After the UN launches the Gaza aid appeal, Israel and Hamas reach a ceasefire agreement | Gaza News
The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has lasted until the third day. The mediator told the parties that after the worst fighting broke out in years, the period of calm was extended. There were at least 248 Palestinians, including 66 children. Was bombed and killed by Israel.
Egyptian mediators have been traveling between Israel and the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip to maintain the ceasefire and met with Palestinian President Abbas in the occupied West Bank.
The Egyptian Foreign Minister is also scheduled to meet with senior Jordanian officials on Sunday to discuss ways to downgrade and restore the Middle East peace process.
On Sunday, in a heavily damaged area in Gaza City, volunteers swept up a cloud of dust at the foot of a collapsed building, while others shoveled debris on the back of a donkey cart.
Elsewhere, dozens of Jewish settlers, escorted by heavily armed Israeli special forces, entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, further exacerbating the beatings and attacks of Palestinian believers hours after the Israeli police. Tensions. location.
The Palestinian news agency WAFA quoted witnesses as saying that Israeli police attacked their Palestinian followers for dawn prayers in a mosque earlier on Sunday and “excessively beaten” them in order to allow Israeli Jewish settlers to rush into the Grand Mosque-the third largest in Islam. Holy land. .
-Quds News Network (@qudsn) May 23, 2021
-Quds News Network (@qudsn) May 23, 2021
Translation: Under the protection of the occupying forces, the settlers stormed the St. Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The occupying forces deported young people from the Al-Aqsa Mosque not long ago.
Lynn Hastings, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the Palestinian Territories, said on Sunday that the United Nations will issue an appeal to repair the destruction of the densely populated enclave, where there is a threat of spreading COVID-19.
Hastings said in a statement from Gaza: “The escalation has exacerbated the already severe humanitarian situation in Gaza, which is caused by the blockade and internal political divisions of the past 14 years, as well as continued hostilities.”
“We must also ensure that support is provided to continue to address the needs that already exist, including those arising from the ongoing pandemic.”
During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Israeli police suppressed believers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and threatened to deport Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem. This triggered protests throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The Israeli police carried out protests. The same goes for suppression
-Muhammad Smith (@MuhammadSmiry) May 23, 2021
Hamas, the organization that controls the Gaza Strip, has given Israel a deadline to end the repression. The deadline was not taken seriously, leading Hamas to launch rockets at Israel, and Israel launched an intensive bombing campaign in the Gaza Strip.
Since 2007, Israel has blocked Gaza, saying it prevented Hamas from carrying weapons.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered a speech before his upcoming visit to the region, reiterating Washington’s support for a two-state solution so that Israelis and Palestinians can live “under security, peace and equal measures with dignity.”
King Abdullah of Jordan also emphasized the importance of turning the ceasefire in Gaza into an extended truce, saying that there is only a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians, and there is no choice.
The Royal Court wrote on Twitter that King Abdullah called for “strengthening Arab and international efforts to transform the ceasefire into a long-term truce in order to promote a political solution for the realization of the legitimate rights of the Palestinians.”
Gaza has entered the third day of a ceasefire, but we can confirm that this is not yet a ceasefire.
1- The only personal and commercial border crossing in Gaza remains closed
2- and completely ban fishing
3 to 3 hours a day.
4- The negotiation does not seem to be progressing ?????
-Hana Salah (@HanaSalahGaza) May 23, 2021
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordination Office said that at least 6,000 people were left homeless due to the bombing. Authorities began distributing tents and mattresses in the Gaza Strip on Saturday.
After Israel reopened, Turks, who brought much-needed medicines, food and fuel, entered Gaza through the Krem Shalom border crossing on Friday.
Palestinian officials have set the cost of reconstruction in Gaza at tens of millions of dollars.
Abou Yahya was sitting near a destroyed house in Gaza and drinking coffee under an olive tree. He was very angry.
He said: “If I have 50 sons, I will tell them to fight against Israel.” Last week, an Israeli airstrike hit his house and turned it into rubble. He promised to sleep on the debris.
He said: “My family asked me to leave it and not to sleep here, but I will not give in.” “This is my home.”