Intl desk, Nov 18: At least 26 Palestinians, mostly children, killed in an Israeli bombardment of Khan Younis city in south Gaza, local media reports.
Israeli forces accused of ransacking al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, where thousands of patients, medics and displaced people are trapped.
Al-Shifa Hospital administrators say 40 patients, including four premature babies, died since November 11 due to power outages, UN reports.
Israel to allow two fuel trucks per day into Gaza to power water, sewage operations. Aid groups say the amount is far from adequate.
The health system has collapsed in Gaza, just one element of a wider humanitarian crisis amid fears of disease and starvation.
Elon Musk threatens to suspend users from X, previously Twitter, for using pro-Palestinian phrases.
At least 12,000 people have been killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza since October 7. In Israel, the official death toll from Hamas’s attacks stands at about 1,200.
Palestinians blocked from prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Israeli restrictions have led to a dramatic reduction in worshipper numbers in recent weeks, from about 60,000 a week to only 4,000.
“Many Palestinians are staying at home in the face of severe restrictions on their movement and what they call Israel’s collective punishment,” said Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat in occupied East Jerusalem.
“Locals here say they want peace, but that’s not possible as long as Israel maintains its occupation.”
Source: News Agencies and Al Jazeera