAZEERA: Israel besieges hospitals in Jenin and declares the city a military zone.

ISRAELI MINISTER SMOTRICH: Stopping the war in exchange for the release of all detainees in Gaza is a “plan to eliminate Israel.”

UN COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS: We are concerned about Israel’s plans to expand attacks.

Tuesday, November 28, 12:00 am (GMT+3)

ISLAMIC JIHAD: We can accept an all-for-all equation regarding detainees.

FRENCH DELEGATE TO UN: We aim to free all the hostages and reach a permanent ceasefire.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army declared the city of Jenin a closed military zone, in light of clashes taking place in the area between the occupation forces and Palestinian resistance fighters.

Monday, November 27, 10:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Israel released 30 Palestinian prisoners within the fifth day of the truce.

QATAR FM: Qatari Foreign Ministry spokesman Majed Al-Ansari announced the success of the exchange of prisoners and detainees on the fifth day of the humanitarian truce in Gaza.

PENTAGON: We stopped our intelligence-gathering flights over Gaza in light of the cessation of the military operation.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: The Al-Quds Brigades – the military wing of the Islamic Jihad Movement – said that on Tuesday, it handed over a number of Israeli detainees to members of the Red Cross, as part of the exchange deal agreement.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation forces stormed the city of Jenin and surrounded a house while drones flew over the city.

Monday, November 27, 9:00 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Handing over Israeli detainees in the presence of a joint military presence from the Al-Qassam Brigades and the Al-Quds Brigades.

ITAMAR BEN-GVIR: Stopping the war means dissolving the Israeli government.

ISRAELI MILITARY SPOKESMAN: The army is taking advantage of the calm to prepare to continue the war in Gaza.

REPORT: Israel is considering releasing security prisoners in exchange for the release of all detainees in Gaza.

TOP HAMAS OFFICIAL OSAMA HAMDAN: Osama Hamdan invited American billionaire Elon Musk to visit the Gaza Strip to see the extent of the destruction caused by the Israeli bombing.

AXIOS (QUOTING ISRAELI OFFICIAL): Israel is ready to extend the truce for nine days.

Monday, November 27, 7:45 pm (GMT+3)

HAMAS TOP OFFICIAL OSAMA HAMDAN: Israel’s losses will increase, as its soldiers have not set foot on 80% of Gaza’s land. The Israeli threat to resume the war is empty and is for internal political reasons.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 14: the United Nations is pressuring Israel to immediately open the Kerem Shalom crossing with the Gaza Strip.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The bodies of 160 Palestinians were recovered from under the rubble in Gaza.

NATO: Iran must not inflame the situation. The situation in Gaza is different from Ukraine, as Ukraine did not attack Russia, and it has the right to defend itself.

Monday, November 27, 6:20 pm (GMT+3)

HAMAS TOP OFFICIAL GHAZI HAMAD: The truce is going well despite the occupation’s violations.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: The Israeli occupation prevents the entry of a fuel truck into the northern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 12: The process of handing over the prisoners released from the Gaza Strip to the Red Cross has begun.

PPC: 15 female prisoners and 15 children will be released tonight.

KING OF JORDAN: Depriving the people of Gaza of water and food is a war crime.

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

BENNY GANTZ: We will resume the fighting after the truce.

UNICEF: Gaza’s hospitals are full of injured children.

ISRAELI CHIEF OF STAFF: The army and intelligence failed on October 7.

Monday, November 27, 3:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Two Israeli soldiers were wounded when three explosive devices were detonated in their vicinity. The incident occurred as a response to previous breaches of the ceasefire by the Israeli Army.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Due to a clear breach by the enemy of the ceasefire agreement in the north of the Gaza Strip today, a field clash occurred, and our fighters dealt with this breach.

Monday, November 27, 2:30 pm (GMT+3)

WALL STREET JOURNAL (QUOTING US OFFICIAL): CIA director William Burns is in Doha to hold talks on the release of hostages.

WASHINGTON POST: CIA director in Qatar to reach a deal between Israel and the Palestinian Resistance.

Monday, November 27, 1:15 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli Prison Service begins preparations for the transfer of Palestinian prisoners.

QATARI FM: We are working to reach a permanent ceasefire.

Monday, November 27, 12:00 pm (GMT+3)

WHO: The deterioration in Al-Shifa Hospital in the Gaza Strip is tragic.

ISRAELI ARMY: A thousand officers and soldiers have been injured since the beginning of the war on Gaza, including 202 who were seriously injured.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: We need hundreds of fuel trucks.

LEBANESE NEWS AGENCY: An Israeli shell fell near the town of Aita al-Shaab in southern Lebanon.

Monday, November 27, 11:00 am (GMT+3)

ISRAELI FINANCE MINISTER SMOTRICH: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government will promote settlement in the West Bank.

UNRWA: Conditions in Gaza are very bad, and the aid received does not reflect the extent of the needs.

Monday, November 27, 10:00 am (GMT+3)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: There are only three hospitals operating in the northern Gaza Strip. Hospitals in the northern Gaza Strip are unable to cope with urgent needs.

Monday, November 27, 09:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli tanks opened fire on the outskirts of the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood and the Beach Camp, northwest of Gaza City.

Monday, November 27, 08:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: A special force from the Israeli occupation army stormed the city of Tubas, surrounded a house there, and fired a shell at it.

Monday, November 27, 07:00 am (GMT+3)

US STATE DEPARTMENT: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Israel and the West Bank this week, to press for more humanitarian aid to Gaza and help secure the release of all hostages held by the Palestinian Resistance in Gaza.

Monday, November 27, 06:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: A Palestinian teenager was killed by occupation bullets in the village of Kafr Ain, north of Ramallah.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli occupation forces blew up the family home of the martyr Daoud Fayez in Deir Ammar camp, west of Ramallah.

PENTAGON: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin discussed in a phone call with his Israeli counterpart Yoav Gallant the issue of recovering the hostages and the temporary cessation of military operations in Gaza.

Monday, November 27, 04:00 am (GMT+3)

REUTERS (CITING ISRAELI ARMY RADIO): The Israeli government has received the names of 10 detainees in Gaza who are scheduled to be released by Hamas on Tuesday, according to the extended truce agreement.

Monday, November 27, 02:10 am (GMT+3)

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli occupation soldiers in the town of Beitunia, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli occupation forces stormed the town in conjunction with preparations for the release of the fourth batch of Palestinian prisoners from Ofer prison.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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