Tags: famine

40 Gazans killed in Rafah, as UNRWA and MSF recount Israeli atrocities – Day 139

As Palestinians endure famine, at least 1,000 aid trucks wait for permission to enter Gaza; more reported white flag deaths; flour shipment is back on again; potential public health impact of the current conflict in the Gaza Strip; US investigation finds “low confidence” about allegations for which Secy of State Blinken found “highly, highly credible”; Doctors Without Borders and UNRWA take on Israeli bullying tactics; another Palestinian prisoner dies; story comes to light about Israeli killing an Israeli on October 7th; Thursday’s ICJ summary; 

Israeli snipers, tanks, drones positioned to fire on any signs of life in Khan Younis – Day 109

Khan Younis the site of intense fighting, peril; info on US teen Tawfiq Ajaq killed by Israel; starvation; Israelis in US to buy weapons; 24 Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza; West Bank death; Israeli settlements in Gaza?; Houthi update; US Supreme Court dismisses case against Palestine advocacy organization

“Children are dying first. Adults will follow. Before our eyes.” – Day 102

Devastation in Gaza meets denial from Israel; Israeli refusal to cooperate with UN inquiry; deal brokered: medicine for Israeli hostages in exchange for more aid to Gaza; violence in West Bank leads to at least 9 Palestinian deaths; another genocide call; latest from Blinken and US Senate

“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

“Children eat rotten food, adults hunt cats: famine is coming for Gaza” – Day 85

Gaza’s orphans; famine in the offing; the school and housing crises; NYT’s “investigation” into rape allegations falls short; free speech takes a hit in Berlin; Biden claims 2023 “accomplishments” include supporting Israel; longtime investigative journalist James Bamford exposes secretive operation

Biden admin bypasses Congress for $147.5m weapons sale to Israel – Day 83

Blinken avoids congressional oversight in weapon sale to Israel; Israeli military targets UN humanitarian aid convoy, historical sites, steals from Gazan homes; Gazan food insecurity is “catastrophic”; Israeli envoy threatens Lebanon; Gaza medical workers tortured, journalist killed; multiple incidents in West Bank; Friday worship disrupted in Jerusalem