November 10, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

Israel–Hamas war

A video is released showing a Palestinian prisoner being used as a human shield during the Israeli operation in the West Bank. The prisoner is handcuffed, blindfolded and kneeling on a street, as an Israeli soldier takes cover behind him, while aiming his rifle. (Al Jazeera)

The UN human rights commissioner urges an investigation into Israel's use of "high-impact explosive weapons" in Gaza, which caused indiscriminate destruction in the enclave and also stated that Israel must "end its use of such weapons". (Reuters)

The UN human rights commissioner says that Israel must take immediate measures to protect Palestinians in the West Bank, saying that Palestinians were "subjected to violence from Israeli forces and settlers, ill treatment, arrests, evictions, intimidation and humiliation" on a daily basis. (US News)

Six people are killed in an Israeli airstrike on the Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. Human Rights Watch comments "hospitals must always be protected" and "no area is a free-fire zone", urging world leaders to act "to prevent further mass atrocities".(Al Jazeera)

Human Rights Watch warns that thousands of patients and civilians sheltering at Al-Shifa Hospital faced "grave risks" amid Israel's continued bombardment of Gaza. (Al Jazeera)

The Palestinian Red Crescent says Israeli forces bomb the Tal al-Hawa area of Gaza near Al-Quds Hospital. (Al Jazeera)

The vicinity of Gaza's Patient's Friends Hospital is hit by an Israeli airstrike. Another Israeli strike is reported near the Al-Awda Hospital in northern Gaza, resulting in damage to an ambulance. (Al Jazeera)

The director of Gaza's Al-Rantisi Children's Hospital says that an Israeli airstrike has hit the medical facility, causing a fire. (Al Jazeera)

Nearly 80 Palestinians are detained by Israeli forces in overnight raids in the West Bank. (Al Jazeera)

2023 Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that the Israel Defense Forces will control the Gaza Strip after the war ends, rejecting calls for an international peacekeeping force to be stationed there. (The Times of Israel)

Mali War

Jihadist insurgents take about 30 Dogon men hostage after ambushing several public transport buses in central Mali. Several women taken hostage are later released. (Fox News)

War in Sudan

Battle of Geneina

Between 700 to 1,300 people are killed, over one hundred are injured and around 300 are missing after clashes in Geneina. (Reuters)

Business and economy

Logistics company DP World, which accounts for around 40% of Australia's freight transport, suspends operations at four ports in Brisbane, Fremantle, Melbourne, and Sydney, after a cyberattack was reported, which federal police is investigating. (The Independent)

Israel–Hamas war

The United Nations warns that if the war in Gaza continues for a second month, poverty among Palestinians will increase by 34 percent, causing nearly half a million people to experience poverty. After a third month, GDP will decline by more than 12 percent, with losses of US$2.5 billion for the economy, and causing more than 660,000 people to experience poverty. (UNDP) (Al Jazeera)