GAZA LIVE BLOG: Scores of Israeli Officers, Soldiers Killed in Maghazi, Khan Yunis – DAY 108

Israel's genocidal war on Gaza continues. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israel has intensified its attacks on Khan Yunis in an ongoing attempt to besiege the city from all directions. 

Al-Qassam Brigades reported that they are repelling Israeli advancement, despite the intense bombardment and shelling which killed and wounded many, including children. 

Meanwhile, Israel has also attacked the western region of the city of Gaza, in addition to other areas in the northern Strip.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 25,295 Palestinians have been killed, and 63,000 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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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.

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

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

DANIEL HAGARI: Israeli military spokesman Daniel Hagari described the fighting in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip as harsh. Hagari revealed during a press conference in Tel Aviv on Tuesday morning the circumstances of the killing of 21 Israeli soldiers in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip, pointing out that fighters from Hamas shelled a building where the soldiers were located with rockets, which led to its collapse.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army announced this morning that 21 officers and soldiers were killed in battles in the central Gaza Strip. The announcement comes shortly after the Israeli army acknowledged the killing of 13 officers and soldiers in the battles of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during the past 12 hours.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: The military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas announced on Tuesday morning that it had destroyed an Israeli personnel carrier with the Yassin 105 anti-armor missile in the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI ARMY: 13 officers and soldiers were killed in the battles of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip during the past 12 hours.

Tuesday, January 23, 02:45 am (GMT+2)

WHITE HOUSE: President Joe Biden discussed with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in a phone call the importance of increasing humanitarian aid, protecting civilians in the Gaza Strip and releasing detainees.

AL-JAZEERA: Renewed Israeli artillery shelling in the vicinity of Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

Israel Poisoned Its Own Captive Soldiers – Israeli Media

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: The Islamic Resistance in Iraq announced that it had targeted the port of Ashdod (Isdud) in southern Israel with drones.

EU: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said negotiations for a two-state solution in the Middle East will continue, whether Israel likes it or not.

Tuesday, January 23, 12:30 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI SOURCES: A spokesperson for the Israeli Rescue Service acknowledged that 22 soldiers were killed and wounded in Khan Yunis.

PALESTINIAN RESISTANCE: Israeli aircraft bombed its own tank, crushing it and killing everyone inside it after the Al-Qassam Brigades targeted it while it was confronting a rescue force. Analysts say this is part of a Hannibal Directive procedure to prevent the Resistance from taking more Israeli captives.

20 Soldiers in One Hit – Resistance Roundup – Day 108

Monday, January 22, 10:50 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI SOURCES (Cited in Al-Jazeera): About 20 officers and soldiers were killed and wounded when two buildings were detonated, and a third collapsed in Khan Yunis.

AXIOS: Israeli officials as saying that Tel Aviv had submitted a proposal to halt fighting for two months in Gaza to release all detained prisoners.

KAN: The Israel Broadcasting Corporation reported that an Israeli security delegation headed by the director general of the Defense Ministry is arriving in Washington to purchase more US weapons for the Gaza war.

Monday, January 22, 9:50 pm (GMT+2)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We killed and wounded members of an Israeli special force with a TPG shell in a building they had barricaded in southwest Gaza.

WHO: The Director of the World Health Organization said they were concerned about reports of continued fighting around Al Amal Hospital in Gaza.

WHITE HOUSE: We do not support a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

TIMES OF ISRAEL: The Israeli Foreign Ministry categorically denies that the Foreign Minister offered to displace the residents of Gaza to an artificial island. The website added that what the Foreign Minister proposed to build a port for Gaza on an artificial island.

BORRELL: The European Union has reached a preliminary agreement to launch a military operation in the Red Sea.

Monday, January 22, 8:30 pm (GMT+2)

BORRELL: The European Union has reached a preliminary agreement to launch a military operation in the Red Sea.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli artillery shelling in northern Gaza focused on the city of Beit Lahia and the west of Jabaliya camp.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli military tank and bulldozer with rocket-propelled grenades west of the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid targeted the town of Aitaroun in southern Lebanon.

US OFFICIAL: The Ansarallah claims about targeting an American ship are unfounded.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: The US State Department called for an urgent investigation to determine the circumstances of the killing of a 17-year-old American citizen in the West Bank.

THE TELEGRAPH: The European Union will proceed with peace talks to end the war in Gaza.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted Israeli enemy soldiers with missiles in the vicinity of the Evin Menachem settlement, and that it achieved direct hits.


Residents of northern Gaza face the risk of death from starvation.

