• It is the twenty-third day of the war: more than 7,300 Palestinians have been killed, according to Hamas. 1,400 of them were Israeli; 239 hostages in Gaza
• On the evening of Friday, October 27, Israel launched unprecedented air strikes on the Gaza Strip, announcing an “expansion of ground operations.” It is not yet clear whether this was the declared “invasion”. The sector is completely isolated.
• Hamas called on Palestinians in the West Bank to take up arms.
• The United Nations General Assembly approves a draft truce in Gaza and rejects an amendment condemning Hamas. Tel Aviv’s anger: “Day of shame.”
• American aircraft struck two sites in Syria linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
• Words and abbreviations for understanding conflict: Glossary.
• Explain the history of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis.
06:26 AM – Lebanon: Hezbollah shoots down an Israeli drone
Hezbollah announced this An Israeli drone was shot downThis was for the first time during the recent fighting with the Jewish state. The Lebanese Armed Islamic Group reported, citing local media, that the shooting occurred yesterday over the southern village of Khiam, about 5 kilometers from the border with Israel. Hezbollah adds that the drone was seen landing in Jewish territory.
06.24 am – Asharq Al-Awsat: An Israeli raid on Jenin, killing three Palestinians
Three Palestinians, including a terrorist leader, were killed during violent clashes in Jenin in the West Bank. The Palestinian Wafa news website reported that the third dead man was one of the founders of the Jenin Brigade, a branch of the Islamic Jihad movement.
06.10 AM – Al-Sharq Al-Awsat: Gaza, more than 8,000 Palestinians killed
According to the Gaza government, ongoing Israeli air strikes in Gaza have destroyed 47 mosques and seven churches since the country launched the military campaign.An act of revenge after Hamas raid on October 7. This is what Al Jazeera reported. The Gaza press office said that 203 schools and 80 government offices were also destroyed during the past three weeks. Salama Maarouf, director of the office, said, according to Al Jazeera Arabia, that 220,000 housing units were damaged by the massive bombing, and 32,000 buildings were completely destroyed.
Earlier, the government press office in Gaza reported that the Israeli army threatened to bomb an Orthodox cultural center and a school housing more than 1,500 displaced people. Since October 7, more than 8,000 people have been killed in GazaAmong them are more than 3,000 children and more than 2,000 women. At least 20,000 others were injured. The non-governmental organization Save the Children said that the number of children killed in Gaza in the past three weeks exceeds the total number of children killed in conflicts around the world every year since 2019.
06.10 am – Asharq Al-Awsat: Israeli forces and Hamas destroyed anti-tank sites in the Strip
The Israeli army on Sunday They expanded their ground incursion Inside the Gaza Strip, and destroyed Anti-tank positions The army said it killed a number of militants on the Gaza coast and at the Erez border crossing. This was reported by The Times of Israel. Rockets were fired from Gaza at Israeli towns and cities throughout the day, while the army focused its operations on Hamas targets in the northern part of the Strip.
The Israeli army announced that an Israeli army officer was seriously injured by a mortar shell and a soldier was injured during a clash with Hamas militants, both in the northern Gaza Strip, during the night. The IDF stated this Ground units continue their work in the northern part of the Gaza Strip After entering on Friday, killing Hamas agents and destroying sites belonging to the terrorist group. Israeli forces killed a number of Hamas militants who opened fire on its forces in the Gaza Strip, including several on the northern coast of Gaza, near the southern Israeli town of Zikim, according to the army.
05.28 AM – Al-Sharq Al-Awsat: Sullivan is a “great danger” of expanding the regional conflict
The United States thinks so The risk of regional expansion of the conflict The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas High”. This was stated by the US National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, warning in particular of the danger More attacks on military bases Americans in the region by forces close to Iran. “We’re watching, because we found out Big threats against our forces throughout the region and there is a high risk that the conflict will spread to other parts of the region. We are doing everything we can to deter and prevent this possibility.” An interview with CBS News.
05.20 am – Israel: Harris reiterates that there is no plan to send American soldiers
US Vice President Kamala Harris confirmed this United State They have no intention either There is no plan to send combat forces In Israel or Gaza.” In an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes, Harris explained Sunday evening that the United States provides the Jewish state with advice, equipment, and diplomatic support.Israel Without any doubt He has the right to defend himself. Having said that, it is very important that there is no confusion between Hamas and the Palestinians.” He added: “The Palestinians deserve equality in security and safety, self-determination and dignity, and we have been very clear about that.” The rules of war must be respected Harris added that humanitarian aid must arrive. The US Vice President also confirmed this America wants to prevent the conflict from escalatingTo return to warn Iran against getting involved.
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