Gaza attack 2021

The spark of the confrontation began with the attack on dozens of Palestinians and an attempt to prevent them from being present in the “Bab al-Amud” square, and intensified, with Israeli extremist groups calling to “burn the Arabs”, and the collapse of a massive storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque on the 28th of Ramadan.

With the advent of the month of Ramadan, specifically on April 13, the ball of Israeli aggression began in the city of Jerusalem, then began to roll to the West Bank and Arab cities inside Israel, then the Gaza Strip.

The spark of the confrontation began with the attack on dozens of Palestinians and an attempt to prevent them from being present in the “Bab al-Amud” square, and intensified, with Israeli extremist groups calling to “burn the Arabs”, and the collapse of a massive storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque on the 28th of Ramadan.

In response to these violations, Palestinian factions in Gaza fired dozens of rockets at Israeli settlements near the Strip.
The following is a timeline of the most prominent events of the Israeli aggression on Jerusalem and then the Gaza Strip:

April 13 (1 Ramadan):

– Settler groups announce a wider incursion into Al-Aqsa Mosque on 28 Ramadan (10 May), on the occasion of the so-called Hebrew “Quds Day”.

April 15:

– Settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque on the occasion of the so-called “Israel’s independence” anniversary, and the occupation forces storm it in the evening and drive out the worshipers.

April 21:

Disclosure of a plan by settlers under the title: “Let the Arabs burn”, to attack the Palestinians in East Jerusalem.

April 22

– 105 Palestinians were injured, and 50 were arrested by the police, the outcome of today’s confrontations.

April 23:

Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, issues a statement warning Israel against continuing its violations against Jerusalemites.

– Palestinian factions in Gaza fire a missile at an Israeli settlement near the Strip, in response to the “violations of the occupation in Jerusalem.”

7 May

Clashes with the occupation against the backdrop of an attempt to evict Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and hand them over to settlers.

May 10 (start of Gaza Attack)

– Jerusalem: The Israeli occupation forces stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque twice, assaulted worshipers, causing more than 350 injuries.

The factions’ joint operations room gives Israel until six in the evening to withdraw from Al-Aqsa Mosque and stop its attacks on Jerusalemites

– At 18:00 (15:00 GMT) Palestinian factions bombed Israeli cities with missiles.

Israel begins a massive war on the Gaza Strip (Gaza Attack)

– The failure of the largest annual gathering of settlers in Bab al-Amud after the sirens sounded.

The storming of Al-Aqsa, which the settlers called for, failed.

May 11

Al-Qassam announces the entry of the Ayash 250 missile into service, reaching the maximum point in Israel from its north to its south

Anadolu Agency photographers were injured in a bombing in Gaza (Gaza Attack).

Israel diverts flights from Ben Gurion to another airport in the south.

– The United Nations warns the Palestinians and Israelis not to “slide into chaos.”

– The European Union is talking about contacts to stop the escalation.

Israeli planes destroy a 13-storey tower.

Palestinian rockets fired at Tel Aviv.

12 May

– The United States announced that it will send an envoy to the region.

– Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry calls his Israeli counterpart and asks him to stop the aggression.

– Russia expresses its deep concern about the recent developments in Jerusalem and Gaza.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Israel must immediately stop its practices that violate international law and human rights.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: Jerusalem is a red line, and there is no security or stability without its complete liberation.

American Airlines announces the cancellation of its flight to Tel Aviv for two days.

– US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken calls on Israel to do everything it can to avoid civilian casualties.

– US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announces his country’s firm support for Israel’s right to defend itself.

– Israel suspends studies in the south for two days.

Al-Qassam announces the martyrdom of a number of its leaders in an Israeli bombing, including Basem Issa, commander of the Gaza Brigade.

– Al-Qassam announces the implementation of attacks against several targets with suicide marches.

May 13

The outbreak of confrontations between Palestinians and Israelis in mixed cities.

14 May

Israel renews its assault on protesters in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood and arrests 9.

The Palestinian Presidency: The silence of the American administration led to a massacre in Gaza, the West Bank and Jerusalem.

– Israeli forces arrest Sheikh Kamal Al-Khatib, member of the Higher Follow-up Committee, Kafr Kanna in the Galilee (Northern Israel).

