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Israel continues to carry out massacres in Gaza. (Photo: Mosab Shower, via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israel carried out new massacres against Palestinians awaiting humanitarian aid in Gaza and intensified its raids on the southern city of Rafah. 

The Israeli Foreign Minister summoned the ambassador to the United Nations in protest against UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Meanwhile, divisions emerged within Israel’s war cabinet as Benny Gantz met with US Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 30,631 Palestinians have been killed, and 72,042 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

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Tuesday, March 5, 11:30 pm (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: The truce in Gaza will be met with a truce in southern Lebanon.

OIC: We call for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire against the aggression against the Gaza Strip.

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PENTAGON: We will play a supporting role with any aid that reaches Gaza by sea.

ANSARALLAH: Our operations will continue until the aggression stops and the siege on the Palestinian people is lifted.

Tuesday, March 5, 9:30 pm (GMT+2)

KIRBY: We are still working on a truce agreement. The flow of aid into Gaza is insufficient to meet the needs of the Strip’s population.

HEZBOLLAH: We bombed Israel with dozens of missiles in response to the targeting of a civilian home and the killing of a woman, her husband, and her son in Hula.

ISRAELI MEDIA: The city of Kiryat Shmona, northwest of the Galilee Finger (northern Israel), was being attacked by about 70 missiles, while its mayor declared a state of emergency “and asked residents to leave immediately.”

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Four Palestinians were killed and others were injured in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Masha’la area in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, March 5, 8:00 pm (GMT+2)

GALLANT: Hezbollah is leading us towards war.

OSAMA HAMDAN: What Israel failed to achieve on the battlefield, it will not achieve in negotiations.

UNRWA: 17,000 children in Gaza have been orphaned since the beginning of the war.

NBC: Biden intensifies pressure on Israel to bring aid to Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: Several people were injured as a result of an Israeli raid on a town in southern Lebanon.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army intercepted a drone coming from Syria.

Tuesday, March 5, 6:30 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army launched a raid on the vicinity of the town of Kafra in southern Lebanon.

AXIOS (quoting US officials): The disaster targeting the aid convoy in the Gaza Strip represented a turning point for the administration of President Joe Biden.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli occupation army launched a raid on the vicinity of the town of Hula in southern Lebanon.

ISRAELI HOSPITAL: The soldier who was stabbed near the Yitzhar settlement is in serious condition.

AL-JAZEERA: The bodies of 23 martyrs have been recovered in Khan Yunis since this morning.

Tuesday, March 5, 5:00 pm (GMT+2)

BIDEN: The US is committed to doing its utmost to deliver more aid to those who need it most in the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN FM: 80% of the hungriest people in the world are in Gaza.

SAUDI FM: The international community must protect civilians in Gaza.

SMOTRICH: Smotrich called for increasing military pressure in Gaza and invading Rafah.

Tuesday, March 5, 3:30 pm (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: Our fighters targeted an Israeli occupation Merkava tank in the Natova settlement with a guided missile, killing and wounding its crew.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A Palestinian woman was killed and others were injured as a result of an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

TIMES OF ISRAEL: The Times of Israel newspaper quoted the Israeli police as saying that damage was caused to a building in Kiryat Shmona as a result of a missile fired from Lebanon.

ANSARALLAH: The next stage is open to wide developments. The group has many cards that it has not resorted to using yet.

AL-JAZEERA: The warning had been renewed for the second time in 8 towns in the Galilee finger near the border with Lebanon.

ISRAELI DEFENSE MINISTER: Hezbollah’s aggression brings us closer to the decisive point.

Tuesday, March 5, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

LEBANESE MEDIA: Israeli occupation artillery targeted the vicinity of the road between Burj Al-Muluk and Al-Khiyam in the Marjayoun Plain.

AL-JAZEERA: The meeting between Hamas and the head of Egyptian intelligence did not achieve a breakthrough.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Some of the aid that was airdropped into northern Gaza landed on Zikim Beach in southern Israel.

‘Airdrops are Ineffective’ – People in Gaza Urge to Open Crossings, Stop the War

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Israeli site of Barkat Risha with missiles.

Tuesday, March 5, 1:00 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli forces closed traffic towards the settlements of Al-Manara, Misgav Am and Margaliot in the Upper Galilee after re-evaluating the security situation.

HAMAS: The Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas strongly rejected the report issued by UN official Pramila Patten regarding the allegation that Palestinian resistance fighters committed incidents of “rape and sexual violence” during the events of last October 7.

UN EXPERTS: We condemn the flour massacre and urge Israel to end the starvation of Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in Zarit, Arab Al-Aramsha, and Shumira in the Upper Galilee, near the border with southern Lebanon.

‘Airdrops are Ineffective’ – People in Gaza Urge to Open Crossings, Stop the War

WHO: The World Health Organization said that undernutrition is dangerously worsening in the northern Gaza Strip.

SWISS SHIPPING GROUP MSC: The ship “Sky 2” was hit by a ballistic missile yesterday, Monday, near the coast of Aden in Yemen.

Tuesday, March 5, 12:00 pm (GMT+2)

UNICEF: Children in Gaza are paying the highest price for this war.

Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 30,631 Palestinians have been killed, and 72,042 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

AL-AQSA TV: Israeli occupation forces arrested dozens of Palestinian citizens from Hamad Town, north of Khan Yunis.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Several Palestinians were killed and injured in an Israeli bombing on a house for the Al-Sadoudi family in the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 15 children lost their lives in the North Governorate due to hunger.

Tuesday, March 5, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI FM: Israel summons its ambassador to the United Nations for consultations regarding what he called an attempt by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres not to hold Hamas responsible for committing violations.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: 25 Palestinians were killed as a result of the Israeli bombing of Khan Yunis.

ISRAELI ARMY: We continue our combat operations in Hamad Town, north of Khan Yunis.

Tuesday, March 5, 08:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Violent Israeli raids are now targeting various areas in the northern Gaza Strip.

AL-AQSA TV: Israeli occupation artillery is targeting the south and east of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza City.

ISRAELI ARMY: We intercepted an air target in the Golan that infiltrated from the Syrian side.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli raids targeted the town of Al-Mughraqa, north of the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, March 5, 07:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: 8 dead bodies and a number of injured people arrived at Kamal Adwan Hospital as a result of the Israeli bombing of a residential neighborhood in the Jabaliya camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli occupation aircraft have been targeting the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip in a violent and intense manner.

US ARMY: The Houthis fired 3 anti-ship missiles in the southern Red Sea.

Tuesday, March 5, 04:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes launched heavy bombardment on Jabaliya al-Balad, Jabalya camp, and Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday, March 5, 03:00 am (GMT+2)

KAMALA HARRIS: Harris urged the Biden administration not to ignore anger over Gaza.

Tuesday, March 5, 02:00 am (GMT+2)

AUSTRALIAN LAWYERS: There is a request to refer the Australian Prime Minister to the International Criminal Court “as an accomplice to the genocide in Gaza.”

UNRWA: Hundreds of people arrested in Israel were subjected to violations.

KAMALA HARRIS: I discussed with Gantz the necessity of reaching a “hostage” deal, increasing the flow of aid to Gaza, and protecting civilians.

Tuesday, March 5, 01:30 am (GMT+2)

BIDEN: US President Joe Biden said that he will not stop pressure until an agreement is reached that “guarantees the release of the hostages and an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for 6 weeks.”

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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