GAZA LIVE BLOG: ICJ Opens Genocide Case | Israel Intensifies Strikes in Gaza | Resistance Ambushes Soldiers – DAY 97

Israel's genocidal campaign against Palestinians in Gaza continues. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

As the International Court of Justice opens the South Africa genocide case against Israel, the Israeli army flattened homes in central Gaza, especially in the Nuseirat refugee camp and Deir Al-Balah. 

Meanwhile, Palestinian Resistance continued to clash with Israeli occupation soldiers in various parts of the Gaza Strip, documenting its operations through multiple videos.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 23,357 Palestinians have been killed, and 59,410 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7. Palestinian and international estimates say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.

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Friday, January 12, 8:00 am (GMT+2)


Five Palestinians were killed, and others were wounded in an Israeli shelling on a house in Al-Mashaala neighborhood, west of Deir Al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip.

Clashes and heavy Israeli shelling are taking place in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Joint Operation East of Khan Yunis – Resistance Roundup – DAY 97

Friday, January 12, 1:25 am (GMT+2)

AL-MAYADEEN: Israeli military shells civilian areas between Khan Yunis and Rafah.

‘Terrified, Hurt, Maimed, Displaced’ – Save the Children Decries ‘Monstrous Situation in Gaza’

Friday, January 12, 12:05 am (GMT+2)

IRAN FM: The scope of the war in the region will expand if the killing of civilians in Gaza and the West Bank continues.

THE TIMES: Sunak briefs British government ministers on the imminent military intervention against the Houthis.

AXIOS: The United States is very close to carrying out an attack on the Houthis in Yemen.

Yemen’s Ansarallah Target American Ship in Largest Attack in Red Sea

FINANCIAL TIMES: The Pentagon has developed options to direct specific strikes against Houthi sites in Yemen

Thursday, January 11, 10:00 pm (GMT+2)

PENTAGON: The “reckless Houthi attack” in the southern Red Sea demonstrates the importance of the “Guardian of Prosperity” naval operation.

THE TIMES: Britain is preparing to launch strikes against the Ansarallah in Yemen.

Yemen’s Ansarallah Target American Ship in Largest Attack in Red Sea

WSJ: The Middle East is preparing for American strikes against the Ansarallah.

US CENTRA COMMAND: The Houthis launched a ballistic missile into the Gulf of Aden.

KIRBY: South Africa’s allegations are baseless and there is no basis for charges of genocide against Israel.

Thursday, January 11, 9:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Nine Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Shoka area, east of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

HAGARI: We will not forget what Hamas committed on October 7.

BLINKEN: Ending the Gaza war is one of Washington’s priorities this year.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Israel is not committing genocide.

SAVE THE CHILDREN: 10,000 children were killed in Gaza in about 100 days.

Thursday, January 11, 8:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: 32 people were killed as a result of the continued Israeli bombing of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, since dawn on Thursday.

UN SECRETARY-GENERAL: The International Court of Justice is independent and we respect its procedures.

FRANCE: Agence France-Presse quoted the commander of French operations in the Indian Ocean as saying that French forces in the Red Sea are not subject to the American partner.

TIME MAGAZINE (quoting senior US official): We have moved from sympathy with Israel to holding difficult talks.

BLOOMBERG: The European Union is studying the possibility of launching an operation in the Red Sea.

Thursday, January 11, 7:00 pm (GMT+2)

NETANYAHU: “At a time when Israel is fighting the genocide of a people, it is accused of genocide.”

AL-JAZEERA: Eight Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombing that targeted a civilian car in the Al-Manara neighborhood in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

HEZBOLLAH: Our fighters had once again targeted a number of Israeli sites, while the occupation army announced that it had launched attacks against targets affiliated with the party.

Thursday, January 11, 5:45 pm (GMT+2)

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We targeted an American base in Syria.

AL-JAZEERA: During his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken affirmed Washington’s commitment to ensuring that Palestinians in Gaza are not displaced.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: Israeli occupation army destroyed 380 mosques and 3 churches in the Strip during its aggression against it that continued for more than 3 months.

ISRAELI MEDIA: 30 shells and missiles were fired from Lebanon towards towns in the Upper Galilee, including Kiryat Shmona.

ABDUL MALIK AL-HOUTHI: The leader of the Yemeni Ansarallah group said that said that any American attack against the group “will not go unanswered.”

Thursday, January 11, 3:30 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTRY: “We witnessed the greatest display of hypocrisy in history.” The Ministry accused South Africa of “playing the role of the judicial arm in the service of Hamas.”

HEZBOLLAH: We hit several Israeli sites and concentrations of Israeli soldiers off the Lebanese border.

NYT (quoting US Lawmaker): Israel is delaying the introduction of aid into Gaza.

HAMAS: There is no agreement or exchange except a comprehensive cessation of the aggression against Gaza.

IRANIAN NAVY: The Iranian Navy announced the detention of an American oil tanker in the waters of the Sea of ​​Oman.

HEZBOLLAH: Two dead and wounded by Israeli bombing in southern Lebanon.

Thursday, January 11, 2:30 pm (GMT+2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Israel committed 10 massacres in the Strip within 24 hours, killing 112 Palestinians and wounding 194 others.

BLINKEN: We are working to ensure that the situation in the West Bank does not explode.

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli raid targeted the vicinity of Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Allegations that Israel is committing genocide are baseless.

Thursday, January 11, 1:00 pm (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted and directly hit a gathering of Israeli occupation soldiers with rocket weapons in the vicinity of Al-Baghdadi’s site.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed a gathering of occupation soldiers with mortar shells in the vicinity of Bani Suhaila, east of Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded after the Israeli army opened fire on Palestinians who were waiting for aid in western Gaza.

Thursday, January 11, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

The first hearing in South Africa’s genocide case against Israel has begun in The Hague. Please follow our ICJ live blog here.

LIVE BLOG: South Africa’s ICJ Case against Israel over Gaza Genocide

Thursday, January 11, 10:40 am (GMT+2)

AL–JAZEERA: A batch of missiles had been launched from Gaza towards Israeli sites and towns, and sirens sounded in Kissufim in the Gaza Envelope.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Palestinian journalist Muhammad Al-Thalathiini was killed as a result of an Israeli bombing of his home in Gaza City.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli bulldozer with a Shawaz device east of the city of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, and 3 vehicles with Al-Yassin 105 shells in the vicinity of the Bani Suhaila area, east of the city of Khan Yunis, and another vehicle with two anti-armor devices.

‘God is the Greatest, Guys’ – Resistance Roundup – Day 96

RED CROSS: The International Committee of the Red Cross condemned the attack on healthcare workers and said that the killing of Palestine Red Crescent colleagues in Deir al-Balah in Gaza is unacceptable.

Thursday, January 11, 09:30 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli artillery shelling targeted the Bureij and Al-Maghazi camps in the central Gaza Strip.

BRITISH MARITIME AUTHORITY: We received a report of an incident 50 nautical miles east of the coast of Oman.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli forces bombed with artillery north of the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Thursday, January 11, 08:05 am (GMT+2)

TUNISIA FOREIGN MINISTRY: Tunisia said on Wednesday it had submitted a request for registration on the list of countries that will file oral arguments before the International Court of Justice but will not join any lawsuit against Israel before the court “because of the implicit recognition of this entity.”

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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