The occupation recently intensified its bombing of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip (Getty)

The 141st day of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip witnessed a number of developments at various levels, both field and political, as well as an escalation in the Israeli street and demonstrations demanding the conclusion of a deal immediately.


In terms of the Israeli bombing of Gaza, the occupation committed several massacres, most notably in Deir al-Balah, which claimed the lives of 26 martyrs and dozens of wounded, while 8 were martyred and others were injured in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in central Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

The Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that the number of victims of the Israeli aggression had risen to 29,606 martyrs and 69,737 injured.

The Ministry explained that the Israeli occupation committed 8 massacres in the Gaza Strip, killing 92 martyrs and 123 injured during the past 24 hours.

Other Israeli violations

Al Jazeera obtained images from an Israeli army drone camera showing the occupation storming Al Awda Hospital in northern Gaza, in addition to showing the arrest of doctors and displaced persons in the hospital and stripping them of their clothes.

The photos also show the bodies of civilians who were sniped by the occupation forces after tracking and monitoring them, and document the bombing of a residential square in the Tal al-Zaatar area in the northern Gaza Strip.

Humanely and healthily

A spokesman for the Gaza Ministry of Health told Al Jazeera that more than a million people suffer from obvious malnutrition in the Strip.

The spokesman added that the occupation refuses to deliver medical supplies and fuel to the northern Gaza Strip, noting that the occupation destroyed 150 medical institutions and put 32 hospitals out of service.

Occupation losses

The Israeli army announced the killing of a company commander in the Shaked Battalion of the Givati ​​Brigade in the ongoing battles north of Gaza, and explained that its forces from the 162nd Division are continuing to fight in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, south of Gaza City.

Paris talks

Meanwhile, Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper quoted Israeli officials as saying that the Paris talks were good and lasted longer than expected, indicating that there is a way to go in the talks.

Israeli media also reported from sources familiar with the exchange negotiations that the agreement in Paris was concluded according to new broad lines.

The sources said that there is progress that may allow a move to negotiate the details.

Yesterday, Friday, talks began in Paris to discuss reaching an exchange and calm deal in the Gaza Strip, with the participation of Egypt, Qatar, the United States, and an Israeli delegation headed by Mossad chief David Barnea.

On the internal scene, Al Jazeera’s correspondent reported that the occupation police suppressed a demonstration and arrested a demonstrator in central Tel Aviv, under the pretext that the demonstration was illegal and disrupted public security. They also assaulted a female prisoner who was released from Gaza as part of the first deal.

This comes as thousands of Israelis demonstrated in downtown Tel Aviv, demanding the overthrow of Benjamin Netanyahu's government and holding early elections.

Haifa, Eilat, and Beersheba are witnessing similar demonstrations that coincide with the continued movement of families of Israelis detained in Gaza to demand that the government conclude an immediate prisoner exchange deal.

The bank

The Palestinian Prisoners' Club announced that the Israeli occupation has arrested at least 22 Palestinians in the West Bank since yesterday, including a journalist, two children, and former prisoners.

The occupation forces continued to storm cities and villages in the West Bank, including the town of Beit Rima, northwest of the city of Ramallah in the West Bank. The occupation forces stormed Kafr Qaddum, Qaryut, and Al-Ain camp and its surroundings in the Nablus Governorate, north of the West Bank.

Lebanon Front

Lebanese Hezbollah announced that it targeted the Ramya site with appropriate weapons, achieving a "direct hit."

For his part, Al Jazeera's correspondent reported that a missile was fired at the Israeli Ruwaisat Al-Alam site in the occupied Kfar Shuba hills, noting that an Israeli raid targeted the vicinity of the town of "Rab Thilaine" and another on the vicinity of the town of Blida in southern Lebanon.

Red Sea Front

The US Central Command said that its forces destroyed 7 cruise missiles that were prepared to be launched from Houthi areas towards targets in the Red Sea.


On the other hand, South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, Vusimuzi Madonsela, called on all countries to testify in the case that his country filed before the International Court of Justice in order to punish Israel for the crime of "genocide."

Madonsela told Anadolu Agency: “We see that what Israel is committing in the occupied Palestinian territories is the worst version of what we lived under the apartheid regime.” Accordingly, South Africa considered that filing a lawsuit against Israel in the International Court of Justice “is its duty towards its people and society.” International, to ensure that Israel is held accountable for its actions.

He expected the court to declare that Israel's continued occupation of the Palestinian territories is illegal and must end, and after that, the matter will be referred to the United Nations General Assembly to move forward on how to implement the end of apartheid in the Palestinian territories, guided by the court's decisions.

Macron and Biden

In this context, French President Emmanuel Macron reaffirmed to his American counterpart Joe Biden the necessity of a ceasefire in Gaza and his opposition to launching an attack on Rafah.

In a phone call, the two sides stressed the need to reach an agreement on prisoners that would allow for an end to the fighting, an end to the escalation, and the delivery of aid, as well as avoiding the expansion of the conflict regionally, especially in Lebanon.

Arabic post

The Occupation Radio Corporation quoted sources as saying that the US administration informed Israel that Arab countries were preparing an initiative regarding the so-called “day after the war in Gaza.”

Israeli Radio added that the Arab plan includes a clause stipulating the integration of Hamas into the Palestine Liberation Organization.

She pointed out that Brett McGurk, the US President's envoy, pressured Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to hold a discussion in the government regarding "the day after the Gaza war."

For his part, European Union foreign policy official Josep Borrell said that the announcement by Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich to build 3,300 new units in illegal settlements in the West Bank is an inflammatory and dangerous announcement.

Borrell added that settlements make Israelis and Palestinians less safe, inflame tensions, hinder peace efforts, and violate international law.

Source: Al Jazeera + agencies