We call on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Arab League to intervene immediately to open the crossings and bring in aid.

Monday, January 22, 7:20 pm (GMT+2)

PENTAGON: Our forces in Iraq and Syria were subjected to 151 attacks.

ANSARALLAH: We targeted an American cargo ship with missiles.

LEBANESE CIVIL DEFENSE: The Israeli raid resulted in one martyr and 3 wounded.

Hezbollah Foils Israeli Attack on Lebanon as Tensions Escalate along the Border

ISRAELI ARMY: Three officers were killed, two of them with the rank of majors and the third with the rank of captain, in battles west of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, and three soldiers were seriously injured.

AL-JAZEERA: Three Palestinians were martyred in an Israeli bombing west of Khan Yunis, bringing the number of martyrs since dawn today to 66.

OCHA: Israel prevented 3 out of 4 humanitarian missions heading to the northern Gaza Strip.

Monday, January 22, 6:00 pm (GMT+2)

TIMES OF ISRAEL (quoting Israeli official): Netanyahu is procrastinating in accepting Washington’s demands.

US COMMANDER to AP: Iran is involved in Houthi attacks on ships.

Michigan Voters ‘Abandon Biden’ over Gaza War – Report

ISRAELI ARMY: Israeli planes bombed a military building in the Maroun al-Ras area, where Hezbollah members were residing.

ISRAELI RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: The Islamic Resistance in Iraq announced that it had targeted, with a drone, the Ain al-Asad base, which houses American forces.

CHANNEL 12: the ruling coalition is boycotting the discussion of the motion of no confidence in the government.

UNRWA: Gaza is experiencing the longest communications outage since the start of the war

Monday, January 22, 4:40 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: The Palestinian Red Crescent expressed its deep concern for the safety of its staff working at Al Amal Hospital and the association’s headquarters in Khan Yunis. It called on the international community to intervene urgently to protect medical teams and headquarters.

Palestinian Resistance Confront Invading Forces as Israel Deploys Seven Brigades in Khan Yunis

BEN-GVIR: Transferring money to the Palestinian Authority is a mistake and there are no guarantees that it will not reach Gaza.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Clashes with heavy machine guns occurred in the vicinity of the central camps of the Gaza Strip amid Israeli artillery shelling.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Al-Samaqa site in the occupied Shebaa Farms, causing direct casualties.

ISRAELI HERITAGE MINISTER: If the war stops, our party will withdraw from the government.

SMOTRICH: We will not agree to a deal that includes stopping the war.

REUTERS: The German government decided to exempt Israeli residents from renewing their residency and allow them to remain in the country until April 26.

AL-JAZEERA: Missiles were fired towards the Israeli site of Al-Samaqa in the occupied Kfar Shuba hills in southern Lebanon.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: 400,000 Palestinians are experiencing real famine.

MAARIV: National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that there would be no government if the war ended.

ISRAEL DEMOCRACY INSTITUTE: 50% of Israelis are dissatisfied with the economic situation.
69% of Israelis believe that stopping funding for the ruling coalition is necessary.

GALLANT: War with Hezbollah will be harsh on Israel and devastating for Lebanon.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The health situation in Khan Yunis is catastrophic and indescribable.

ELI COHEN: Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen said during a meeting with his European counterparts that he presented the idea of ​​an artificial island that would be an alternative homeland for the Palestinians.


Monday, January 22, 3:15 pm (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted an Israeli force in the Abu Dajj Heights near the Zarit military barracks with appropriate weapons, confirming that a direct hit had been achieved.

CHANNEL 13: 60% of the settlers who were evacuated from the northern areas are afraid to return to their homes.

AL-JAZEERA: A violent Israeli air strike targeted the Maghazi area in the central Gaza Strip.

DOCTOR AT NASSER HOSPITAL: Huge numbers of patients are arriving at the hospital, and there is great pressure on the operating theaters, as most of the injuries require emergency surgery.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A Palestinian was killed and three others were injured in an Israeli bombing that targeted a group of citizens in the Tal al-Zaatar area of ​​Jabaliya camp.

AL-JAZEERA: Five charred bodies arrived at Nasser Hospital after an Israeli bombing on Al Qudra Street in Khan Yunis.

Monday, January 22, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 40 Palestinians were buried in a mass grave in the courtyard of the Nasser Medical Complex.

FAMILIES OF ISRAELI PRISONERS: Netanyahu informed us that there is no suitable deal to return the captives.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army launched artillery shelling targeting homes in the Tal Al-Zaatar area in the Jabaliya refugee camp, north of Gaza.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli foot force with an anti-personnel missile west of the city of Khan Yunis, leaving it dead and wounded.

