Category: Daily Updates

Daily news updates after October 7, 2023

Israel has killed over 10,000 Gazan women since October 7th – Day 193

In Gaza, deaths of women and children, torture, health risks; drones that broadcast sounds of babies crying used to ambush civilians; Netanyahu denies famine while destroying Gazan farmland; unexploded Israeli bombs found in schools; Palestinian journalists; Israeli settler/military violence out of control; land theft in West Bank; US wants probe into Hind Rajab’s death; Congress says “river to the sea” is antisemitic; USC valedictorian Asna Tabassum canceled, more

Mass graves in Gaza reveal mass executions – Day 192

Mass graves containing Palestinian bodies found in multiple Gaza locations; released Gazan prisoners report abuse by Israeli forces; humanitarians face “hostile” environment, Israel breaking promise to increase aid; “unprecedented” levels of contamination in northern Gaza; Israel announces tents to be built ahead of attack on Rafah; Israel obstructing UN probe, Israelis obstructing aid; Israel and Iran violated int’l law; West Bank deaths as Israeli settlers and military team up, more

Israel undecided about Iran response, but carries on against Gaza, West Bank – Day 191

North Gaza starts to eat again; others unearth dead bodies; Rafah attack postponed; Gaza land stolen as “buffer zone”; Iran accuses US of hypocrisy; questions of whether/how Israel will respond to Iran’s retaliation; West Bank attacks, deaths continue; Biden pushes for billions more to Israel

Iran retaliates against Israeli aggression, as Gaza and West Bank struggle – Day 190

Iran’s unprecedented retaliatory attack on Israel; US experts say Israel trying to involve US in war against Iran; Israel’s ongoing massacres, threats against Gaza; Israel’s allies’ attempt to bully pro-Palestinian, pro-justice voices; West Bank struggles against massive settler attacks

Aid workers risk their lives to deliver food in Gaza: the need is “so great” – Day 189

Risking life to feed the hungry in Gaza; journalists reportedly targeted; Khan Younis in ruins; Hamas apparently running out of living hostages, as Netanyahu continues to delay deal; Biden stands with Israel against Iran as Israel tries to drag the US into a war with Iran; rash of attacks in West Bank by illegal Israeli settlers; Germany “silences a witness to genocide”; France, Germany face legal action over arming Israel

A first: US official acknowledges “famine is underway” in Gaza – Day 188

US official finally uses the f-word (famine); Iran retaliation for provocative Israeli attack possibly this weekend; Wash Post lists Gaza aid items Israel has rejected; Israel assassinates head of police in Gaza; Israelis block aid trucks to Gaza; Palestinian journalists targeted; Israel kills 2 in West Bank; Israel steals record amount of WB land in 2024 (and the year is still young)

UNICEF vehicle targeted, Hamas leader’s family members assassinated – Day 187

UNICEF says its vehicle hit by live fire while waiting to enter northern Gaza; Israeli airstrike kills 3 sons, 4 grandchildren of Ismail Haniyeh, Hamas’ top political leader; 13,000 Palestinians reportedly missing in the Gaza Strip; Israel’s dubious plan to ‘flood Gaza with aid’; Israel allows Gaza authorities to restore water pipeline that Israel damaged; Senior U.S. general to visit Israel to coordinate on Iran attack threat

Israel boasts of humanitarian aid flooding in to Gaza – so, where is it? – Day 186

Human Rights Watch calls for sanctions on Israel; young Christian woman kidnapped by Israeli forces in West Bank, her whereabouts unknown; Tucker Carlson interviews Bethlehem pastor about Israel’s treatment of Palestinians; Israel mulls hostage-for-prisoner exchange; Turkey initiates restrictions on exports to Israel; Australia may recognize Palestinian state; “What crime is Israel hiding?” asks Foreign Press Association; US pier may cost up to $200 million…

UNICEF: “Children dying of infections”; Israel claims to be opening bakeries, allowing more aid in – Day 185

Israel is making big promises to the people of Gaza; State of Palestine UN application; “it will happen,” Netanyahu says of Rafah invasion; 400 bodies recovered so far around Al Shifa Hospital; 84 so far in Khan Younis; raid on mourning tent of Walid Daqqa; Germany denies aiding Gaza genocide at ICJ; academics accuse Israel of “scholasticide,” more

“No words can do justice to the horrors that people in Gaza are living in” – Day 184

Human rights officials have never seen anything like Gaza; Israel’s AI killer, “Lavender”; Israeli army withdraws from part of Khan Younis; WCK founder says Israel is in a “war against humanity”; cancer-stricken Walid Daqqa dies in Israeli prison from medical negligence; Nicaragua takes Germany to world court over arming of Israel; more