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A mass protest in Amman following the Israeli massacre at Al-Ahli hospital. (Photo: via Social media)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

As soon as the details of the horrifying Israeli mass killing at Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital began emerging, hundreds of thousands of Arabs, Muslims and Palestine supporters around the world rushed to the streets in a spontaneous show of anger at the latest Israeli crime. Shocked by the international response, Israel tried to deny responsibility although it continued to bomb and kill whole families throughout the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, the Resistance continues ..

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Palestinian Ministry of Health: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 3,478 killed, and over 12,000 wounded. In the West Bank, 60 were killed and more than 1,250 wounded. However, the killing of 500 Palestinians in an Israeli strike at a Gaza hospital on Tuesday, in addition to the killing of many other Palestinians in the Strip will raise the casualty count dramatically on Wednesday.


Thursday, October 19, 1:45 am (GMT +3)

AlJAZEERA: Number of Palestinians killed in the West Bank overnight has risen to 7. This happened after a night of military raids and arrests targeting supporters of the Hamas movement.

MINISTRY OF INTERIOR (GAZA): Dead and wounded in in Israeli shelling of a house in Jabalya.

HEZBOLLAH: Lebanon’s Hezbollah said it was stronger than ever, sending a warning message to Israel and the United States. Hashem Safieddine, head of Hezbollah’s executive body, said: “Today we are thousands of times stronger … We tell you, to Biden and Netanyahu and to the malicious Europeans… Beware.”

Thursday, October 19, 1:45 am (GMT +3)

ISRAELI CHANNEL 13: Dozens of Palestinian fighters are still inside Israel, 11 days after the initial Resistance attack on Southern Israel.

Thursday, October 19, 2:05 am (GMT +3)

ALMAYADEEN: Israel kills over 20 people in an attack at two homes in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. It also bombed homes in Nuseirat, Beit Lahia and other region, leading to the killing and wounding of many.

Why Did Israel Bomb the Electric Bakery of Nuseirat, Killing Three Workers? – PHOTOS

Thursday, October 19, 1:45 am (GMT +3)

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: The Arabic edition of the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported that the Israeli army bombed Hezbollah targets in southern Lebanon. Media sources close to Lebanon’s Hezbollah said Israeli air strikes targeted two villages in southern Lebanon in the early hours of Thursday. Israeli rockets were fired at Kafr Shuba and near al-Adaisseh, it said.

Wednesday, October 18, 12:00 am (GMT +3)

SAUDI PRESS AGENCY: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud confirmed in a call with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida that targeting civilians in Gaza is a heinous crime and a brutal attack.

RED CROSS TO AJA: The international community must put pressure to ensure the arrival of aid.

Why Did Israel Bomb the Electric Bakery of Nuseirat, Killing Three Workers? – PHOTOS

Wednesday, October 18, 11:00 pm (GMT +3)

ISRAELI CHANNEL 12: The Israeli War Council made it clear to US President Joe Biden that failure to achieve a decisive victory would harm Israel’s position and strategic plans.

AJA Huge explosion rocks Tel Aviv. Al-Qassam confirms bombing of the city.

RED CROSS TO AJA: International community must put pressure to ensure the arrival of aid.

Wednesday, October 18, 10:00 pm (GMT +3)

ERDOGAN: Efforts to ensure peace were hampered by steps including sending aircraft carriers to the region.

IRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said in a meeting with his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud, that the region is going through sensitive circumstances that could put it out of control, and time is important.

JORDAN: The bombing of the Al-Hali Baptist Hospital in Gaza was a war crime and everyone in the region holds Israel responsible despite its denial.

ISRAELI BROADCASTING: Israeli army is preparing for ground invasion in Gaza.

HAMAS: Hamas confirmed that before and during the bombing of the Al-Hali Baptist Hospital in Gaza, the resistance did not fire any rockets and Israel did not activate Iron Dome.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: Israeli warplanes have been targeting the vicinity of Al-Quds Hospital, west of Gaza, for the past half an hour.

Wednesday, October 18, 9:10 pm (GMT +3)

ISRAELI MILITARY: The Israeli military spokesman said that 303 soldiers and officers have been killed since Palestinian Resistance Fighters launched Al-Aqsa Flood operation on October 7.

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION OFFICE (GAZA): 3,478 killed and 12,065 wounded in Gaza since October 7; of these numbers 678 killed in the last 24 hours.

