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The majority of Palestinians killed by Israel in Gaza are women and children. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Palestinians mark Land Day amid Israel’s genocide on Gaza as Israeli forces continued to bomb Gaza by air, land and sea.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said that Israeli ministers opposed the return of Palestinians to northern Gaza. 

UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini said that there is an urgent need to take action in Gaza to prevent famine. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 32,705 Palestinians have been killed, and 75,190 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7

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Sunday, March 31, 04:10 am (GMT+2)

GAZA: The Government Media Office in the Gaza Strip denied reports of an incursion by the Israeli occupation forces into the vicinity of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in the Central Governorate.


Israeli warships bombed the southwestern areas of Khan Yunis.

Israeli artillery shelling targeted east of Deir al-Balah.

RED CRESCENT: Ongoing aggression of the occupation led to the martyrdom of many medical staff.

ISRAELI MILITARY: We shot down a suspicious air target heading towards Israeli territory from Syrian airspace.

GAZA: The director of Kamal Adwan Hospital said that the hospital is the only one available for critical cases.

The Fatah Fighters of Gaza – Resistance Roundup – Day 176

Sunday, March 31, 12:30 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: We shot down a suspicious air target coming from Syria.

KAMAL ADWAN HOSPITAL: We are the only hospital available for critical cases.

AL-JAZEERA: A new Israeli raid targeted the vicinity of the Kuwait Roundabout, southeast of Gaza City.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The Israeli occupation killed more than 400 in the vicinity of the Shifa complex.

Saturday, March 30, 11:30 pm (GMT+2)

RESIGNED US STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL: No one listened to our concerns about the consequences of our policy on civilians in Gaza.

THE OBSERVER: The British government received advice from its lawyers that Israel violated international humanitarian law in its war on the Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI MEDIA: More than 200 companies informed their employees that they were allowed to be absent to participate in demonstrations in front of the Knesset.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes launched raids targeting Al-Maghazi camp, while artillery shelling targeted the east of Al-Bureij camp in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli police arrest 14 people who participated in demonstrations against the government.

Saturday, March 30, 10:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: 12 Palestinians were killed and 30 injured as a result of an Israeli bombing of the popular and tribal committees at the Kuwait Roundabout in Gaza City.

GIDEON SA’AR: Netanyahu conditioned my support for the conscription law in order for me to be included in the military council.

‘Israel is Stuck’ – Former Israeli Minister Slams Govt’s Handling of Gaza War

AL-JAZEERA: German police suppress pro-Palestine demonstrators and assault a Muslim woman.

Saturday, March 30, 9:00 pm (GMT+2)

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: Families of Israeli prisoners said that they will no longer stand idly by and beg the government. “You will see us all over the country and we will burn it down because we are tired of your lies.”

AL-JAZEERA: Confrontations took place between the Israeli police and protesters demanding an immediate deal to release prisoners held by the resistance in the Gaza Strip.

Saturday, March 30, 7:45 pm (GMT+2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The occupation prevented the evacuation of patients from Al-Shifa Hospital.

AL-JAZEERA: thousands of Israelis are demonstrating in front of the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, demanding to overthrow the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Land Day is a reminder of the Palestinian struggle.

HAMAS: the US administration’s approval to send new arms shipments to Israel confirms “full partnership” in the “genocide” war against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

EGYPTIAN MEDIA: The Egyptian Cairo News Channel quoted a security source as saying that truce talks between Hamas and Israel will resume tomorrow, Sunday, in Cairo.

Saturday, March 30, 6:00 pm (GMT+2)

CHANNEL 12: An Israeli delegation including representatives of Mossad, intelligence, and Shin Bet will leave for Cairo tomorrow, Sunday, to discuss the exchange deal with Hamas.

FAMILIES OF ISRAELI CAPTIVES IN GAZA: Netanyahu is the main obstacle to our children’s vision. From now on, we will demand the ouster of Netanyahu, and we will protest to overthrow him.

AL-JAZEERA: Palestinian Authority arrested journalist Ahmed Al-Bitawi while he was covering a support march for the Gaza Strip in the city of Nablus yesterday.

LEBANESE FM: The Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its intention to submit an urgent complaint to the UN Security Council regarding Israel’s targeting of a UNIFIL patrol, which resulted in 4 wounded.

Saturday, March 30, 4:00 pm (GMT+2)

UNICEF: Israel bears legal responsibility to allow more aid into the Gaza Strip.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed with mortar shells a gathering of enemy soldiers and vehicles in the Al-Taqadum axis in Al-Qarara, northeast of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

WHO: 9,000 patients in Gaza need treatment abroad.

Saturday, March 30, 1:30 pm (GMT+2)

AL-AQSA TV: The bodies of five Palestinians were recovered in the vicinity of the Jordanian Field Hospital and the Nasser Complex, west of the city of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

CHANNEL 12: Two anti-tank missiles were fired from Lebanon towards the Admit settlement in Upper Galilee, causing material damage.

UNIFIL: 3 military observers and a translator were injured in an explosion in southern Lebanon. UNIFIL added in a statement that it is conducting an investigation to find out the cause of the explosion that occurred near the observer patrol, saying that “the safety and security of United Nations crews must be guaranteed and all parties have a responsibility to protect them in accordance with international law.”

Saturday, March 30, 12:30 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: We did not target a UNIFIL vehicle in southern Lebanon.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted a Merkava tank in Khan Yunis with an explosive device.

Saturday, March 30, 11:30 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid targeted a car carrying UNIFIL observers outside the border town of Rmeish in southern Lebanon. Four members of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization were injured.

CHANNEL 12: Israeli Channel 12 quoted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office as saying that, contrary to what was published, most ministers opposed the return of Palestinians to the northern Gaza Strip without Israeli control.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes launched two Israeli raids on the town of Taybeh in southern Lebanon.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Ramim barracks with a Burkan missile.

MUNICIPALITIES OF CENTRAL GAZA: The occupation deliberately bombs municipal headquarters, water wells, and emergency stores.

HAMAS: The Al-Aqsa-Flood is an extension of our people’s journey to defend the land and the holy sites.

Saturday, March 30, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli warplanes launched violent fire belts east of the city of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, in conjunction with continued artillery shelling of the area.

ABBAS: Abbas said that the State of Palestine needs to take over the Gaza Strip, as is the case with the West Bank.

Saturday, March 30, 08:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-AQSA TV: Israeli boats fire towards the coast of the central Gaza Strip.

Saturday, March 30, 07:00 am (GMT+2)

UNRWA COMMISSIONER-GENERAL: There is an urgent need to take bold action to prevent famine in Gaza.

Saturday, March 30, 06:15 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli military vehicles, which penetrating into Khan Yunis refugee camp, are firing intensively on the vicinity of Nasser Medical Complex. They blew up many houses in Khan Yunis camp in the southern Gaza Strip.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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