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On May 10, Israel invaded the city of the Gaza Strip for 11 days under the pretext of fighting terrorism represented by Hamas, with continuous bombardments Gaza Strip, which took the lives of 253 innocent citizens, mostly children, women, and the elderly, as well as thousands of wounded. at a time when Hamas' military structure was not affected by the bombardments, "as the military leadership mentioned". resulting in the destruction of the infrastructure of Gaza's economy
The war deprived the citizens of Gaza of the most basic human and personal needs, which created them with psychological fear, in addition to the scourge of war. Without respecting any rights stipulated in international humanitarian law
As a result of the devastation caused by the war, the problem of displaced people arose, who lost their homes and sought refuge in United Nations schools. others sought refuge in the homes of their relatives because their homes were destroyed or to escape the bombardments during the aggression, which targeted border areas and safe residential areas.
Life has returned to normal in difficult humanitarian conditions, which organizations UN have described as a humanitarian disaster, in the face of the continuation of the siege that has lasted for 15 years.
Hundreds of cars and transportation vehicles were completely or severely damaged, agricultural facilities including animal farms, agricultural greenhouses, wells, and irrigation networks were damaged. In addition, more than 300 economic, industrial and commercial facilities were damaged too.
First day of the war
After one week of the war
As of November 1, the reconstruction work is not only complete but the bridge has been certified safe for pedestrian access again.
After 11 days of war
Israel called the 51-day war on Gaza "Protective Edge" while Hamas called it "the devoured storm."The attack was the result of mutual firing by both sides as the situation erupted West Bank after Israeli settlers kidnapped, tortured, and burned the Palestinian child Muhammad Abu Khdeir in occupied Jerusalem on July 2nd.
The Palestinian Ministry economy estimated the total direct and indirect damage, to buildings and infrastructure, as well as the losses to the national economy in Gaza Strip all its sectors at about $5 billion.
Israel began an 8-day war against the Gaza Strip, which is called a "pillar of cloud," while Hamas called them "slate stones." after the assassination of Ahmed al-Jabari, the leader of the Izz al-Din al- Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, although a draft ceasefire agreement had been agreed between the two sides. Hamas and Israel, announced a ceasefire on November 21, brokered by Egypt, and both sides had declared victory.
Israel started a war called "Cast Lead" while Hamas called it "The Furqan War". This was the first war Israel started on the Gaza Strip and it lasted for 23 days.
Israel used unconventional weapons against the unarmed Palestinians, mainly white phosphorus and diluted uranium, which was found on some of the bodies, according to reports by experts, human rights centers, and European institutions.
The war ended with a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel under Egyptian auspices
Created by: By: Zafer Sabbah, Hadeel Khaled, & Sumaya Abu Rmouz
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Media Department | Al-Quds University | Spring 2021