U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, during his week-long trip aimed at calming tensions across the Middle East, in the Muqata’a, in Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank January 10, 2024. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/Pool
  • The Gaza Health Ministry reports a death toll of 23,357 Palestinians in Israeli attacks since October 7, with 59,410 wounded, 147 killed, and 243 wounded in the past 24 hours. About 8,000 are presumed dead under rubble but not officially counted.
  • Israeli targeting of an ambulance at the entrance to Deir el-Balah resulted in the death of four Palestinian Red Crescent Society ambulance crew members.
  • Egypt’s President, Jordan’s King, and Palestine’s leader advocate for increased international pressure to cease Gaza fighting, reject the separation of West Bank and Gaza paths, and firmly oppose any attempt to eliminate a future Palestinian state.
  • US Secretary of State Blinken, in Bahrain, warns of consequences for Houthi attacks, describing them as a global threat with real-life impacts on people, causing disruptions in shipping and contributing to a rise in consumer goods prices.
  • The World Health Organization canceled its sixth planned medical aid mission to Gaza due to security concerns, blaming intense bombardment, movement restrictions, fuel shortages, and disrupted communications, urging Israel to approve aid requests.
  • The International Criminal Court establishes a digital platform for submitting evidence of Israeli war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, or aggression, allowing individuals or organizations to upload information, videos, and images.
  • Egypt’s intelligence minister engages with Hamas and Islamic Jihad to resume prisoner-exchange talks with Israel, with Hamas reportedly seeking a proposal including “appropriate demands” for negotiations.


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