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Israeli forces continue to carry out massacres in Gaza. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israeli forces carried out more massacres in the Gaza Strip, killing and wounding scores of Palestinian civilians. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces more challenges as the opposition leader Yair Lapid calls for new elections. 

Indirect truce talks are set to resume today in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. 

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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Monday, April 1, 06:30 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army announced that a soldier from the 77th Battalion was killed during the fighting in the southern Gaza Strip.

MEDICAL SOURCES (Cited in Al-Jazeera): Hundreds of martyrs’ bodies were found in the Shifa Medical Complex and in the surrounding streets and roads west of Gaza City.


Israel army completely withdrew from inside Al-Shifa Medical Complex and its surroundings, west of Gaza City, after an operation that lasted about two weeks and resulting in the killing of hundreds of Palestinians.

Israeli artillery shelling targeted several homes west of Gaza City.

Explosions were heard in the western and eastern areas of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

Monday, April 1, 02:30 am (GMT+2)

AXIOS: The United States and Israel will hold an online meeting on Monday to discuss Rafah.

ISRAELI MILITARY: The Israeli army announced that it had detected a drone coming from the east, and that it landed in the city of Eilat and caused material damage to one of the buildings without causing injuries.

Monday, April 1, 02:00 am (GMT+2)

HAMAS: The occupation’s establishment of execution zones in Gaza is a brutal war crime.

ISRAELI HOME FRONT: Explosions and sirens sound in Eilat and surrounding areas.

Monday, April 1, 01:00 am (GMT+2)

WAFA (quoting official Palestinian source): the statement of the so-called Hamas Interior Ministry regarding the entry of aid into Gaza yesterday is baseless.

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Monday, April 1, 12:00 am (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: We bombed an Israeli force inside the Metulla site.

ISRAELI POLICE: A stabbing attack east of Ashdod, and we killed the perpetrator.

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: An official in the Ministry of Interior in Gaza confirmed the arrest of the leadership of the security force formed by Majed Faraj, indicating that its members are being investigated.

US CENTRAL COMMAND: We shot down two Houthi drones.

Sunday, March 31, 10:00 pm (GMT+2)

REUTERS: : Two civilians were injured in Israeli raids on Damascus.

GAZA INTERIOR MINISTRY: The leadership of the security force formed by Majed Faraj has been arrested, and its members are being investigated. Initial information indicates that the force numbered in the hundreds, and it was prepared by Majed Faraj and submitted to the occupation.

GRIFFITHS: Distributing aid in Gaza without UNRWA is doomed to failure.

Sunday, March 31, 9:00 pm (GMT+2)

GAZA GOVERNMENT: An official at the Palestinian Ministry of Interior in Gaza said that a ‘suspicious security force’ entered yesterday with the trucks of the Egyptian Red Crescent in coordination with the Israeli occupation. He said that Palestinian Authority official, Major General Majid Faraj managed the work of the force in a deceptive security manner and misled factions and clans. The Egyptian side informed the Crossings Authority that it was not aware of the force that received the Egyptian trucks.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli artillery shelling targeted the western areas of the city of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

HAMAS (Cited in Al-Jazeera): We have taken decisive decisions in the files of the economy in an effort to prevent monopoly and high prices and fight the merchants of wars.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: A soldier died of wounds sustained on Friday in the southern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 13: Mossad intelligence chief David Barnea told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the breakthrough in exchange talks was contingent on the return of residents to northern Gaza.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We hit, using heavy mortar shells Israeli occupation soldiers and vehicles that penetrating into the vicinity of Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.

THE GUARDIAN (Citing UN Sources):

Israel submitted a proposal to dismantle UNRWA in exchange for large-scale aid delivery in Gaza.

UNRWA dismantling proposal aims to portray the UN as uncooperative in the event of a famine in Gaza.

Israeli proposal is the culmination of a long-term Israeli campaign to destroy UNRWA.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid said at a demonstration in Jerusalem that there is one thing that matters to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: staying in office and holding on to his chair.

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Sunday, March 31, 8:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed enemy soldiers and vehicles stationed in the vicinity of the Al-Shifa Complex, west of Gaza City, with mortar shells.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our members sniped an Israeli soldier in the vicinity of the Al-Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City and wounded him directly.

NETANYAHU: We are continuing our operations in Gaza and Lebanon, and we have approved a plan to enter Rafah to eliminate Hamas.

Netanyahu to Undergo Urgent Surgery – Israel Deputy PM Temporarily Takes over Duties

TRIBAL AND POPULAR COMMITTEES IN NORTHERN GAZA: The tribal committees announced that they would stop providing aid due to the occupation’s attacks on their children.