GALLANT: Even if Hezbollah stops firing unilaterally, we will not do so until we guarantee the return of the residents of the north.

Monday, January 22, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli occupation army announced that 13 of its soldiers were injured in the battles of the Gaza Strip in the last 24 hours.


The number of serious injuries exceeds the capacity of the operating theaters and intensive care units in the Nasser Complex.

The Israeli occupation stormed Al-Khair Hospital (west of Khan Yunis) and detained medical staff.


The occupation committed a new crime against the displaced people in Khan Yunis by directly and deliberately targeting 5 shelter centers.

The United Nations and the international community bear political and historical responsibility for the continuation of horrific crimes against civilians.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: In a joint operation, the fighters of Saraya Al-Quds and Al-Qassam Brigades bombed a supply line and route for the zionist enemy’s vehicles east of Jabalia with a barrage of mortar shells.

Monday, January 22, 1:00 pm (GMT+2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 25,295 Palestinians have been killed, and 63,000 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

NASSER MEDICAL COMPLEX: 50 bodies and 100 injured arrived at the Nasser Medical Complex in southern Gaza.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We are engaged in fierce clashes with Israeli occupation soldiers and vehicles on the advance fronts in the city of Khan Yunis.

ISRALI ARMY: Soldiers from the Kfir Brigade left the Gaza Strip yesterday evening for several days and were replaced by other forces in Khan Yunis.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Family members of prisoners in Gaza stormed a meeting of the Knesset Finance Committee, demanding the release of their detained relatives.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli artillery fired incendiary shells at the towns of Kafr Kila and Al-Adisa in southern Lebanon.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Two Palestinians were killed and others injured after the Israeli occupation forces targeted a gathering of citizens in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood with artillery shells.

Monday, January 22, 12:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Violent clashes broke out southwest of Gaza City following an attempt by the Israeli occupation forces to advance.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted a gathering of Israeli occupation soldiers in the vicinity of the Raheb site and achieved a direct hit.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The occupation committed 20 massacres in the Gaza Strip, leaving 190 martyrs and 340 injured during the past 24 hours.


An Israeli raid targeted the vicinity of the town of Taybeh in southern Lebanon today.

An Israeli raid targeted a house adjacent to Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis.

An Israeli raid targeted the vicinity of the towns of Shihin and Marwahin in southern Lebanon.


We targeted a Zionist military vehicle with an RPG shell in the center of the city of Khan Yunis.

We bombarded with mortar shells a position of enemy soldiers east of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza City.

We targeted, with a Badr 1 missile, a gathering of Zionist enemy soldiers east of the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: Israeli occupation targets 30,000 displaced people in 5 shelters in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

JORDANIAN FM: Israel is defying the world by rejecting the two-state solution.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The Israeli occupation is committing horrific crimes west of Khan Yunis.

IRISH FM: Ireland is considering joining the genocide case against Israel.





Monday, January 22, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI RADIO: The Israeli army deepened and expanded its operations in Khan Yunis, and explained that there are 7 brigades active underground and above ground in the region.

AL-JAZEERA: The occupation army is exhuming graves in the Khan Yunis cemetery.

IRANIAN FM: Any Israeli measures against our security will not remain without a response.

GERMAN FM: There is an urgent need for a humanitarian truce in Gaza.

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT: We support the two-state solution and there cannot be a permanent Israeli presence in Gaza.

Monday, January 22, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

FINNISH GOVERNMENT: Without a two-state solution, there will be no lasting peace.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: The bodies of 30 Palestinians arrived at Nasser Medical Complex following an Israeli bombing that targeted Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

BELGIAN FM: The war will not be resolved with weapons, and Gaza is on the verge of famine.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: Israeli forces are besieging its headquarters in Khan Yunis, preventing ambulances from moving to evacuate the wounded.

BORRELL: The method Israel is using to destroy Hamas is certainly wrong.

Monday, January 22, 09:00 am (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: Several Palestinians have been killed and wounded as a result of an Israeli bombing that targeted Al-Mawasi School, which houses displaced people west of Khan Yunis, in light of a severe campaign launched by the occupation army on hospitals and shelter centers west of Khan Yunis since dawn today.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli artillery is intensely shelling the vicinity of Al-Aqsa University, west of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: We have completely lost contact with our crews in Khan Yunis.

Monday, January 22, 07:30 am (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli warplanes launched at dawn on Monday a series of raids on the western areas of Gaza City.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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