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On Day 274 of US-Backed Israeli Genocidal War on Gaza Strip, 3 Massacres, 29 Palestinians Killed, 100 Injured, with a Death Toll of  38,098 and 87,705 Injuries

July 6, 2024 


Editor's Notes:  

Here are some initial (not final) statistics, which show the Israeli war crimes against humanity, during the current Israeli genocidal war on Gaza Strip, based on the reliable data reported by the Palestinian Health Ministry:

By July 6, 2024, the initial death toll of Palestinians who have been killed by the Israeli genocidal war on Gaza Strip is 45,098+.   

This includes the accounted for deaths (38,098), those who are still missing under the rubble (Corrected on April 18, 2024: 7,000+). 

By July 6, 2024, the documented injuries exceeded 87,605.

By July 6, 2024, 571 Palestinians who were killed, 5,235 who were injured, and 9,535, who were abducted by Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank, since October 7, 2023, including 310 women and 640 children (Some of the detainees have been released).

By May 6, 2024, the Palestinian death toll in Gaza included 7,797+ children and 4,959 women (52% of the total).



The Palestinian Government Media Office death toll data (which includes media reports and family member reporting online):

By May 21, 2024, the Palestinian death toll in Gaza included 15,000+ children (43%).

By March 4, 2024, the death toll also included 13,420+ children, 8,900+ women (more than 72.8% of the accounted for victims), 364 doctors and medical staff, 132 journalists, and 48 civil defense workers. 

By May 25, 2024, the Government Media Office (GMO) said that the Israeli occupation forces killed 493 health personnel and kidnapped 310 others of them.

By January 17, 2024, about 661 detainees from Gaza are currently languishing in Israeli prisons as illegitimate combatants (the Israeli term for Palestinian fighters) in addition to more than 50 women from Gaza, who are detained in the Damon prison, noting that 8 women of whom have been recently released.

By March 4, 2024, the Government Media Office (GMO) said that the Israeli occupation forces killed 493 health personnel and kidnapped 310 others of them (May 25, 2024), destroyed 155 health institutions, 32 hospitals, 53 health centers, 126 ambulances, displaced 1.9 million Palestinians, and destroyed 360,000 housing units, about and 60% of the buildings and infrastructure in Gaza Strip.



29 Palestinian civilians were martyred and 100 were injured by Israeli genocidal air strikes and bombardment on the Gaza Strip, on July 6, 2024 An injured Palestinian man crying while holding his injured child, as both were victims of the Israeli genocidal air strikes and bombardment on the Gaza Strip, July 6, 2024
Five Palestinian journalists were martyred in two Israeli airstrikes in less than 12 hours in Al-Nusayrat refugee camp and Gaza City, which has risen the total number to 158, July 6, 2024

Palestinian factions rejected any plans that involve  deployment of international forces in Gaza, as such plans diminish Palestinian rights and sovereignty, July 5, 2024

3 Palestinian police officers were martyred, 8 were injured in an Israeli air strike on a police patrol in Tel Al-Sultan, Rafa'h, on purpose, to create chaos in the Gaza Strip, July 6, 2024 Palestinian who were martyred and injured by the Israeli genocidal air strike on Al-Nusayrat UNRAW school, which houses displaced civilians, on July 6, 2024.


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In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

"Because of that, We decreed upon the Children of Israel that whoever kills a soul, unless for a soul, or for corruption in the land, it is as if he had killed humankind entirely" (The Holy Quran, Al-Ma-ida, 5: 32).

"And whoever kills a believer intentionally, his recompense is Hell, wherein he will abide eternally, and Allah has become angry with him, and has cursed him, and has prepared for him a great torment" (Al-Nisa, 4: 93).

"If you do good, you do good for yourselves; and if you do evil, (you do it) to yourselves" (Al-Isra, 17: 7). 


While brutal force has been used to create Zionist Israel and sustain it thus far, Zionist claims to Palestine are false. Actually, from the five thousand years of known written human history, there has been a continuous Palestinian-Canaanite presence in the Holy Land. Despite the Zionist false claims, the ancient Israelites ruled part of the land for only 85 years (during the reign of Prophets David and Solomon , peace be upon them, and Solomon's son).

 After that, the Egyptians conquered Palestine-Canaan in 925 BC, followed by Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans, before the Arab Muslim rule, starting from 636 AD.

By the Time Jesus, peace be upon him, started his mission, the three population groups of Canaanites, Palestinians, and Israelites were melted together in religion and language. Most of them became Christians when Constantine converted in 313 AD. Then, most of them became Muslims in the 7th and 8th centuries AD.