ALJAZEERA: Pentagon official tells Aljazeera Arabic Channel that the ‘current’ US National Security Council assessment is that Israel is not responsible for the Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital explosion.

ISLAMIC JIHAD: Islamic Jihad Deputy Secretary-General Muhammad al-Hindi said this is a battle to change the face of the Middle East. “What is happening is a crime of extermination committed by Israel as it deliberately targets areas protected by law. We are fighting injustice that wants the region to remain enslaved,” he said.

Wednesday, October 18, 8:00 pm (GMT +3)

UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths:

  • Nearly one million people have fled their homes to other places in the Gaza Strip.
  • We await the investigation into the disaster of the bombing of the Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital.
  • The Baptist Hospital used to host displaced people from throughout Gaza.
  • According to the World Health Organization, the Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital was one of 20 hospitals in Gaza which Israel had ordered its staff to be evacuated from civilians.
  • I join Coordinator (UN Tor) Wennesland in expressing horror and despair at the Baptist Hospital explosion.
  • The evacuation of many in Gaza was not possible due to insecurity, the critical condition of many patients and the lack of ambulances.
  • In many cases, UNRWA has been forced to give only one liter of water per day.
  • The “hostages” in Gaza must be unconditionally released.
  • The attack on Israel by militants on October 7 is wrong and against the law.

Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 pm (GMT +3)

AJA: More than 30 Palestinians – including children – were killed in Israeli bombing on the Al-Mughraqa area and a mosque in Nuseirat in the central Gaza Strip.

UN: The UN Coordinator for Middle East Peace, Tor Wensland, warned that the possibility of expanding the conflict in the region in light of the Israeli war on Gaza is real and very dangerous.

HEZBOLLAH: Lebanese Hezbollah targeted Israeli military sites and settlements, while the occupation army bombed several towns in southern Lebanon.

AJA: The United States used its veto power to prevent the adoption of a Brazilian draft resolution in the UN Security Council calling for humanitarian truces in Gaza.

AJA: An Israeli raid destroyed Al-Mahatta Mosque in the Al-Tuffah neighborhood in Gaza City

HAMAS TO AJA: Head of the Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, is meeting in Doha with the UN Secretary-General’s envoy to the Middle East.

Wednesday, October 18, 6:00 pm (GMT +3)

PALESTINIAN HEALTH MINISTRY: 471 Palestinians were killed and 314 wounded in the Israeli massacre of the Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza.

AJA: Israeli occupation forces launched heavy raids on the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Following Biden’s visit, Israel agreed to bring humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip from Egypt.

Wednesday, October 18, 5:00 pm (GMT +3)

AJA: The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud is meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdullahian to discuss the military escalation in Gaza and its surroundings.

AJA: An Israeli bombing targeted a mosque adjacent to residential towers in Nuseirat in the central Gaza Strip, leaving dead and wounded.

HAMAS OFFICIAL TO AJA: Biden will offer Egypt to zero its debts in exchange for agreeing displacement of Palestinians from Gaza.

ARGENTINE MEDIA: Israeli and American embassies in Buenos Aires were evacuated due to bomb threats.

IRAN: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that the crimes committed in Gaza and Palestine will be met with revenge.

LEBANON: Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdullah Bouhabib confirmed that the continuation of the aggression against Gaza may ignite a fire that will devour the entire region.

Wednesday, October 18, 4:00 pm (GMT +3)

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: Dozens of Palestinians have been killed and wounded in the latest Israeli bombing targeting a house east of the Jabalia camp.

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said today – during an emergency meeting of foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Jeddah – that the Israeli occupation is working to forcibly displace the people of the Gaza Strip and that Kuwait considers this a “war crime.

UNRWA: The agency’s food supplies are only enough for half a day.

Wednesday, October 18, 3:00 pm (GMT +3)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 3,478 killed, and over 12,000 wounded.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Biden should stop Washington’s unconditional support for Israeli actions in Gaza.

EGYPT: We will not allow the evacuation of foreigners from Gaza, and escalation will be met with escalation.

TURKEY:Israel is committing atrocities and does not face the necessary punishment.

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said – during an emergency meeting of foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Jeddah on Wednesday – that the international community must take a position on protecting the Palestinians in Gaza.

