Israel’s War on Gaza: List of Main Events, Day 129 | News of the Israeli war on Gaza
Israel launched air strikes on Rafah, where 1.4 million Palestinians reside, raising fears of a humanitarian catastrophe.
Here’s how things look on Monday: February 122024:
The humanitarian crisis in Gaza
- Israel implemented it overnight Air strikes on Rafah southern Gaza Strip, killing at least 67 people. Palestinian officials said that Israeli forces bombed homes, hospitals and three mosques.
- Rafah hosts 1.4 million Palestinians, most of whom were displaced due to Israeli attacks on northern and central Gaza.
- The total number of Palestinian deaths in Gaza stands at 28,340 since the war began on October 7.
- So said the Israeli army He was saved two Prisoners From the Gaza Strip early Monday, during an Israeli raid that included raids on Rafah.
- The Palestinian Red Crescent Society called for the protection of its employees after several incidents occurred, including the killing of two ambulance officers who went to rescue them Six-year-old Hind Rajab. Rajab’s body was found inside the car.
Regional and diplomatic tensions
- US President Joe Biden will host Jordanian King Abdullah II in Washington on Monday. The meeting’s agenda includes discussions about the Israeli military operation in Rafah, the release of prisoners in Gaza, and growing concern about a possible Israeli ground operation in Rafah.
- A ship was attacked by two missiles in the main Bab al-Mandeb Strait on Monday, in the latest attack carried out by naval forces. The Houthis in Yemen.
- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Doha to hold talks on a ceasefire in Gaza with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The Palestinian Wafa news agency reported that the two leaders will meet on Monday.
- US Senator Bernie Sanders, in a post on X, said that “no one in Congress” should support the Biden administration sending military aid to Israel.
Occupied West Bank
- A pro-settler organization released a report on Sunday showing that the population of Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank by approximately 3% in 2023, and growth is expected to accelerate this year.
- The number of settlers in the West Bank now stands at 517,407, compared to 502,991 the previous year.
- On Sunday evening, the Israeli occupation forces arrested the citizen, Hassan Al-Sayed, and confiscated a vehicle in the city of Jenin.
- WAFA also reported that the Israeli occupation forces shot, on Sunday evening, a young Palestinian man near the entrance to the town of Battir, west of Bethlehem, wounding him.
- On Sunday evening, Israeli occupation forces arrested five Palestinian youth in the Old City of Hebron.
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