So, Palestinian Muslims, Christians, and Jews are the ones who have the right to claim descent from ancient Israelites, Palestinians, and Canaanites, not Zionists from other continents.

No matter what the Zionists and their supporters do, they cannot change the will of God, Who promised the Holy Land to Abraham and his descendants, basically the Palestinian Muslims and Christians.

No matter how much persecution and aggression the Zionists and their supporters inflict upon the Palestinian people, they will never be able to force them out of the Holy Land, which Allah, praise to Him, promised for them, and kept His promise ever since.

This is a necessary brief background to understand the US-Backed Zionist Israeli continuous wars against the Arab nation generally, and the Palestinian people in particular, which included the wars of 1948, 1956, 1967, 1978, 1982, the brutal crushing of the two Uprisings (1987-1993 and 2000-2004), 2009, 2012, 2014, 2021, and the current genocidal war on Gaza (Since October 7, 2023), which has culminated a blockade of Gaza since 2007. In addition, the Israeli occupation and apartheid regime launched so many covert operations, raids, and air strikes on many Arab states since 1948.

The following news stories are just examples, not a systematic record, of the Israeli occupation government abuse, mistreatment, and violations of Palestinian human rights, on daily basis.

More detailed news stories can be found at the following sources:,,,

Editorial Notes about terms & names of people and places:

1. Names of people and places have been standardized to match standard Arabic grammatical rules.

2. Underlined letters and letters preceded by an apostrophe are references to Arabic letter sounds, which does not exist in the English alphabet.

3. The English letter i is equivalent to the Arabic short vowel known as kasra, as in Ibraheem and Qasim as well as in the English words sit and bit. So, it is incorrect to use it as a long vowel for such Arabic names as Jameel and Jibreel.

4. The English letter e is equivalent to the Arabi short vowel known as fat'ha, as in A'hmed and Mu'hammed.

5. It is more accurate to refer to the
land-grabbing Israelis, who establish illegal settlements in the Palestinian territory of the West Bank, as illegal Israeli settlers, than referring to them as colonists.

The term colony is a reference to a large entity or a country, such as American states before independence. It was also a reference to Egypt, and India, when they were British colonies.

In addition, the term "colony" represents a positive nostalgic theme, in the minds of native speakers of English, particularly in America and Britain.

6. It is more accurate to use the verb "abduct" than the verb "detain," in reference to taking Palestinian citizens by force to prisons and interrogation centers, by Israeli occupation regime soldiers. This is because the presence of the Israeli occupation regime forces is illegal in the Palestinian territories, and they have no jurisdiction over the Palestinian people.

Click here for more about using the apostrophe and the underlining of letters in the transliteration of Arabic names.


The Palestinian factions reject any plans to deploy international forces in Gaza

Saturday 6-July-2024


Palestinian national and Islamic action factions affirmed their strong rejection of any statements or plans that involve the deployment of any international forces in the Gaza Strip.

In a statement on Saturday, the factions called on the Arab countries to work seriously to stop the genocide against the Palestinian people, their resources and sanctities, and to reject and confront any proposals that would diminish their rights, dignity and sovereignty over their land.

The Palestinian factions considered that the presence of any international force inside the Gaza Strip is a form of occupation and imposition of guardianship, which they completely reject.

They called for adopting the Palestinian position demanding the complete withdrawal of the occupation and enabling the Palestinian people to fully regain their legitimate rights and their right to self-determination.

Previously, Hamas, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and the Resistance Committees had separately expressed their rejection of any proposal for the deployment of international forces in the Gaza Strip, stressing that the future of the Strip is to be decided by the Palestinian people.

These positions came after the statements of the Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan, in which he expressed his support for deploying an international force in the Gaza Strip by a UN resolution to support what he called the Palestinian Authority.


'Hamas rejects any plan for post-war Gaza that bypasses the Palestinian peoples will

Friday 5-July-2024


We, the Islamic Resistance Movement 'Hamas, affirm our rejection of any plans, projects, or proposals that seek to bypass the Palestinian will regarding the future of the Gaza Strip. We also reject any statements or positions that support plans to bring foreign forces into the Strip under any name or justification, a statement for Hamas on Friday said.

It added, The administration of the Gaza Strip after repelling this fascist aggression is a purely Palestinian matter, agreed upon by our Palestinian people in all their diversity. They will not allow guardianship or the imposition of any external solutions or equations that detract from their principles based on their absolute right to gain freedom and self-determination.

