GAZA LIVE BLOG: War Back in Northern Gaza | Raids on Rafah, Nuseirat, Jabaliya | Hezbollah Shells Marj | Halevy: No Political Plan – Day 218

Israel carried out new massacres in Gaza. (Photo: via QNN)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israeli authorities issued more displacement orders to residents of areas east of Rafah, urging them to head to the Al-Mawasi area.

Meanwhile,  Israeli forces carried out intense strikes across various areas of the Gaza Strip, killing and wounding scores of Palestinians. 

US Senator Bernie Sanders said that the US must stop providing weapons to Benjamin Netanyahu and his far-right government. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 34,971 Palestinians have been killed, and 78,641 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

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Sunday, May 12, 01:30 am (GMT +2)

PALEESTINIAN MEDIA: Izzat al-Rishq, a member of Hamas’ political bureau said that the war waged by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his army on the Gaza Strip is absurd and aimless.

AL-AQSA TV: Israeli warplanes launched two raids on the Nuseirat in the central Gaza Strip.

HEZBOLLAH: We shelled the Israeli Marj site with artillery shells and achieved direct hit.

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Sunday, May 12, 12:00 am (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in the settlements of Kfar Giladi, Margaliot and Misgav Am in the Galilee Finger, after rockets were fired from southern Lebanon.

BIDEN: A ceasefire in Gaza is possible “tomorrow” if Hamas releases the Israeli hostages it is holding.

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: It is difficult to rescue the wounded in the northern Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 11, 11:00 pm (GMT +2)

GERMANY: Scholz warned of the consequences of the attack on Rafah, which is crowded with displaced people, saying that his country considers launching an attack on the city where 1.7 million displaced people live as an irresponsible act.

KAN: The families of 600 soldiers sent a letter to the army leadership opposing the invasion of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

CHANNEL 12: Gallant held a session regarding Rafah without Netanyahu.

HAARETZ: Confrontations broke out in Tel Aviv between police and demonstrators demanding the dismissal of the government and the conclusion of an exchange deal.

Saturday, May 11, 10:00 pm (GMT +2)

UK: The British Foreign Office said that it was seeking more information after the recent video published by the Al-Qassam Brigades about the prisoner who was killed in an Israeli raid and held British citizenship, and added that “its thoughts are with the prisoner’s family at this painful time.”

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted crowds and occupation vehicles east of the Rafah crossing with mortar shells, amid continuing clashes in the area.

AL-JAZEERA: Dozens of homes were destroyed by occupation raids in the northern Gaza Strip.

HAARETZ: Thousands demonstrate in front of Netanyahu’s house to demand his resignation.

HEZBOLLAH: We attacked the Beit Hillel base for the second time.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid destroyed the home of Palestinian journalist Anas Al-Sharif in the Jabalia refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 11, 9:00 pm (GMT +2)

KAN: Estimates in the government indicate that the International Court of Justice will order a ceasefire after South Africa’s request to take additional emergency measures against Israel in the genocide case due to its escalation targeting Rafah in the Gaza Strip.

EUROPEAN COUNCIL: The “evacuation” of civilians from Rafah to unsafe areas is unacceptable.

ISRAELI ARMY: We began a “temporary evacuation” in the Jabaliya area.

ISRAELI ARMY: An Israeli soldier was killed in the battles of the Zaytoun neighborhood.

HALEVI: Israeli Channel 13 quoted Chief of Staff Herzi Halevy as saying that the lack of a political plan in Gaza will push the army to repeat its operations in different areas.

HEZBOLLAH: We attacked the Beit Hillel base and the Iron Dome platforms in northern Israel.

WASHINGTON POST: The Biden administration informed Israel that the safe transfer of thousands from Rafah will take months.

Saturday, May 11, 8:00 pm (GMT +2)

HAARETZ: A drone launched from Lebanon exploded in the Galilee area.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Hundreds of people demonstrate in central Tel Aviv to demand the dismissal of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, early elections, and an immediate deal to release detainees.

WASHINGTON POST (quoting informed source): Washington offered to provide intelligence to Israel to avoid an invasion of Rafah.

AL-JAZEERA: A series of Israeli raids targeted areas in Jabalia, north of Gaza, noting that occupation aircraft were launching heavy raids on Gaza City as well.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombed the occupation forces in the Netzarim axis with the Rajum missile system, in conjunction with the Martyr Jihad Jibril Brigades.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed with heavy-caliber mortar shells the occupation soldiers and vehicles penetrating the Umm Raed area, east of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

KAN: Two rockets fired from the Strip landed in Beersheba and the Gaza envelope.

Saturday, May 11, 7:00 pm (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA: 16 Palestinians, including children and women, were killed in separate raids on Rafah since this afternoon.

FAMILIES OF PRISONERS: To save the detainees, we must overthrow the Netanyahu government.

KAN: Hundreds of residents of northern Israel are demonstrating in the Upper Galilee and raising slogans accusing the government of abandoning them, as mutual shelling continues on the Lebanese-Israeli border.

AL-JAZEERA: Two Palestinians were killed and others were injured in an Israeli raid that targeted a tent in the Al-Zawaida area in the central Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 11, 6:00 pm (GMT +2)

NYT (quoting informed sources): US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken believes that the time has come to pressure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli war government more forcefully.

AL-JAZEERA: Nine Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house north of the city of Rafah, while three others were killed in a bombing on the Brazil neighborhood, south of Rafah.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed – with a barrage of mortar shells – occupation soldiers and vehicles penetrating east of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, amid continuing clashes in the area.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: The Israeli police decided to close main streets in Tel Aviv before the start of demonstrations on Saturday evening demanding an immediate deal to release the detainees.

