Israeli shelling on the vicinity of a mosque in Rafah (French)

The Israeli occupation continued its aggression on the Gaza Strip by bombing residential squares and hospitals in Rafah, Jabalia and Shujaiya, which led to the fall of dozens of martyrs and wounded, and the government office in Gaza announced that the number of martyrs since the beginning of the aggression exceeded the threshold of 20 thousand martyrs.

As efforts to reach a new truce continue, the Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, said it had killed 25 Israeli soldiers and officers in 72 hours.

In the Red Sea, the Houthis announced that they would target US battleships with missiles if they were targeted after the formation of the international force in the Red Sea.

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The government media office in Gaza said that the number of victims of the Israeli aggression on Gaza reached 20,8 martyrs, including 6200,52 children and 600,<> women, while the number of wounded rose to <>,<>.

This comes as Israeli raids continued targeting the vicinity of the European Hospital east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, the Kuwaiti Hospital in Rafah and a mosque in its vicinity, causing dozens of martyrs and injuries, and the occupation forces shelled areas in Jabalia and Shejaiya, resulting in dozens of martyrs and injuries.

Catastrophic humanitarian situation

On the humanitarian front, the suffering of the residents of the Gaza Strip continues, as the Red Crescent in northern Gaza announced that the ambulance service had stopped.

Mohammed Salah, director of the Red Crescent Society in northern Gaza, told Al Jazeera that his team was trapped in the Zimmo area, east of Jabalya, and their intervention depended on providing only simple first aid to the injured.

In addition to the severe shortage of food, medicine and drinking water, Al Jazeera correspondent confirmed the interruption of the communications network and internet services in all areas of the Gaza Strip, hours after the interruption of communications in the southern Gaza Strip.

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that children in the Gaza Strip do not receive 90 percent of their natural water needs.

Concerns about waterborne diseases in the sector "are particularly high due to the lack of potable water," the WHO said.

West Bank confrontations

In the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Red Crescent confirmed that the occupation forces prevented its medical teams from reaching an injured young man in Beit Einoun roundabout, north of Hebron, while the Al Jazeera correspondent confirmed the death of the young man after preventing medical teams from reaching him.

The Palestinian Prisoners' Club said that the occupation forces arrested 25 Palestinians from Tuesday evening until dawn on Wednesday in the West Bank, including a woman and children, noting that this brings the total number of arrests after the seventh of last October to 4630.

Al-Jazeera correspondent also reported that a Palestinian motorist was injured at the entrance to the settlement of Kiryat Arba in Hebron "after suspecting an attempt to run him over soldiers."

Forces stormed the northern West Bank town of Tubas and Tammun amid gunfire.

Resistance Operations

The al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), said that its members targeted an Israeli vehicle in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood with seven soldiers inside, with a Al-Yassin 7 shell and completely destroyed.

The al-Qassam Brigades also announced that it had targeted an Israeli force of 12 soldiers holed up inside a building in the al-Daraj neighborhood, northeast of Gaza City.

Earlier, the Qassam Brigades said it had targeted three Israeli Merkava tanks with 3 Yassin shells east of the Jabalia camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

Al-Qassam said its fighters targeted eight Israeli vehicles in the areas of Sabra and Tal al-Hawa in Gaza City.

The Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of Islamic Jihad, said it detonated a piercing device in an Israeli foot force and a military bulldozer east of the Shejaiya neighborhood, killing and wounding its members.

The Al-Quds Brigades said that its members were able to kill and wound 5 Israeli soldiers after clashing with them east of Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

Occupation losses

Abu Obeida, spokesman for the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, said that during the past 72 hours, the brigades' fighters were able to completely or partially destroy 41 Israeli military vehicles, killing 25 soldiers and wounding dozens of soldiers in these operations.

He added that the incursive occupation forces were targeted with missiles and IEDs, engaging from a distance of zero, targeting rescue teams, and booby-trapping two tunnels and a house and blowing them up with occupation soldiers, in addition to sniping one of the soldiers.

The al-Qassam Brigades said its fighters clashed with an Israeli force in the Saraya area of Gaza City, and that they confirmed that four soldiers had been killed and others wounded.

Al-Qassam also announced that it had targeted two Israeli tanks and a troop carrier with a Shwaz canister and Al-Yassin 10 shells, in the city of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

The Israeli army announced that a major from the Givati Brigade had been killed in fighting in the southern Gaza Strip, hours after it announced that an officer had been killed in clashes in the southern Gaza Strip.
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Armistice negotiations

On the diplomatic front, the Israel Broadcasting Corporation said Tel Aviv had proposed a deal to release the hostages and that Hamas refused to discuss it without a full ceasefire.

The deal provided for the extension of truce days and the release of "dangerous" detainees, and included the release of 30 to 40 detainees in exchange for the release of prominent Palestinian prisoners, the commission said.

In Doha, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, discussed with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian ways to reduce escalation and a ceasefire in Gaza. The State of Qatar is working within the framework of mediation to reach an end to the war in the Gaza Strip.

Reuters also quoted the White House as saying that discussions on a humanitarian truce and the release of hostages were very serious, and that humanitarian aid could now enter Gaza from Jordan.

Meanwhile, Islamic Jihad Secretary-General Ziad al-Nakhaleh said a delegation from the group, headed by the secretary-general, would travel to the Egyptian capital Cairo within days to discuss "ways to stop the aggression and an exchange deal."

Ismail Haniyeh, head of Hamas' political bureau, arrived in Cairo at the head of a delegation of Hamas leaders to discuss a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the exchange of prisoners with Israel.

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Lebanon Front

On the northern front, Lebanon's Hezbollah said its forces had shelled Israeli artillery positions in Khirbet Ma'ar with rockets, achieving direct hits.

The group added that it targeted the site of the Israeli monk with Burkan rockets and achieved direct hits.

Hezbollah confirmed that it also targeted an Israeli infantry force in the vicinity of the Risha pond site, and the Al Jazeera correspondent indicated that sirens were sounding in the western Galilee.

Al Jazeera correspondent said that an Israeli missile strike from the occupied Shebaa Farms targeted Syrian territory.

The correspondent had earlier confirmed that sirens sounded in Ain Qinya and several areas in the occupied Golan.

Al-Jazeera correspondent said that the Israeli occupation forces launched a raid targeting the town of Kafr Shuba in the eastern sector of southern Lebanon.

Israeli Army Radio said at least five rockets were detected that penetrated Israeli territory after the Galilee sirens sounded.

Shelling on a village in southern Lebanon (French)

Red Sea

The White House said the coalition of joint forces to protect the Red Sea already exists, stressing that the coalition has ships there.

Bloomberg reported that more than 100 cargo ships were changing their route from the Red Sea to the Cape of Good Hope route to avoid Houthi attacks.

Houthi leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi said his forces would target US navigation in the region with missiles and drones if the group was targeted on Yemeni soil.

He added that America participates with the occupation army in the aggression on Gaza with its experts and advisers, and provides the occupation with internationally prohibited fighter jets and weapons, including white phosphorus.

Houthi operations do not target global shipping or international ships, but rather Israeli and associated ships, he said.

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Source : Al Jazeera