We call on all Arab and Islamic countries to pressure the cessation of the Zionist genocide against our Palestinian people and provide all means of support and assistance in their struggle to defend their existence on their land, and to fulfill their commitments towards our people, their land, and the Islamic and Christian holy sites, which are being desecrated by the fascist settler criminal gangs, the Hamas statement concluded.

For its part, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stressed its rejection of the deployment of international forces in Gaza, affirming that the Palestinian people, and none else, would decide the future of Gaza.

The PFLP said in a statement on Friday that it absolutely rejects the statement by Saudi foreign minister Faisal bin Farhan that supported the deployment of international troops in Gaza.

It said that Arab and foreign efforts should focus instead on halting the Israeli aggression on the besieged enclave, return of the displaced, reconstruction of the Strip, and ending the siege.


Five Palestinian journalists killed in less than 12 hours in Gaza

Saturday 6-July-2024


Five Palestinian journalists were martyred in two Israeli airstrikes in less than 12 hours in Al-Nusayrat refugee camp and Gaza City.

According to local sources, three journalists were killed in an Israeli genocidal airstrike on a house in Al-Nusayrat refugee camp in central Gaza at dawn Saturday. They were identified as Amjad Ja'hjou'h, his wife Wafa Abu Dabaan, and Rizq Abu Shaikan.

The sources said that an Israeli warplane bombed the house of Abu Shakyan, where journalist Amjad Ja'hjou'h and members of his family were staying, adding that 10 civilians from the families of Abu Shaikan and Ja'hjou'h were martyred in the attack.

Last night, an Israeli airstrike on a house in Al-Daraj neighborhood in Gaza City killed two journalists identified as Sa'di Madoukh and A'hmed Sukkar.

The two journalists were among other martyrs who were recovered from the rubble of the bombed house.

Other civilians were injured in the Israeli attacks on these two houses in Al-Nusayrat refugeecamp and Gaza City.

Accordingly, the number of Palestinian journalists who have been killed, since the start of the Israeli genocidal war on Gaza, has risen to 158 martyrs.


 IOFs deliberately kill Palestinian police officers to create chaos in Gaza Strip

Saturday 6-July-2024


The General Directorate of Police in the Gaza Strip accused the Israeli occupation forces (IOFs) of seeking to create chaos through repetitive targeting of police officers.

The Police Directorate said that Israeli warplanes targeted this morning a police foot patrol at Tel Al-Sultan neighborhood police station, west of the Rafa'h, including the director of the police station, Colonel Faris Abdul 'Aal, while they were on duty.

The police announced the martyrdom of Abdul 'Aal and three policemen, in addition to the injury of eight police officers.

The police condemned the Israeli attack, dubbing it a crime and an explicit violation of the international law.

The IOFs are seeking to create chaos in the Gaza Strip and eliminating any kind of regime manifestations, noting that hundreds of policemen and officers have been killed since the beginning of the aggression, while they were fulfilling their humanitarian duty to help citizens.

The Police Directorate in Gaza renewed its appeal to the international community to pressure the IOF to stop targeting the Police General Directorate and its employees as it is a civilian apparatus that provides public services to people under all circumstances and should be protected by the international law.



Killing and Injuring of Palestinians in Ghazza (Gaza) by Israeli Occupation Regime Forces

On July 6, 2024, Dr. Ashraf Al-Qidra, the Spokesperson of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that the Israeli genocidal air strikes and bombardment on Gaza Strip resulted in 3 massacres, in which 29 Palestinian civilians were killed, and the 100 others were injured, in the past 24 hours. This increased the accounted for death toll in Gaza Strip to 38,098 and the injuries to 87,705, since the start of the Israeli genocidal war on October 7, 2023.   


Gaza: Death toll surges to 38,098 martyrs

Saturday 6-July-2024


The health ministry in Gaza said on Saturday that the Israeli occupation army committed three massacres in different areas of the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours, killing at least 29 civilians and injuring over 100 others, while a large number of victims are still under the rubble of bombed buildings or lying on roads.

In a statement, the health ministry said that the Israeli army killed and injured a large number of civilians in different areas of Gaza during the past 24 hours, but at least 129 of them, including 29 martyrs, were transported to hospitals.

The health ministry added that the death toll from the ongoing Israeli bombardments and shooting attacks, which started on October 7, climbed to 38,098 martyrs and the number of the wounded surged to 87,705 people.

In a related context, Gazas health ministry has appealed anew to the UN to urgently provide its vital medical facilities with their fuel needs to operate power generators, warning that many departments at the remaining operational hospitals stopped working as a result of the fuel crisis.

The Gaza Strip has been under brutal bombardment since a cross-border operation was launched by Hamass armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades, on October 7.

