Prominent Updates on the 134th Day of the Ongoing Israeli Aggression on Gaza

By Gamal Khattab February 18, 2024 879

Dozens of Palestinians Killed in Israeli Bombing

Tragic Losses

On the 134th day of the conflict in Gaza, reports show that 40 Palestinians were killed and many more injured in Israeli bombings in various neighborhoods. The Ministry of Health in Gaza revealed that since October 7 last year, a total of 28,858 people have lost their lives and 68,677 have been injured due to the Israeli aggression.

Resistance from Islamic Jihad Movement

The Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad Movement, shared footage of their fighters engaging with Israeli forces in the southern Gaza Strip.

Global Demonstrations in Support of Palestine

Global Solidarity

Cities around the world, from Turkey to the United States, saw demonstrations condemning the Israeli war on Gaza and showing support for Palestine. Tens of thousands of people gathered to demand an end to the violence.

International Day of Action for Gaza

Under the banner of the International Day of Action for Gaza, organizations across 45 countries organized solidarity demonstrations in over 100 cities.

Hamas Halts Negotiations

Humanitarian Concerns

Hamas announced a suspension of negotiations with Israel until aid reaches the northern Gaza Strip, emphasizing the need to address the humanitarian crisis.

Qatari Efforts for Peace

Mediation Efforts

Qatar's Prime Minister expressed commitment to easing the suffering in Gaza, with Norway commending Qatar's mediation efforts.

Statements from Foreign Ministers

Concerns and Calls for Peace

Egypt and Saudi Arabia warned of the catastrophic consequences of military operations in Gaza, while the US highlighted an opportunity for Israel to integrate into the Middle East.

Haniyeh's Demands for Peace

Conditions for Ceasefire

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh outlined the movement's demands for a ceasefire, including an end to aggression, the lifting of the siege, and support for displaced Palestinians.

Conflict Escalates on Lebanese-Israeli Border

Renewed Violence

The Israeli army targeted towns in southern Lebanon, prompting Hezbollah to retaliate against occupation military sites. Direct casualties were reported on both sides.

Sources: Agencies