The severity of Gaza’s humanitarian crisis is currently growing in magnitude, as a result of Israel tightening its 15-year long, illegal siege of the poverty-stricken Palestinian territory. Due to Israel’s restriction of gas, prevented from entering the besieged coastal enclave, the people of Gaza are facing a lack of sufficient heating, lighting, and the ability to properly deal with sewage, all this and more whilst their Arab neighbor, Egypt, is purchasing stolen Israeli gas.
Israeli planes have reportedly sprayed toxic chemical substances and dangerous pesticides on farmlands near the Gaza Strip as the Tel Aviv regime presses ahead with its acts of aggression against the besieged Palestinian coastal enclave.
Israeli authorities have reduced the permitted fishing zone off the coast of the besieged Gaza Strip, not long after allowing Palestinian fishing boats operating off the coastal enclave to sail within nearly a dozen nautical miles of the Gaza shore.
An Israel warplane launched an airstrike against a position of the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas in the northern parts of the besieged Gaza strip, hours after Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager during a protest rally in the coastal enclave.
The Israeli military conducted a new round of aerial attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip, targeting a couple of sites in the blockaded coastal sliver, despite an earlier cease-fire deal following Israel’s assassination of Palestinians in the enclave.
The Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement says it is holding fire after the regime in Israel accepted its key demands, including stopping targeted killings, as part of an Egypt-mediated truce amid at ending the military confrontation between the two sides.
Israel’s assassination of a senior Palestinian resistance commander has opened the floodgates of reaction, with Palestinians and their allies warning of strong repercussions and Israel-friendly parties sufficing to voice “concern” about the escalation.
Israeli naval forces have attacked Palestinian fishing boats off the coasts of the besieged Gaza Strip, shooting live ammunition and blasting water from cannons at them to prevent the Palestinian fishermen from doing their job.