Wednesday, October 18, 2:00 pm (GMT +3)

IRAN: Blinken is in the Zionist operations room and advises others to exercise restraint

AJA: Several popular demonstrations were launched in Arab cities denouncing the Israeli massacre at the Baptist Hospital in Gaza.

PUTIN: Targeting the hospital in Gaza is a tragedy and a humanitarian disaster.

HAMAS: The Israeli occupation is exterminating the people of Gaza genocide with American support.

Wednesday, October 18, 1:00 pm (GMT +3)

AJA: A medical source told Al Jazeera that 27 martyrs were killed today, Wednesday, in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the town of Jabalia, north of the Gaza Strip.

IRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian on Wednesday called on Islamic countries to “impose an oil embargo on the Zionist regime” in response to the occupation army’s continued attacks on the occupied Palestinian territories.

AJA: The Israeli army launched heavy raids on several areas of the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN HEALTH MINISTRY: More than 3,300 martyrs as a result of the Israeli aggression on Gaza.
There is an acute shortage of medicines in the Gaza Strip and a major problem in accessing hospitals.

WHO: The situation in Gaza is out of control

BIDEN: US President Joe Biden said that his visit to Tel Aviv comes to ensure that Israel has what it needs to respond to “Hamas attacks.”

Wednesday, October 18, 12:00 pm (GMT +3)

NETANYAHU: The world must unite to defeat Hamas.

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations said that Israel has launched 58 attacks on medical and health care facilities in the Gaza Strip since October 7.

EGYPT: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said that Cairo will not allow the liquidation of the Palestinian issue, and that its liquidation is an extremely dangerous matter.

WHITE HOUSE: US President Joe Biden arrives in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, October 18, 11:00 am (GMT +3)

EU COMMISSION: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that nothing would justify a strike on a hospital crowded with civilians in Gaza.

EU COUNCIL PRESIDENT: European Council President Charles Michel said targeting civilian infrastructure is not in line with international law.

ISRAELI ARMY: Israeli army spokesman Daniel Hagari disavowed the massacre caused by the bombing of Baptist Hospital last night in the Gaza Strip.

He accused the Islamic Jihad movement of responsibility for bombing the hospital.

Wednesday, October 18, 10:00 am (GMT +3)

GERMANY: German Chancellor Olaf Schulz said that the images of the explosion in the Gaza hospital “terrified us,” noting that a comprehensive investigation must be conducted into what happened.

UNRWA: Our schools in Gaza are crowded with about half a million displaced people.

Wednesday, October 18, 09:00 am (GMT +3)

AFRICAN UNION: Bombing Baptist Hospital a “war crime”.

ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION: Islamic Cooperation: Targeting Baptist Hospital “organized state terrorism”

RUSSIA: The deputy chair of Russia’s national Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, wrote on his Telegram channel: “The heinous strike on a hospital in the Gaza Strip undoubtedly constitutes a war crime. And the ultimate responsibility for it rests on the shoulders of those who are cynically profiting on wars in different countries on different continents, <…> on the United States of America

RUSSIA: Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova condemned Tuesday’s massive blast at a hospital in Gaza as a criminal act.

“[Israel] must not just comment in media outlets or on social media, it must produce the evidence,” she added.

Wednesday, October 18, 08:00 am (GMT +3)

ISRAELI ARMY: Two Israeli soldiers were killed in confrontations around the Gaza Strip, bringing the toll to 304 since October 7.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli occupation army urged Gaza City residents to move south on Wednesday, saying in a new evacuation warning that there was a “humanitarian zone” where aid was available in “Al-Mawasi,” located 28 kilometers down the coast of the Palestinian Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 3,200 killed, and 11,000 wounded.

Wednesday, October 18, 07:00 am (GMT +3)

UN SECRETARY-GENERAL: I am horrified that hundreds of people were killed in a bombing of a hospital in Gaza.

HEZBOLLAH: Hezbollah announced the killing and wounding of an Israeli tank crew targeted by the resistance, at the Al-Rahib border site opposite the town of Aita al-Shaab.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: The attack on the hospital in Gaza is “unprecedented” in its scope.

MAURITANIA: The Mauritanian government expressed its “condemnation and denunciation of the heinous crime and horrific massacre committed by the Israeli war machine,” and declared “national mourning for the souls of the martyrs of this painful massacre and the flags to be flown at half-mast for a period of 3 days.”

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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