November 7, 2023

Armed conflicts and attacks

2023 Israel–Hamas war

Gaza's Interior Ministry announces that all bakeries in Gaza City and the North Gaza governorate are inoperable due to systematic targeting and shortages of fuel and flour. (Dawn)

At least eight people are killed and dozens more are injured in Israeli missile attacks on the Nasser Medical Complex in Gaza City, which includes the Al-Nasser Children's Hospital. (Al Jazeera)

At least two Palestinians are killed and several others are injured in separate Israeli airstrikes near the Kamal Adwan Hospital in Beit Hanoun and near the Al-Quds Hospital in the Tal al-Hawa district of Gaza City. (Al Jazeera)

At least eight people are killed when an Israeli airstrike hits a house in southern Gaza. (Al Jazeera)

At least five people, including a woman, are injured by an Israeli raid in the West Bank's Tulkarem district. (Al Jazeera)

Israel appoints former ambassador Alon Roth-Snir to coordinate efforts for the release of hostages held by Hamas in Gaza. (The Jerusalem Post)

2023 Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip

Siege of Gaza City

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant says that Israeli troops have entered Gaza City from multiple directions with heavy clashes occurring "deep inside" the city. Gallant also claims that Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar is trapped in a bunker in the city centre. (Reuters)

Evacuation of the northern Gaza Strip

United Nations monitors say that only about 5,000 Palestinians have been evacuated from northern to southern Gaza on Monday, stating that "entire families, including children, elderly people and persons with disabilities" could only make the journey on foot as roads have been heavily damaged. (Al Jazeera)

Chiapas conflict

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation announces that they are dissolving the autonomous municipalities they established after the 1994 uprising. (PBS)

Mali War

The Malian Armed Forces conducts airstrikes on "terrorist targets" in Kidal, resulting in civilian casualties, amidst claims by local Tuareg groups and witnesses. (AFP via VOA)

Myanmar civil war

Operation 1027

The People's Defence Force captures the town of Khampat in the Kabaw Valley, becoming the latest town to fall under the control of the opposition National Unity Government. (Irrawaddy)

Myanmar's military junta leader Min Aung Hlaing holds an emergency meeting with the military in Yangon in response to recent advances by rebel forces in Shan State, and the killing of a Myanmar Army colonel. (Irrawaddy)

A drone strike kills four people and injures six others in Bago Region, Myanmar. State media accuses the PDF of carrying out the attack. (Xinhua)

Business and economy

2021–2023 inflation surge

Bangladesh increases the minimum wage for garment workers by nearly 56% to 12,500 (US$113) per month, a move trade unions find insufficient against their demand for a ৳23,000 ($208) threshold amid rising costs of living and inflation. (AFP via NDTV)

International reactions to the 2023 Israel–Hamas war

The International Labour Organization reports that job losses in Gaza and the West Bank are costing Palestinians US$16 million per day, with 182,000 jobs lost in Gaza, equivalent to 61 percent of the territory's total employment. A further 208,000 jobs were lost in the West Bank, equivalent to 24 percent of the territory's total employment. (Al Jazeera)