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A Day of Desolation: Gaza's Darkest Hours



In the tumultuous conflict between Israel and Hamas, Tuesday etched its mark as one of the grimmest chapters. A relentless barrage of strikes from Israeli forces on Gaza territories resulted in the most significant death toll in a single day since the onset of hostilities on October 7.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health provided a somber tally, with spokesperson Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra confirming that 704 individuals, of which 305 were children, had been killed within a span of 24 hours. This surge in casualties pushed the overall death toll since the start of the conflict to an alarming 5,791.

Moreover, the aftermath of these attacks has left the healthcare system of Gaza in shambles. The Ministry reported the devastating reality of hospitals being rendered non-operational, a tragic irony where their doors remain open, but their capacity to tend to the injured is severely compromised. Al-Qudra poignantly noted, "Hospital doors remaining open does not mean that they are providing service to the flood of wounded people flowing into them."

So What Does This Mean?

Amidst the backdrop of this grim situation, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) detailed its military operations, announcing that it targeted over 400 positions in Gaza. These locations, they asserted, were instrumental to Hamas's militant activities. In addition to targeting these sites with artillery, tanks, and helicopters, the IDF claimed to neutralize "several" high-profile Hamas commanders and operatives.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu painted a vivid picture of the intensity of these strikes, labeling them as "the hardest blow" that Gaza has endured in a day. His statements signaled an escalation, hinting at the operation transitioning to its "next phase."

In an extension of this conflict, the IDF also reported operations against Hezbollah in Lebanon, targeting its military infrastructure. Concurrently, alerts were raised in the northern Israeli communities of Elkosh and Netua, indicating potential incoming rocket and missile attacks.

The scale and intensity of this conflict underscore the urgent need for diplomatic efforts and international intervention. Each casualty, whether in Israel or Gaza, is a poignant reminder of the fragile nature of peace in the region and the paramount importance of seeking sustainable solutions that prioritize the sanctity of human life. The rapidly escalating conflict, mirrored in the rising death toll and deteriorating infrastructure, beckons the international community to act decisively and facilitate peace negotiations.

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Nov 03, 2023

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Nov 06, 2023
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Hello ! May Allah protect and guide you to his light and happiness in this life and the hereafter, God bless, Ameen. Excuse me for giving a little presentation of Islam, because it is very misunderstood nowadays, especially on those « Antichrist's » times, where media and politics are mixed to distort history and truth. Thank you very much for your time.


Islam is an arabic word that means the Surrender to the One and Only God, our Creator, Protector, Provider, who gives us life and all that we have, we are safe and sound by his will and grace, we are His and to Him we return, and we have to thank him in this trial life by submitting…


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Oct 25, 2023

And we actually did pretty well, thanks to not permanently squatting on so much as a hectare of Afghan living space.

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Oct 25, 2023

About a thousand big diesel engines with their exhaust pipes pumping carbon monoxide into the tunnels under Gaza should do the job. No need for burials, either!

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Oct 25, 2023

What's the point Israel is hoping to achieve here? I think there's no military solution and the actions of the IDF will only fuel the hatred against Israel.

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In civilian affairs, yes, but given Oct 7th objectively opened a state of war, it's best to refrain from sit-and-scream behavior-inducting sympathization in the first place, and instead to focus on objective facts and pertinent laws. For instance, an actual war crime -- deportation of 3,000 Palestinian work-visa holders from Israel to the Gaza Strip while the latter is an active warzone, in naked contravention of the requirement to provide safe passage for noncombatants OUT of warzones -- has gone almost without notice, while shortsighted handwringing about "okay can't they stop now because the numbers have been equalized this time [so let's just do the same as before and set conditions for something even worse in two years yet again…

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Oct 25, 2023

The answer for Israel is to walk quietly with a big stick. They need to cut off the heads of the Hamas snakes. Israel knows who they are, and they should go to the top of Hamas power brokers as a place to commence their covert war. Once the true leaders of Hamas start dying, see how quickly they scamper

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