On the 57th day of the war on GazaThe Israeli occupation army continued its aggression against various areas of the Gaza Strip for the second day in a row after the end of the seven-day truce, which led to hundreds of martyrs and wounded.
Today, Saturday, Israel committed new horrific massacres against Palestinian civilians after targeting residential squares in several areas in Gaza, while its planes carried out fire belts in the Strip amid heated battles with the Palestinian resistance, which fired bursts of missiles at Tel Aviv and Israeli cities and towns.
In a remarkable development, the Israeli occupation army acknowledged the killing of Colonel Assaf Hamami, commander of the Southern Brigade in the Gaza Division, in the attack of last October 7 carried out by the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation), and confirmed that his body is being held in Gaza.
While diplomatic moves continue to revive the truce between the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and Israel, which was sponsored by Qatari-Egyptian and with American support, a Russian newspaper revealed a Turkish initiative “still under preparation” that talks about the status of the Gaza Strip after the ongoing Israeli war on it.
Massacres and resistance
The occupation army launched intense bombardment with fighters, artillery, and boats on several areas in the Gaza Strip, and committed dozens of massacres that claimed hundreds of martyrs and wounded, according to the Ministry of Health in Gaza.
In Jabalia camp alone, the Israeli aggression resulted in the martyrdom of more than 100 Palestinians, in a new massacre committed by the occupation forces in the camp located in the northern Gaza Strip. Among the martyrs of the massacre was the president of the Islamic University of Gaza, Sufyan Tayeh, and his family.
The Ministry of Health in Gaza indicated – in a statement – that the death toll since the start of the aggression against the Strip on October 7 had risen to 15,207 martyrs and 40,652 injured.
For its part, the resistance confronted the occupation army on several fronts, and this led to losses among the Israeli soldiers, and battalions were sent Al-Qassam -The military arm of the Hamas movement – Scenes of its fighters clashing with Israeli occupation vehicles and soldiers in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.
For its part, the Israeli occupation army acknowledged the killing of the commander of the Southern Brigade in the Gaza Division, Colonel Assaf Hamami, in the attack of last October 7.
The Israeli army said – in a statement – that Colonel Assaf Hamami (41 years old) from Kiryat Ono (central) was killed on October 7, and his body was kept in the Gaza Strip.
Thus, the number of bodies of military personnel held by Hamas – according to Israeli announcements – rises to 4 bodies, all of whom were killed in the attacks of October 7, and the announced death toll of the Israeli army rises to 396.
In conjunction with military developments, diplomatic moves continued to revive the truce in Gaza.
For its part, the Qatari Emiri Diwan said that the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Received a phone call from Kamala Harris The US Vice President stressed that his country would continue its mediation efforts to ensure the continuation of efforts to return to calm, and stressed the necessity of a ceasefire to avoid complicating mediation efforts and exacerbating the humanitarian catastrophe in the Gaza Strip.
While the Deputy Head of the Political Bureau of the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation) The movement's official position stipulates that prisoners should not be exchanged before the aggression stops. The Israeli Broadcasting Authority quoted political sources as saying that talks to release the hostages are continuing, but at a low pace.
For his part, a report in the Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya revealed a Turkish initiative “still under preparation” that talks about the situation of the Gaza Strip after the ongoing Israeli war on it.
According to the Russian newspaper, reports issued in the Turkish language indicate that the visit of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan For the UAE to participate in the United Nations Climate Summit, the aim was to discuss a Turkish initiative regarding the status of Gaza after the conflict.
The Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported that the Turkish side stands with the Palestinian factions that rule the Gaza Strip, as Erdogan insists that the formula of the political system without the participation of Hamas will have no chance of success.
In this regard, Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said, “We propose that some countries in the region become guarantors of Palestine, including Turkey. Other countries will become guarantors of Israel.”
Fidan added, “These countries will have to bear responsibility for implementing the terms of the settlement,” noting that the initiative is still under preparation, and its main provisions will be presented to a wider audience.