AL-JAZEERA: Thousands of Israelis gather to demand the return of prisoners and the dismissal of the government.

Sunday, March 31, 7:15 pm (GMT+2)

OSAMA HAMDAN (to Al-Jazeera): There is no talk yet about any new round of negotiations. We want answers regarding stopping the aggression, withdrawal from Gaza, the return of the displaced, and the reconstruction of Gaza. he occupation did not provide any commitments in its responses, and its answers were an attempt to procrastinate.

SENIOR ISRAELI ARMY OFFICER: The young men who were killed in Khan Yunis were not armed, did not expose our forces to danger, and that they were probably searching for food.

Call for ‘Thorough Investigation’ – Israeli Drone Footage Shows Killing of Four Palestinians

OFFICIAL IN THE BRITISH HOUSE OF COMMONS: Israel has violated international law.

LEBANESE MEDICAL SOURCE: A person was killed when an Israeli drone targeted a car in the town of Kunine, southern Lebanon.

Sunday, March 31, 5:15 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli drone targeted a car in the town of Kunine, in southern Lebanon.

US SENATOR CHRIS VAN HOLLEN: We should not send weapons to Israel until it allows more aid to enter Gaza.

Sunday, March 31, 4:00 pm (GMT+2)

NETANYAHU’S OFFICE: Netanyahu will undergo surgery under general anesthesia and his deputy Prime Minister Marin Levin will stand in during that time.

AXIOS: sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the request of Israeli negotiators to give them more space so that they could reach a deal with Hamas.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli forces are bombing areas near Al-Aqsa University and east of Al-Attar Street in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli aircraft launched raids on residential areas west of Gaza City.

Sunday, March 31, 3:00 pm (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: We attacked the “Barkhta” artillery position and a deployment of Israeli occupation soldiers in the occupied Shebaa Farms with drones, and achieved direct casualties.

AL-AQSA CHANNEL TV: 4 Palestinians, including two children, were killed in Kamal Adwan Hospital in the northern Gaza Strip, as a result of malnutrition and dehydration.

Sunday, March 31, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli aircraft launched a raid on a building on Al-Nasr Street, west of Gaza City.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: An Israeli soldier was injured in Kiryat Shmona.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Our fighters sniped an Israeli soldier from the engineering unit east of Gaza City.

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: Two Palestinians were killed and about 10 others injured, in an Israeli bombing of citizens in the Beach Camp, west of Gaza City.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 32,782 Palestinians have been killed, and 75,298 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

WALL STREET JOURNAL: There are fears in Washington that the exchange of intelligence information with Israel led to the killing of civilians in Gaza.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The occupation committed a massacre within the walls of the “Martyrs of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital.

HEZBOLLAH: bombed the Israeli Ramim barracks with artillery shells and achieved a direct hit.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Two Palestinians were martyred as a result of an Israeli bombing of the vicinity of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

Sunday, March 31, 12:45 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli bombing targeted the town of Abadan Al Kabira, east of Khan Yunis, in southern Gaza.

CHANNEL 12: Israeli Channel 12 said that the police raised the state of alert in preparation for demonstrations by families of Israeli prisoners in Gaza in front of the Knesset (Parliament) in occupied Jerusalem tonight.

HAARETZ: Community leaders in the north fear that extending the evacuation of their areas will be a blow that the region will not be able to bear.

BANK OF ISRAEL: recruiting Haredim into the army would help mitigate the damage to the economy.

Sunday, March 31, 12:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli forces carry out a raid on the town of Khiam, in southern Lebanon.

Sunday, March 31, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

GIDEON SAAR: A prisoner exchange deal cannot be reached without intensifying military pressure on Hamas.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: 11 people were killed in an Israeli bombing targeting citizens in the town of Bani Suhaila, east of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, March 31, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

CUBAN PRESIDENT: “We call on the international community not to be afraid to condemn the crime. Cuba wants to stop the genocide.”

AL-JAZEERA: A woman and her child were killed in an Israeli artillery shelling that targeted a house west of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Sunday, March 31, 09:00 am (GMT+2)

LAPID: The government failed to return the kidnapped people, and it must leave and elections must be held now.

Israeli police: The perpetrator of the stabbing attack at a bus station in Beersheba was martyred and two injured people were transferred to Soroka Hospital.

KAN: One person was slightly injured in a stabbing attack at the central bus station in Beersheba.

Sunday, March 31, 05:00 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: an Israeli fighter jet shot down a drone launched from Syria before it entered Israeli airspace.

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.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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