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Israel continues to carry out massacres against Palestinian civilians in Gaza.(Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

The Israeli army announced the killing of two officers from the 8th Brigade in battles in the northern Gaza Strip while the Al-Quds Brigades announced an ambush in Rafah.

The Israeli occupation forces stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque as the Palestinians prepared to perform Eid al-Adha prayers.

Retired Israeli General Yitzhaq Brik said that any decision by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to attack Hezbollah would bring disaster to Israel.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 37,337 Palestinians have been killed, and 85,299 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

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Monday, June 17, 02:45 am (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA:

Sirens sounded a short while ago in Kibbutz Nirim in the Gaza Strip.

Two people were killed, and others were wounded as a result of an Israeli shelling that targeted a house in Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, north of Gaza City.

MAARIV (Citing the Israeli military): Daniel Hagari’s remarks regarding a broad escalation in Lebanon “are not a threat, but a message to Washington and the world.”

KAN (Israel Broadcasting Corporation citing a security source): Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah will not stop the party’s attacks on Israel until after an agreement to release prisoners and ceasefire.

DANIEL HAGARI (Israeli military spokesman):

Hezbollah is stepping up its attacks, bringing us to the brink of a wider escalation.

We will take all measures to protect our citizens, and their safe return to their homes is non-negotiable.

Our fighter jets attacked Hezbollah targets in four different areas on Sunday.

ISRAELI’S CHANNEL 12 (Quoted a senior official):

There will be no withdrawal from Gaza and an end to the war before all abductees return.

The cessation of the war on Gaza will only be achieved by agreement, not by prior commitments.

There is a possibility that mediators will succeed in reviving negotiations, but the deal is still a long way to go.

Hamas’ Ceasefire Stance Aligns with Biden and UN Resolutions – Ismail Haniyeh

Monday, June 17, 12:00 am (GMT +2)

ISRAELI ARMY: The death toll among the Israeli army since October 7 has risen to 662, including 312 who were killed since the start of the ground operation in the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, June 16, 11:00 pm (GMT +2)

ANSARALLAH MILITARY SPOKESMAN YAHYA SAREE:

Ansarallah hit US Destroyer with ballistic missiles. Our solidarity with the Palestinian people will continue.

We carried out three operations in the Red Sea and Arab Sea, targeting, in addition to the destroyer, two ships that violated our embargo.

ISRAEL HAYOM: Gantz’s party attacked Netanyahu and described him as a defeatist.

End of an Era: What the Shifting Discourse on Palestine Teaches Us about the Future of Israel

CHANNEL 13: Netanyahu is very concerned about the International Criminal Court’s case.

CHANNEL 12: The situation in Gaza is worrying after Hamas recovered.

CHANNEL 13 (citing unnamed sources): The International Criminal Court may decide on the arrest warrant for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu within 10 days.

KAN: An initial army investigation concluded that the armored personnel carrier was targeted by an anti-tank missile.

Sunday, June 16, 9:30 pm (GMT +2)

MAARIV: The Druze community is angry that a representative of the Israeli government did not attend the funeral of the Druze captain who was killed in a troop carrier in Rafah yesterday.

Military Action Alone Won’t Rescue Gaza Captives – Daniel Hagari

CHANNEL 12 (citing informed sources):

The mini-ministerial council approved that the ground military operation be focused on the Philadelphia axis instead of Rafah.

There are still resistance forces waging war in the Gaza Strip that are capable of harming Israeli army soldiers.

The army is facing difficulty in eliminating the Qassam Brigades in Rafah and may end the military operation without achieving this.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli occupation army announced the killing of a soldier in the 601st Engineering Battalion and an officer serving in the Nahal Brigade in battles with the Palestinian resistance in the southern Gaza Strip.

Raided Nuseirat Houses Does Not Belong to Aljamal Family – EuroMed Monitor

CHANNEL 12: On the night of October 6, 7 and half an hour before the attack, there was a malfunction in the technological system of Unit 8200 of the Military Intelligence Service, which is supposed to provide more dramatic and effective information than the mobile phone chipsets activated by Hamas.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israel intends to impose sanctions on countries that have recognized the State of Palestine.

CHANNEL 12: The Security and Political Mini-Ministerial Council will tonight approve the legalization of 4 settlement outposts in the West Bank at the request of Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich.

Sunday, June 16, 8:00 pm (GMT +2)

HAARETZ: Benjamin Netanyahu’s government extended the postponement of discharge from reserve service in the army by three months.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Seven people, including children, were killed and a number of Palestinians were injured in an Israeli occupation bombing that targeted a house in the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

‘The Opposite of Hope’ – UNICEF Spokesman Says War in Gaza Is a War on Children

AL-JAZEERA: A number of Palestinians were killed and others were injured in an Israeli occupation bombing that targeted a house in the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Sunday, June 16, 6:00 pm (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA: A number of Palestinians were martyred and others were injured in an Israeli occupation bombing that targeted a house in the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

CHANNEL 12: The Hamas movement has succeeded in rebuilding itself in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli Army Announces ‘Tactical Pause’ in Rafah – Gaza Crossings Remain Restricted

ISRAELI ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF: Recruiting Haredim into the army is necessary.