Besides the large number of casualties and the huge displacement of people, basic food, fuel, water and medical supplies have run out for the 2.3 million residents in Gaza due to the tight Israeli blockade and the massive destruction of infrastructure and facilities.


Israeli airstrikes on school-turned-shelter in Nuseirat kill 16 Palestinians, injure 50 others

GAZA, Saturday, July 6, 2024 (WAFA)

Israeli airstrikes on a school-turned-shelter in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip today killed at least 16 Palestinians and injured about 50 others, according to local sources.

They said that Israeli fighter jets targeted al-Jaouni School sheltering displaced persons in the camp, killing at least 16 people, some of whom were dismembered, and injuring about 50 others, mostly children and women.

They added that this was the second time for the school to be bombarded since the onset of the Israeli genocidal war on Gaza on October 7.

Meanwhile, another airstrike targeted a gathering of people in Al-Sikka area, east of Jabalya, in the northern Strip, killing a person and injuring others.

Israeli occupation forces also bombarded the vicinity of Al-Abrar Mosque in the Gaza city neighborhood of Al-Zaytoun, killing a person and injuring another, at a time when Israeli artillery shelled the area to the east of the power plant and to the north of Al-Buraij refugee camp.

In the meantime, emergency and rescue teams managed to retrieve the bodies of seven people, including those of two ladies, in Rafa'h, and transfer them to Nasser Hospital in Khan Younus.

Israel has proceeded with its genocidal offensive on the war-torn Strip in complete disregard of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which ordered Israel in a legally binding decision to halt its military offensive in Rafa'h, which may violate its obligations under the Genocide Convention.

Israel has been waging a devastating war on Gaza since October 7, killing at least 38,098 Palestinians and injuring over 87,705 others.

Moreover, at least 10,000 people are unaccounted for, presumed dead under the rubble of their homes throughout the Strip.

Palestinian and international organizations say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.

The Israeli aggression has also resulted in the forceful displacement of nearly two million people from all over the Gaza Strip, with the vast majority of the displaced forced into the densely crowded southern city of Rafa'h near the border with Egypt in what has become Palestines largest mass exodus since the 1948 Nakba.



US-backed Israeli genocide in Gaza enters Day 274

Saturday 6-July-2024


As the US-backed Israeli genocidal war on the Gaza Strip entered Day 274 on Saturday, aerial and artillery strikes continued to pound and target different areas and massacre more civilians, especially in northern Gaza.

Reporters for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) said that the Israeli occupation army continued to bomb homes and attack citizens in different areas of Gaza during the past 24 hours.

According to media sources, six martyrs were evacuated to the Ahli Hospital in Gaza City following an Israeli attack on a group of citizens near the Gaza University in Al-Zaytoun neighborhood.

Four policemen were also martyred in an Israeli airstrike on their car in as-Saudi neighborhood, west of Rafa'h.

A mother and her three kids were reportedly killed when the Israeli army bombed a house belonging to the family of Al-Jadi in Al-Buraij refugee camp in central Gaza.

Four journalists, including a couple, were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a house in Al-Nusayrat refugee camp in central Gaza.

10 other citizens were martyred when the Israeli army bombed a house belonging to the family of Abu Shikyan in Al-Nusayrat camp.

An elderly man and his wife were also killed in an Israeli attack on a house belonging to the family of Kart near Al-Hurriya School, which is used as a shelter center in Al-Zaytoun neighborhood.

More casualties were reported in other areas of Gaza following Israeli genocidal aerial, artillery and shooting attacks last night and today. 



Killing, Injuring, and Abduction of Palestinians in the West Bank by Israeli Occupation Regime Forces 


Palestinian shot, killed by IOFs gunfire in Ramallah

Saturday 6-July-2024


A young Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli gunfire in Bait Ur Al-Ta'hta town, west of Ramallah, at dawn Saturday.

The Ministry of Health affirmed that A'hmed Mu'hammed Abdul Hafeedth Sulayman, 22, was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) after raiding Bait Ur Al-Ta'hta town.

The victim was immediately transferred to the Palestine Medical Complex.

Local sources reported that the IOF opened fire at a number of young men in the town, killing one of them and wounding at least two others.

Earlier yesterday, 8 Palestinians were killed in the West Bank, including seven in Jineen.


Palestinian young man succumbs to IOFs gunshot wounds in Toulkarm

Saturday 6-July-2024


A Palestinian young man succumbed to wounds that he sustained after being shot by Israeli occupation forces (IOF) during a raid on Nour Shams refugee camp in the West Bank city of Toulkarm last week.

