Thursday, January 18, marks the 104th day of the war in Israel. Below is an overview of the current events thus far.


Palestinian sources report that the IDF conducted strikes on targets in the northwest of the Gaza Strip.

According to Syrian sources, the IDF is shelling military targets in Daraa province in southwestern Syria. According to the London-based monitoring group, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), at least 10 artillery shells struck Syria.

The "Tzeva Adom" siren sounded in the settlements of Zimrat, Shuva, Sa'ad, Kfar Aza, and Nahal Oz, followed by explosions.


An alarm sounded in the village of Yonatan in the southern Golan, followed by explosions. Three areas where rocket debris fell were discovered, including one on the roadway near the village of Yonatan. The shelling occurred in Syria.

IDF aircraft targeted military infrastructure and Hezbollah missile launchers in the Aitrun and Aaddousiyyeh areas in southern Lebanon. Previously, the IDF air force struck a building from which an anti-tank missile was launched at the Israeli military the day before.


Palestinian sources report that the IDF targeted a site on Highway 8, south of a Gaza Strip city.


Siren alerts were heard in the villages of Nirim and Nir Oz, near the Gaza Strip border. Missile launches were detected, marking the first attack from Gaza today.


The Palestinian Red Crescent reports injuries among its members during the clashes in Tulkarm. There were also reports of injured children. The IDF has not commented on this information.


Sources in Gaza state that the IDF demolished several homes in Khan Yunis, in the southern part of the strip.

The Gaza Ministry of Health, a Hamas organization, announced on January 18 that since the start of hostilities on October 7, 24,620 people have been killed and 61,830 have been injured to varying degrees.


On January 18, IDF forces, the General Security Service (Shin Bet), and Border Police (MAGAV) officers detained 21 suspected terrorists in Judea and Samaria. The detainees were handed over to Shin Bet investigators for questioning.

IDF operations have been ongoing in Tulkarm and nearby Nur Shams for almost two days. In Tulkarm alone, 15 suspects were detained within two days, and at least eight terrorists were neutralized. Numerous weapons were seized, and a bomb-making laboratory was uncovered.

Ten suspects were apprehended today in the Al Aroub camp, north of Hebron. The Israeli military also conducted operations in the village of Harmala (south of Bethlehem), the village of Ras Atiya (south of Qalqilya), and the cities of Qalqilya and Hebron.

During an operation in Qalqilya, a soldier was injured by an explosive device and was hospitalized.


The IDF reported that a missile was intercepted over the Red Sea in connection with the Tzeva Adom alert in Eilat. It was later clarified that the target identification was erroneous, and the alarm was a false alarm.


Al-Jazeera reported that Wael Abu Fanuna, director of the Hamas Al-Quds TV channel, was killed as a result of an IDF attack in Gaza City.

An air raid alert sounded in Eilat, indicating a potential threat of rocket fire, according to preliminary data.

Sources in Gaza report significant IDF operations in al-Bureij, located in the center of the strip.


The IDF command confirmed that the Israeli Air Force targeted Hezbollah infrastructure in the Al-Adis area of southern Lebanon.

Earlier in the day, the IDF also attacked targets in the Kfarkela and Marjaayoun areas of southern Lebanon. It has been confirmed that two launches were previously recorded from Lebanese territory towards the Israeli region of Arab al-Aramshe. The rockets fell in open areas, and no sirens were activated.


Reports from Gaza indicate ongoing fighting in the Jabalia area, located in the north of the strip.

According to Lebanon's Al-Manar TV channel, owned by Hezbollah, the IDF conducted three airstrikes on targets in the Al-Adis and Taybeh areas in southern Lebanon.

Explosions were reported in the vicinity of the Israeli village of Kfar Giladi in the Upper Galilee region. There were no casualties reported, and no alarms were activated.


Sources in Gaza have reported injuries from shelling in the Jabalia al-Balad area, located in the north of the strip.

Intense fighting and shelling have been reported east of Khan Yunis, in the southern part of the strip, according to sources in Gaza.

The Gaza Ministry of Health, affiliated with Hamas, has stated that the number of casualties from an Israeli strike on a building in Rafah has risen to 19.

Lebanon's Al-Manar TV channel, linked to Hezbollah, has reported Israeli UAV attacks on targets in the Hasbaiyya region of southern Lebanon, approximately 5 km from the Israeli border in the Mount Hermon area.

Al Jazeera reports that communication and internet outages in the Gaza Strip have continued for the seventh consecutive day.

The IDF has released new data on the progress of their ground military operation in the Gaza Strip over the past 24 hours. According to reports, the Israeli military killed about 40 terrorists during various operations within that timeframe.

The "Egoz" special forces unit, operating in Khan Yunis, discovered weapons and ammunition in a terrorist's apartment. Tanks from the 7th Brigade eliminated four terrorists in Khan Yunis, while soldiers from the 5th Brigade destroyed two armed militants who had set up an ambush using armored vehicles in the north of the Gaza Strip.

Additionally, airstrikes were carried out targeting militants who posed a direct threat to the military, some of whom were near a school building.

In the Sabar area, soldiers from the 179th brigade found a warehouse containing anti-tank missiles and other weapons. During an operation in the north of the Gaza Strip, fighters from the Iftah brigade identified a group of militants arriving by car at a building housing Islamic Jihad infrastructure, leading to their elimination by aviation assets.


There are reports of intense fighting in the Khan Yunis area, located in the southern Gaza Strip.


According to Palestinian Authority (PA) sources, militants attacked Israeli troops in Nur Shams, east of Tulkarm.


Sources in Gaza report that IDF artillery targeted locations in the Khan Yunis area, in the southern part of the strip.

Additionally, sources in Gaza state that an IDF strike on the home of the Az-Zamili family, east of Rafah in the southern Strip, resulted in the death of 16 people, including eight minors.


PA sources confirm that the IDF is continuing its operation in Tulkarm, conducting searches in the Al-Murrabba area and detaining suspects.


Sources in Gaza report IDF artillery shelling near Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis, along with attacks on targets in the western part of Gaza City.

According to PA sources, IDF forces are conducting operations in Taffuh, near Hebron.

IDF forces have enetered the village of Hableh, south of Qalqilya.

Furthermore, a suspect was detained by the military in the village of Farawkh, south of Tulkarm.

PA sources indicate that IDF forces have also entered Idna, west of Hebron.


According to Palestinian Authority (PA) sources, IDF forces are operating in Al-Arruba, north of Hebron, where suspects have been detained.

PA sources also report IDF operations in Al-Am'ari camp and Al-Bireh, near Ramallah, with clashes reported and casualties on the Palestinian side. Suspects have been detained.


PA sources state that in the village of Kafr ad-Dik, west of Salfit, the Israeli military detained a suspect. Additionally, there are reports of arrests in the Al-Amriyah area of Nablus and in the village of Bal'a, near Tulkarm.

PA sources further report that IDF UAVs were spotted over Qalqilya, followed by IDF forces entering the area, resulting in clashes.

IDF forces are said to be concentrating in the Hauara area, south of Nablus.


The IDF is conducting an anti-terrorist operation in the village of Zawata, west of Nablus.

The siren system sounded in the villages of Yated, Shlomit, Yevul, and Holit, near the Gaza border.

Sources in Gaza report an airstrike on a residential building in the Rafah area, resulting in the deaths of 17 people, including women and children.

On Wednesday, January 17, there were no rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.