Prominent Updates on the 75th Day of the Israeli Aggression on Gaza Featured

By Gamal Khattab December 21, 2023 4513

Israeli Aggression Continues

The Israeli occupation is still attacking the Gaza Strip by bombing residential areas and hospitals. This has resulted in many deaths and injuries. The government office in Gaza has reported that over 20,000 people have been killed since the start of the aggression, including 8,000 children and 6,200 women. The number of wounded has risen to 52,600.

Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

The people of Gaza are facing a catastrophic humanitarian situation. The Red Crescent in northern Gaza has announced that ambulance services have been stopped. The residents are suffering from a severe shortage of food, medicine, and drinking water. The communication network and internet services have also been cut off in all areas of the Gaza Strip.

West Bank Confrontations

In the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Red Crescent has reported that the occupation forces are preventing medical teams from reaching injured individuals. The occupation forces have also arrested 25 Palestinians, including a woman and children. Additionally, there have been clashes and gunfire in the city of Tubas and the town of Tammoun.

Resistance Operations

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, have targeted Israeli soldiers and vehicles in various locations. They have successfully destroyed military vehicles and killed and wounded Israeli soldiers. The Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad Movement, have also carried out attacks against Israeli forces.

Occupation Losses

The Israeli occupation forces have suffered losses during the past 72 hours. The Al-Qassam Brigades have destroyed military vehicles, targeted soldiers with missiles and explosive devices, and engaged in close-range clashes. They have also sniped an Israeli soldier. The Israeli army has confirmed the deaths of several officers and the injury of others.

Armistice Negotiations

On the diplomatic front, there have been negotiations for an armistice. Israel has proposed a deal to release hostages, but Hamas refuses to discuss it without a complete ceasefire. Qatar is working on mediation efforts to reduce the escalation and achieve a ceasefire in Gaza. 

According to Reuters, the White House has expressed serious discussions about a humanitarian truce and the release of hostages in Gaza. They have also mentioned the possibility of allowing humanitarian aid to enter Gaza from Jordan.

In response, the Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement, Ziad al-Nakhalah, announced that a delegation from the movement will be heading to Cairo, Egypt, in the coming days. Their goal is to discuss ways to stop the aggression and negotiate an exchange deal.

Ismail Haniyeh, the head of the Hamas political bureau, has also arrived in Cairo with a delegation of movement leaders. They are there to discuss a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the exchange of prisoners with Israel.

Lebanon Front

On the northern front, Lebanese Hezbollah has reported that its forces have bombed Israeli artillery positions in Khirbet Maar using rocket weapons, resulting in direct hits. They have also targeted the Israeli monks site with Burkan missiles, achieving direct hits.

Additionally, Lebanese Hezbollah has confirmed targeting an Israeli infantry force near the Birkat Risha site. Sirens were heard in the Western Galilee as a result. Al Jazeera correspondent has reported that Israeli missile bombardment from the occupied Shebaa Farms has targeted Syrian territory. Sirens were also heard in Ain Qinya and several areas in the occupied Golan.

Furthermore, the Israeli occupation forces launched a raid on the town of Kfar Shuba in the eastern sector of southern Lebanon, according to Al Jazeera correspondent. Israeli Army Radio has detected at least 5 missiles that entered Israeli territory after sirens sounded in the Galilee.

The Red Sea

The White House has confirmed the existence of the Joint Forces Alliance to protect the Red Sea, stating that the coalition has ships stationed there.

Bloomberg has reported that over 100 cargo ships have changed their course from the Red Sea to the Cape of Good Hope to avoid Houthi attacks.

Houthi leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi has warned that his forces will target American navigation in the region with missiles and drones if they are targeted on Yemeni territory. He accused America of participating in the aggression against Gaza by providing support to the occupation army, including experts, advisors, fighters, and internationally banned weapons.

However, he clarified that Houthi operations do not aim to target global navigation or international ships, but rather Israeli ships and those associated with them.

Source: Al Jazeera