The massacre in northern Gaza, which killed a family of 6, including 4 children, and a fetus in its mother’s womb.

– The Israeli army announces the interception of a march launched from Gaza.

– Announcing UN talks with Hamas to contain the escalating situation.

May 15

Bombing of residential towers, one of which houses media headquarters, including the headquarters of Al-Jazeera Associated Press.

Al-Qassam lifts the curfew for two hours, then bombs the city again.

US President Joe Biden discusses with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu military operations.

– 11 martyrs, including 6 children and two women, in an Israeli bombing of the Shati refugee camp.

French President Emmanuel Macron offers condolences to Netanyahu and ignores the aggression and the suffering of Gaza.

– The Israeli army shoots demonstrators on the Lebanese border.

– A phone call between President Abbas and President Biden is the first of its kind.

May 16

Netanyahu: The military operation will continue as long as necessary.

– Israel extends the closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque to settlers.

For the second day, hundreds of Jordanians are demonstrating at the border.

Six soldiers were wounded in a trampling operation in Jerusalem.

Targeting ministries and security headquarters in Gaza by bombing.

– The Israeli army says it bombed 11 rocket launchers for the Palestinian factions.

– The United Nations calls on Israel and Palestine to stop the bloodshed immediately.

– For the third time in a week, the Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the aggression on Gaza.

Demonstrations around the world in solidarity with Gaza and the Palestinian people.

– Egypt announces the opening of the Rafah crossing and the reception of the wounded.

The bombing of a residential square above its residents, leaving 26 martyrs.

– Israel: Hamas tried to bomb the gas platform with unmanned submarines.

– UN envoy Tor Wencesland is holding consultations with Israeli security officials, Hamas and Egyptian intelligence.

– The US State Department calls for calm.

The UNRWA says that it has fears that it will not be able to face the repercussions of the Israeli level on Gaza.

UNRWA: More than 38,000 have taken refuge in schools.

– China, Tunisia and Norway call for an end to the attacks and respect for the status quo in Jerusalem.

– The Higher Follow-up Committee requests international protection state bodies, especially Acre, Haifa, Lydda and Jaffa.

– An emergency meeting of the foreign ministers of Islamic countries.

– The United States confirms the existence of contacts to contain the explosive situation.

17 May

The largest raids on the Gaza Strip since the beginning of the aggression.

110 missiles were fired at 35 targets in Gaza within 20 minutes, using 54 aircraft (an army statement).

– Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi talks about attempts to calm down.

– 28 Democratic members of the US Senate call for an end to the violence.

Al-Jazeera investigation reveals the use of high-explosive destructive bombs.

May 18

– Israeli media: Egypt submitted a proposal for a cease-fire, starting Thursday at six in the morning.

– An Israeli army spokesman: 11 Israelis were killed as a result of rocket attacks from Gaza.
May 19

UNRWA launches a humanitarian appeal worth $38 million to provide relief to Gaza

– A Hamas leader, Musa Abu Marzouk: I expect a truce in Gaza within a day or two

– Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz directs to launch intensive night attacks against Gaza.

– “Al-Qassam” reveals a new reconnaissance plane that carried out filming flights and returned safely.


– The official news agency in Egypt: The ceasefire agreement is “reciprocal and simultaneous”, which will enter into force on Friday at 02:00 am Palestine time.

– Palestinian Ministry of Health: Victims of the aggression in Gaza: 232 martyrs, including 65 children, 39 women and 17 elderly, along with about 1900 wounded, in addition to 28 martyrs in the West Bank and nearly 7,000 wounded in the occupied West Bank, including Jerusalem, and two martyrs, one in Umm al-Fahm and the other In the city of Lod.

– The Ministry of Public Works and Housing in Gaza announces: – The demolition of 1,800 houses, damage to about 17,000, and the displacement of more than 120,000 citizens.

* 66 schools were damaged, 3 mosques were demolished, and 40 were damaged.

* The cost of removing damaged buildings is about 150 million, and rehabilitating the housing sector needs 350 million dollars.

– Kan Hebrew channel:

* 12 Israelis were killed, and about 330 were wounded.

* About 4,000 missiles were fired at Israel.

May 21

At 02:00 am (23:00 GMT), the ceasefire will enter into force

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