In a statement, the Palestinian health ministry identified the martyr as 20-year-old Ashraf Hani Mu'hamemd 'Abdullah.

Earlier, 7 Palestinians were killed in a drone attack in Jenin and its camp in the northern West Bank.

The Israeli army has been carrying out near-daily incursions into Nour Shams, as well as other West Bank cities, since October 7.


IOFs kidnap several Palestinians in W. Bank raids

Saturday 6-July-2024


The Israeli occupation forces (IOFs) carried out raids on homes and kidnapped a number of Palestinian citizens during campaigns in the West Bank.

According to local sources, the IOFs kidnapped a young man from his home in az-Zubaidat village, north of Jericho.

Another young man was taken prisoner at an IOFs checkpoint near Qalqilya.

Israeli forces also stormed Baita town in southern Nablus and raided several homes, with no reported arrests.

For its part, the Palestinian Prisoner Society said that the IOFs kidnapped today 15 Palestinian citizens during raids in Qalqilya, Al-Khaleel (Hebron), Ramallah, Are'ha (Jericho), and Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem).

Meanwhile, the Israeli police in Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem) prevented hundreds of Palestinian citizens, especially from 1948 occupied Palestine, from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque to mark the new Hijri year (Islamic calendar) and intensified the presence of their forces in the Old City. 


Israeli occupation forces kidnap 15 Palestinian civilian citizens from the West Bank 

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Last night and at dawn on Saturday, the Israeli occupation forces kidnapped 15 Palestinian civilian citizens from the West Bank, including former prisoners.

The Prisoners' Club explained in a press release that the kidnappings were distributed in the governorates of Qalqilya, Al-Khaleel (Hebron), Ramallah Allah, Aree'ha (Jericho), and Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem), where they were accompanied by attacks and threats against the detainees and their families, in addition to the widespread vandalism and destruction of citizens' homes.

Thus, the toll of the Israeli occupation forces kidnappings of Palestinian civilian citizens after the seventh of October October, 2023, has risen to more than (9535), and this toll includes those kidnapped from homes, through military checkpoints, those who had to surrender under pressure, and those who were taken hostage.




Aggression and Attacks by Illegal Israeli Settlers and Soldiers


Illegal Israeli settlers set fire to agricultural lands in northeast of Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Saturday, July 6, 2024 (WAFA)

A group of the illegal Israeli settlers set fire today to agricultural lands in the town of Turmus 'Aya, located northeast of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian security sources.

The sources informed WAFA that colonists ignited fires that engulfed dozens of dunums planted with olive trees in the plains of Turmus 'Aya, along the road linking the town with the neighboring village of Al-Mughayir.

For months, the illegal Israeli settlers have forcibly prevented local Palestinian citizens from accessing their own lands in the vicinity of the town, leading to overgrowth of weeds in the olive groves. This overgrowth contributed to the rapid spread of the fire.



Palestinian family forced to demolish own home in Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem)

Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem), Saturday, July 6, 2024 (WAFA)

This evening, Israeli occupation authorities compelled the Qanbar family to self-demolish their home in the neighborhood of Jabal Mukaber, Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem), citing unauthorized construction.

Recently, the Israeli municipality imposed a hefty fine on the Qanbar family before issuing a final demolition order for their six-year-old home, where seven people reside.

In an attempt to avoid a financial penalty of 80,000 shekels (equal to $21,500), the family undertook the demolition themselves rather than face the destruction by Israeli bulldozers.

According to a report from the Jerusalem Governorate for the past year, Israeli authorities have carried out 292 demolition operations in the Jerusalem Governorate, including 73 structures that owners were forced to demolish.

Meanwhile, the Wall and Settlement Resistance Authority says that Israeli authorities demolished 318 structures in the occupied West Bank during the first half of 2024 and issued demolition notices for another 359 structures. Additionally, approximately 10,000 trees were uprooted.



Illegal Israeli settlers  attack school in northeast of Toubas, in northern West Bank

TOUBAS, Saturday, July 6, 2024 (WAFA)

This morning, a mob of Israeli colonists attacked a school in Ibziq village, located northeast of Tubas in the northeast of the occupied West Bank, according to local sources.

'Azmi Balawna, the director of education in Tubas, stated that a group of colonists stormed the school, vandalized the protective fence, and forcibly removed the Palestinian flag from its mast.

Ibziq Basic Mixed School, accommodating students from grades one to six, serves 40 boys and girls from Ibziq village and surrounding areas.

Attacks by the illegal Israeli settlers are commonplace across the occupied Palestinian territory, but have seen exponential growth with the rise of Religious Zionism to the Israeli government coalition.



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