Prominent Updates on the 135th Day of the Ongoing Israeli Aggression on Gaza Featured

By Gamal Khattab February 19, 2024 864

Israeli Attacks and Casualties

On the 135th day of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, the occupation forces continue their attacks, resulting in the deaths of 28,985 people and injuries to 68,883 others.

Bombing and Loss of Lives

Israeli forces bombed several homes in Gaza, causing the deaths of many people and injuries to others.

Reports show that over 60 people were killed in the bombing of 10 homes in the central region, while 13 people died in an attack on a house in the Al-Zawaida area.

Additional casualties occurred in bombings in other areas of Gaza, including the Shujaiya neighborhood and the Beit Lahia project area.

Israeli Plans and Reactions

Israeli War Council Minister Benny Gantz announced that the fighting in Gaza will continue, and they may expand their attacks to Rafah if their demands are not met.

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell emphasized the need for peaceful coexistence between Israel and Palestine, stating that military actions alone will not solve the conflict.

 African Summit's Call for Investigation

The African Summit called for an independent international investigation into Israeli violations in Gaza and urged Israel to comply with international calls for a ceasefire and lift the siege on Gaza.

International Reactions

Brazilian President Lula da Silva accused Israel of committing genocide in Gaza, drawing comparisons to the Holocaust. This led to strong reactions from Israel, with the Israeli Prime Minister condemning the statements.

Violence in the West Bank

Two Palestinians were killed in the West Bank during clashes with Israeli forces in Tulkarm camp.

Restrictions on Access to Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved restrictions on Palestinians' access to Al-Aqsa Mosque during Ramadan, sparking concerns of escalation in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Border Clashes with Lebanon

Hezbollah launched attacks on Israeli sites near the Lebanese border, while Israeli warplanes targeted Lebanese towns.

Global Demonstrations

Thousands protested in Morocco and Italy in support of Palestine and against Israeli occupation.

Source: Agencies

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