Saturday, May 11, 5:00 pm (GMT +2)

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: Our crews are still recovering the bodies of martyrs buried by the occupation forces in mass graves in the Dar Al Shifa complex.

We renew our appeal to countries around the world and civil protection institutions to look at the catastrophic reality of humanitarian service providers in Gaza.

ABU OBEIDA: Abu Obeida onfirmed the death of prisoner Nadav Bublabil (51 years old), who holds British citizenship, after an Israeli attack on his place of detention a month ago, adding that the prisoner’s health deteriorated and he died because he did not receive medical care due to the occupation’s destruction of hospitals.

HAARETZ: Power outage in Kiryat Shmona due to a missile from southern Lebanon.

ANN: 50 professors and 2,400 students have been arrested since the start of the protests in the United States.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Israeli site of Al-Samaqa in the occupied Lebanese hills of Kafr Shuba and the site of Ruwaisat Al-Qarn in the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms.

Saturday, May 11, 4:00 pm (GMT +2)

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: The former head of the Israeli army’s operations divisions said that entering Rafah has a political goal and that sending soldiers into battle for political purposes is crossing a red line.

UNRWA: 300,000 Palestinians were displaced as a result of evacuation orders in Rafah and Jabaliya.

ISRAELI ARMY: Four missiles were launched from Rafah towards Kerem Shalom in the Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens were sounding in the south of the Gaza Strip, and he reported monitoring the firing of mortar shells and rockets at Kerem Shalom.

Saturday, May 11, 3:00 pm (GMT +2)

ANADOLU: Nine Palestinians were martyred and others were injured, most of them women and children, as a result of an Israeli bombing that targeted a house for a Coptic family in the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli occupation artillery fired heavy smoke bombs at Jabaliya camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 11, 2:00 pm (GMT +2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 34,971 Palestinians have been killed, and 78,641 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

HAMAS: The occupation’s continued control over the Rafah crossing portends a humanitarian catastrophe.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli occupation army’s bombing of the home of the Al-Louh and Al-Khatib families in the Al-Zawaida neighborhood in the central Gaza Strip had risen to 26 people.

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: More than 10,000 martyrs in Gaza are still under the rubble.

MAARIV: The mothers of Israeli soldiers fighting in Gaza said that their children feel growing frustration and do not trust the Israeli leadership.

Saturday, May 11, 1:00 pm (GMT +2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The Ministry of Health in Gaza revealed that it found 80 bodies in 3 mass graves in the courtyards of the Shifa Medical Complex, and dozens of bodies inside the complex’s sections.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli aircraft launched a raid on the east of Jabalia refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip.

South African PRESIDENCY: South Africa calls on international justice to issue an urgent order to protect the Palestinians.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army decided to return to Jabaliya and deport its residents.

ISRAEL HAYOM (quoting sources in the Israeli Army): Hamas reorganized its forces in the Zaytoun neighborhood.

Saturday, May 11, 12:00 pm (GMT +2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: the number of journalist martyrs had risen to 143 after the killing of photographer Bahaa Okasha..

AL-JAZEERA: The director of the European Hospital warned in statements to Al Jazeera of a health catastrophe as the crossings continue to be closed and fuel is not brought in.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH (citingg Israeli Army sources): Hamas will remain in Rafah even if military operations continue in the entire city, and there are no magic solutions.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed with mortar shells Israeli soldiers and their vehicles penetrating the vicinity of the Al-Zaytoun Clinic in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, south of Gaza City.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli occupation army raided the Al-Sikka area in the Jabaliya refugee camp, north of the Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 11, 11:00 am (GMT +2)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We destroyed an Israeli troop carrier with an “Al-Yassin 105” shell in the vicinity of the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli forces entered the Al-Farahin area, east of Abasan Al-Kabira, in Khan Yunis, and carried out extensive sweeping operations.

UNRWA: 150,000 people have fled Rafah so far, at a time when Israel has repeated its orders for further evacuation from Rafah towards the city center.

Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am (GMT +2)

REUTERS: the Israeli army issued more displacement orders to residents of areas east of Rafah urging them to head to the Al-Mawasi area.

Saturday, May 11, 09:00 am (GMT +2)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the fortifications and garrison of the “Ramia site” in northern Israel with direct and guided missile weapons and artillery shells, confirming that it achieved a direct hit.

AUSTRALIAN FM PENNY WONG: Australia’s support for Palestine’s full membership in the United Nations is part of building the momentum to secure peace.

Saturday, May 11, 08:00 am (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA: The bodies of 20 martyrs arrived at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah following an Israeli night bombardment on several areas in Gaza.

Saturday, May 11, 07:00 am (GMT +2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A violent airstrike targeted the Al-Salam neighborhood and the vicinity of the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip.

QNN: Professors at Princeton University go on a 24-hour hunger strike in solidarity with their students

Saturday, May 11, 06:00 am (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA: A massive night demonstration took place in the Moroccan city of Casablanca in support of Gaza and denouncing the ongoing Israeli war on the Strip for the eighth month in a row.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: LIght bombs were seen in the airspace of the northeastern area of ​​the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, and that artillery shelling targeted the center and east of the city.

Saturday, May 11, 05:00 am (GMT +2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Aircraft bombed a house belonging to the Qandil family in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

CIVIL DEFENSE IN NORTHERN GAZA: the Israeli army committed a number of massacres tonight by bombing more than 3 homes in Beit Lahia and the Jabalia camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 11, 04:00 am (GMT +2)

SANDERS: The Rafah invasion must end US military aid to Netanyahu.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid recently targeted the Al-Geneina neighborhood, east of the city of Rafah.

Saturday, May 11, 03:00 am (GMT +2)

QUDS NEWS: Palestinian journalist Bahaa Okasha, his wife and son killed in an Israeli shelling that targeted their home in Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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