Sunday, June 16, 5:00 pm (GMT +2)

GALLANT: The price is high, but it is a battle of determination and perseverance.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 37,337 Palestinians have been killed, and 85,299 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

Sunday, June 16, 4:00 pm (GMT +2)

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH (citing Israeli official in negotiations team): The mediators must start negotiations based on the UN Security Council resolution and President Joe Biden’s plan.

CHANNEL 12: The Supreme Court issued a precautionary order halting the State Comptroller’s investigation into the failures of the army and the Shin Bet on October 7, 2023.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli media reported, quoting Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich, as saying that he would present to the government a decision that would cancel all customs cuts on Turkish goods and impose a 100% fine on Turkish goods, in addition to existing taxes.

Israeli media: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attacked the leaders of the Israeli army and the two resigned ministers, Benny Gantz and Gadi Eisenkot.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli occupation army said that it launched an air strike on Hezbollah positions in the town of Yaroun, and also bombarded with artillery the Amra area in southern Lebanon.

Sunday, June 16, 3:00 pm (GMT +2)

CHANNEL 13: Unacceptable decisions were made by the army to undermine Hamas’ capabilities.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli occupation artillery was intensively shelling the Shaboura camp in central Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

RETIRED ISRAELI GENERAL: A retired General in the Israeli occupation army, Yisrael Ziv, said that the war in Gaza is now moving to its most dangerous stages, stressing that Israel is slowly sliding towards losing the initiative and a war of attrition.

Sunday, June 16, 2:00 pm (GMT +2)

HAARETZ: The Israeli army denies that the decision on calm hours in the southern Gaza Strip contradicts the position of the political echelon.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army announced the killing of a soldier from the 601st Division of the Corps of Engineers during battles in the Gaza Strip.

GANTZ: Resigned Israeli Minister Benny Gantz said that Israel’s security requires recruiting more soldiers from all segments of society.

AL-JAZEERA: Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli occupation army fire in the Tal Al-Sultan neighborhood, west of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

RNN: The Israeli army directly targeted ambulance crews attempting to retrieve bodies of two Palestinians in the Tal Al-Sultan neighborhood in western Rafah, southern Gaza.

Sunday, June 16, 11:00 am (GMT +2)

ISMAIL HANIYEH: Our response to the ceasefire proposal is consistent with Biden’s speech.

BELGIAN FM: There is an urgent need for an urgent ceasefire in Gaza.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Our fighters ambushed an Israeli force penetrating the Saudi neighborhood in the city of Rafah and blew up a vehicle and killed its members.

Sunday, June 16, 10:00 am (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli artillery shelling targeted the Tal Al-Sultan neighborhood, west of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

RETIRED ISRAELI GEN. YITZHAK BRICK: Any decision by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to attack Hezbollah would bring a disaster to Israel.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army said that there is no ceasefire in the southern Gaza Strip and fighting in Rafah continues. Agence France-Presse quoted an army statement saying that it would adhere to a “tactical truce in military activities” daily in a section of the southern Gaza Strip during specific hours of the day to allow the entry of humanitarian aid.

ISRAELI LABOR PARTY LEADER: Israel is going through an unprecedented security crisis.

Sunday, June 16, 09:00 am (GMT +2)

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli demonstrators are blocking the road between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv to overthrow the government and demand the completion of an exchange deal.

ISLAMIC ENDOWMENTS DEPARTMENT: 40,000 Palestinians performed Eid al-Adha prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A demonstration took place near the Israeli embassy in the Jordanian capital, Amman, after Eid prayers.

Sunday, June 16, 08:00 am (GMT +2)

SAFA NEWS AGENCY: The Israeli army bombed with artillery northwest of the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: The Israeli occupation forces assaulted Palestinians and prevented them from performing prayers in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Sunday, June 16, 07:00 am (GMT +2)

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army announced the killing of two officers from the 8th Brigade in battles in the northern Gaza Strip.

PREACHER OF JABALIYA MOSQUE: The enemy is trying to break the resolve of the people of Gaza, but he will not succeed.

Sunday, June 16, 06:00 am (GMT +2)

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli occupation forces stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque as the Palestinians prepared to perform Eid al-Adha prayers.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: An Israeli artillery shelling targeted east of Khan Yunis and Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

UKTMO: The British Maritime Trade Operations Authority said on Sunday that it had received a report of an incident 40 nautical miles south of Mokha in Yemen, adding that the authorities were investigating the incident.

Sunday, June 16, 05:00 am (GMT +2)

US CENTRAL COMMAND: The crew of a cargo ship that was hit by missiles fired by the Houthis from Yemen had left after being unable to extinguish the fire resulting from the attack.

Sunday, June 16, 03:20 am (GMT +2)

NEW YORK TIMES (Citing Israeli military officials): The intensity of the explosion of the troop carrier in Rafah made it difficult to identify the bodies of soldiers.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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