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Displaced Palestinians in Rafah take part in the first mass prayer of Ramadan. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Israeli forces carried out new massacres in Gaza on the first day of Ramadan and far-right Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir said that his country does not have to submit to international pressure calling for a ceasefire.

Sheikh Ekrima Sabri urged Muslims to travel to al-Aqsa during the holy month of Ramadan amid rising tensions.

Israel reiterated its call for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to resign as the Iranian foreign minister accused the United States of direct complicity. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 31,112 Palestinians have been killed, and 72,760 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

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Tuesday, March 12, 5:10 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes targeted a house belonging to the Abu Sanjar family in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

YEMEN: Spokesman for Ansarallah in Yemen:

We will continue to prevent Israeli navigation or ships heading to the ports of occupied Palestine until the aggression on Gaza is stopped.

Our military operations will escalate during the month of Ramadan in support of the Palestinian people and our mujahideen brothers in Gaza.

Tuesday, March 12, 1:00 am (GMT+2)

VIDEO: Social media activists shared footage documenting the first moments following an Israeli raid on the town of Darous in the eastern Lebanese governorate of Baalbek, Lebanon. One person was killed, and others were wounded in the attack.

KAN (Citing a US official): President Joe Biden has almost lost confidence in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

POLITICO: Israel has yet to present the US administration with a plan to protect civilians in Rafah.

UNRWA: Philippe Lazzarini, commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency said Israel had banned crucial aid, including ventilators and cancer medicines, from entering Gaza because aid trucks had scissors.

Monday, March 11, 9:30 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: We are examining the results of the shelling that targeted a compound in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. The operation in Nuseirat was based on accurate intelligence.

YEMENI MEDIA: Yemeni media said US and British aircraft carried out 13 raids on Yemen’s western Hodeidah province on Monday.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Israel did not present its plan to protect civilians in Rafah.

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ISMAIL AL-THAWABTEH (Director of the Government Information Office in the Gaza Strip – cited in AJA):

The occupation continues to commit massacres against women and children.

More than two million people are displaced in more than 100 locations who cannot eat.

The humanitarian situation is catastrophic and thousands have not found a meal to break their fast on.

The number of children dying from starvation is increasing every day.

Monday, March 11, 8:00 pm (GMT+2)

ANSARALLAH: American-British aggression targets an area in Hodeidah.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid targeted the town of Aita al-Shaab in southern Lebanon.

Monday, March 11, 7:00 pm (GMT+2)

BIDEN: There will be no military operation in Rafah without a plan for civilian security.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Two Palestinians were killed and others wounded in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the town of Al-Qarara, northeast of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Monday, March 11, 6:00 pm (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Israeli occupation artillery position in Khirbet Maar and a deployment of soldiers in its vicinity, and that it had achieved “direct hits.”

US CENTRAL COMMAND: We dropped aid into northern Gaza.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: At least one missile was intercepted in Ma’alot-Tarshiha in the Western Galilee, launched from southern Lebanon.

Monday, March 11, 5:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Two missiles were fired at an Israeli site in the Upper Galilee, off the central sector of southern Lebanon.

HEZBOLLAH: We bombed with artillery shells a deployment of Israeli occupation soldiers in the vicinity of the Raheb site.

Monday, March 11, 4:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid targeted the vicinity of the town of Kafr Kila in southern Lebanon.

GUTERRES: The attack on Rafah may lead to a deeper circle of hell.

12 ISRAELI HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS: Tel Aviv did not comply with the International Court of Justice.

Monday, March 11, 3:10 pm (GMT+2)

NETANYAHU: We must destroy Hamas or there will be no future in the Middle East. Failure to eliminate the remaining Hamas brigades in Rafah will cause it to reconfigure itself and take control of the Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: violent Israeli raids targeted the Al-Rimal neighborhood in central Gaza City.

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ANSARALLAH: An American-British bombing targeted the Ras Issa area in Hodeidah.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Jal al-Alam and Tallet al-Tihat sites with “appropriate weapons” and achieved a “direct hit.”

Monday, March 11, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

JORDANIAN FM: Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said that Israel’s move to restrict worshipers’ access to Al-Aqsa Mosque during the month of Ramadan will push the region towards an explosive situation.

UKMTO: The British Maritime Trade Operations Authority said that it had received a report of an attack targeting a cargo ship 71 nautical miles southwest of Al-Salif, Yemen.

Monday, March 11, 1:00 pm (GMT+2)

DIRECTOR OF KAMAL ADWAN HOSPITAL: We lost 3 more children due to hunger and malnutrition.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: Three people were injured in a helicopter crash after it hit the ground from a low altitude at the Nevatim air base in Beersheba.

HEZBOLLAH: Our fighters targeted the Jal al-Alam site with appropriate weapons and achieved a direct hit.

Monday, March 11, 12:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A reporter reported that two children died due to malnutrition and lack of medical supplies at Kamal Adwan Hospital in Beit Lahia.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli forces were blowing up entire residential neighborhoods in the Al-Qarara area in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli Army’s Soldiers’ Complaints Commission said that it recorded a 265% increase in complaints from reserve soldiers during the first 3 months of the war, compared to the same period in 2022.

Monday, March 11, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

IRANIAN FM: The United States is a party to the war on Gaza and is responsible for its start, continuation, and prevention of its end.

BEN-GVIR ( to Israeli Army Radio): Our leadership should not panic from international pressure.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 31,112 Palestinians have been killed, and 72,760 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

Monday, March 11, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

SHEIKH EKRIMA SABRI: Ekrima Sabri warned of tensions created by Israeli occupation authorities during the holy month of Ramadan, calling for people to travel to the mosque.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: 16 Palestinians were killed in the bombing of the Abu Shamala family in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood.

Monday, March 11, 09:00 am (GMT+2)

ERDAN: Israel’s representative to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, called on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to resign, considering that he “does nothing but talk empty and pressure our country to stop the war.”

Monday, March 11, 06:00 am (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded in the bombing of a house in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.

AL-JAZEERA: Three Palestinians were killed and several others wounded in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house east of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

Monday, March 11, 4:30 am (GMT+2)


An Israeli raid targets the eastern area of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

An Israeli raid targeted the southern Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

A number of Palestinians were injured as a result of the Israeli occupation forces’ shelling of a house in Al-Sabra neighborhood, south of Gaza City.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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