Prominent Updates on the 140th Day of the Ongoing Israeli Aggression on Gaza Featured

By Gamal Khattab February 24, 2024 2941

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Palestine

 Massacre in Deir al-Balah

On the 140th day of the war on Gaza, the Israeli occupation forces committed a new massacre in Deir al-Balah, resulting in 26 deaths, mostly children and women. Talks for a truce and exchange deal began in France.

Death Toll Rises

The Ministry of Health in Gaza reported 104 Palestinians killed in 10 massacres within 24 hours. The total number of martyrs rose to 29,514, with 69,616 injured since October 7, 2023.

 Famine Crisis

Half a million citizens in northern Gaza are suffering from famine, with 350,000 patients, 60,000 pregnant women, and 700,000 children facing malnutrition and dehydration. The Ministry of Health accused Israel of causing a humanitarian crisis.

 Resistance Factions

Palestinian factions engaged in battles with Israeli forces, resulting in casualties on both sides. The Al-Quds Brigades and the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades targeted occupation soldiers and tanks in Gaza.

 Israeli Aggression

In the West Bank, Israeli forces continued incursions and settlers attacked Palestinian property. The number of detainees in the West Bank rose to 7,150 since October 7.

Paris Talks

 Negotiations in Paris aimed to reach a prisoner exchange deal in Gaza. Hamas awaited the outcome while families of Israeli prisoners demanded immediate action. Progress was reported, but no firm deadline was set.

 Call for Action

Hamas leader Osama Hamdan urged Arab and Islamic countries to break the siege on Gaza. He held all supporters of the war responsible for the daily atrocities committed against the people of Gaza.

 Hamas Resilience

Israeli officials acknowledged the difficulty of defeating Hamas in Gaza. Thousands of fighters remain active, posing a challenge to Israeli forces.

Source: Al Jazeera