Category: Daily Updates

Daily news updates after October 7, 2023

“People in Gaza risk dying of hunger just miles from trucks filled with food” – Day 101

Famine, desperation in Gaza as Israel continues to restrict aid access; 3 Palestinians killed in West Bank; 1 Israeli killed in car-ramming; Iran bombs Israeli “spy HQ” in Iraq; Houthi news; South Africa coming after US and UK; more American troops headed for Middle East; UK allegedly smuggling weapons into Israel

100 days of war on Gaza – Biden & Blinken don’t mention Gazans, only Israelis

Biden and Blinken forget about 24,000 dead; Palestinian journalist killed; desperate calls for more humanitarian aid; 5 West Bank deaths; Israeli slapped with “treason” allegation; Israeli-run “Iron Truth” censors pro-Palestine content; and more

Mandela: “our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians” – Day 95

A special bond between Palestine and South Africa; OCHA reports on Israel’s antagonism over humanitarian aid; deadly airstrike in Deir Al Balah; white-flag-waving grandmother killed; Israel’s bombing and climate change; Blinken claims don’t pass the smell test; ADL number-crunching; Palestinian prisoner annual report

Israel is pushing the West Bank toward a “Third Intifada” – Day 94

Israel is “obligated” to bring food into the Gaza Strip; Gazan journalist killed; Israel approves 700 East Jerusalem housing units; Israeli Pres Herzog in genocide denial; Netanyahu wants cash from Emirates – the reply: “Ask Zelensky for money,”

Israel denies WHO’s request to deliver medical supplies – Day 93

Two more Palestinian journalists killed; Ha’aretz calls for probe into Israeli “friendly fire” on October 7th; humanitarian aid dismally slow; ignoring the whole point of Houthi resistance; South Africa’s genocide campaign picks up speed – except in Knesset; West Bank deaths; Israel top court says No to foreign journalists in Gaza; AIPAC news; Hezbollah leader killed

“4 percent of Gazans are dead, wounded, or missing” – Day 92

EuroMed Monitor reports on Israel’s profound damage to Gaza, torture of Gazan prisoners; Israeli public invited to conference on moving to Gaza; 8 Palestinians (including a toddler), 1 Israeli soldier killed in West Bank/E. Jerusalem; 2 more journalists killed, including son of Al Jazeera’s Wael Dahdouh, Blinken offers hollow condolences

Children in Gaza are dying ‘in every way possible’ – Day 91

Israel reportedly targeting random civilians, stealing 1,100 Gazan corpses from cemeteries; US senators critical of border policy for aid; 39 UPenn profs take propaganda trip to Israel; MSF evacuates hospital; Israeli settlers out of control; Chilean lawyers support Palestine; African countries deny discussing accepting displaced Gazans

Winter will bring “an unbearable avalanche of human suffering” to Gaza – Day 90

Hunger, cold, and lack of basic necessities – plus Israeli bombardment put Gazans at risk; another journalist killed; Israel’s search for a place to send ethnically cleansed Gazans – and other post-war possibilities; West Bank death; Palestinian prisoners; MacDonalds boycott

US State Dept: “We have not at this point seen acts that constitute genocide” – Day 88

US in denial about genocide; HRW report on torture of Palestinian captives; another Biden appointee quits over Gaza; explosions in Iran kill over 100; Israel killed another Israeli hostage; Netanyahu mulls sending Gazans to Congo; refugee camp in West Bank under siege