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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 new massacres throughout the Gaza Strip, focusing on Deir Al-Balah and Khan Yunis. 

Intense clashes are still taking place between invading Israeli forces and Palestinian Resistance in the vicinity of the Al-Shifa Medical Complex. 

Israeli media revealed the goal of destroying Hamas is still far away. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 32,142 Palestinians have been killed, and 74,412 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

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Sunday, March 24, 5:45 am (GMT+2)

US CENTRAL COMMAND: US forces clashed with six Houthi (Ansarallah) drones over the southern Red Sea.


The occupation army is launching heavy air and ground bombardment, in addition to gunfire from helicopters, in the center and west of the city of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

Several killed and others wounded or are still missing following an Israeli shelling that targeted a house in Al-Geneina neighborhood, east of Rafah.

ISRAELI MEDIA: About 50 rockets were fired from Lebanon towards the occupied Syrian Golan Heights.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted an Israeli military base in Yoav and the Kila barracks in the occupied Golan with more than 60 Katyusha rockets.

Israeli Prisoner Dies from Lack of Food, Medicine – Abu Obeida

Sunday, March 24, 2:15 am (GMT+2)

LEBANESE MEDIA: An Israeli drone fired two rockets at the vicinity of the town of Halta in the eastern sector of southern Lebanon.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: The Al-Quds Brigades-Tulkarm Brigade said that its members ambushed a car in which an officer and three Israeli soldiers were traveling, killing all of them.

ISRAEL’S CHANNEL 13: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Israel’s War Council that Hamas would remain even if the army conducted a military operation in Rafah.

HAMAS: We denounce the official international silence on the catastrophe caused by the Israeli occupation military machine in and around Shifa Hospital.

‘This is What We Want’ – Palestinians in Gaza React to UN Resolution, Russian Veto

Saturday, March 23, 11:15 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: 7 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli occupation bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Hakar area in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

WHITE HOUSE: Joe Biden has signed the budget negotiated in Congress. Congress had approved a temporary budget proposal approving the provision of new military aid to Israel, and halting funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) until March 2025.

US OFFICIAL (to Al-Jazeera): Blinken visited Israel after Washington’s position changed regarding the Rafah storming.

Saturday, March 23, 10:00 pm (GMT+2)

CHANNEL 12: The heads of the Israeli negotiating delegation will return to Israel tonight.


We targeted a Zionist troop carrier with an Al-Yassin 105 shell, south of the Al-Shifa complex in Gaza City.

We targeted 3 Zionist tanks and killed or wounded a number of occupation soldiers south of the Shifa complex.

Our battalions targeted enemy soldiers and vehicles penetrating the vicinity of the Shifa complex with mortar shells.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE: The positions are “very different” in the ongoing prisoner negotiations through mediators in Doha, accusing Israel of deliberately “obstructing and blowing them up.”

Saturday, March 23, 9:15 pm (GMT+2)

ABU OBEIDA: We announce the death of the Zionist prisoner, Begev Buchhataf (34 years old), as a result of a lack of medicine and food.

EURO-MED MONITOR: The occupation uses civilians as human shields in Al-Shifa Complex.

Saturday, March 23, 6:45 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA (citing informed sources):

The Israeli response offered a limited return of 2,000 displaced people daily to the northern Gaza Strip two weeks after the start of implementation.

It maintained the framework of the agreement in 3 stages.

Israel’s response, which was presented to the mediators, rejected the cessation of the war, the withdrawal of its forces, and the return of the displaced without conditions.

Israel’s response included the right to deport the life-sentenced prisoners who would be released according to the deal out of Palestine.

UNRWA: Israel prevented an aid convoy from reaching northern Gaza.

KAN: Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant will begin a visit to Washington tomorrow, during which he will meet with senior officials.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: 19 Palestinians were martyred and 23 others were injured in Israeli targeting of those who were waiting for aid at the Kuwait Square, southeast of Gaza City.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army bombed southern Lebanon.

Saturday, March 23, 6:45 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAEL’S FM: Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz described the United Nations as an “anti-Israel organization,” and said on the X platform, “Under (Guterres’) leadership, the United Nations has become an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel organization that harbors and encourages terrorism.”

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Two people were killed and several wounded in an Israeli occupation bombing that targeted a number of Palestinians in the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI ARMY: We will end our operation in Al-Shifa Hospital only after arresting the last of the “saboteurs”, dead or alive.

Saturday, March 23, 5:00 pm (GMT+2)

WASHINGTON POST: Democratic lawmakers believe that withdrawing 30% of funding from UNRWA’s budget would be disastrous for the residents of Gaza.

US SENATOR (to Al-Monitor): Israel continues to arbitrarily restrict aid. Israel’s restrictions on aid are inconsistent with Washington’s policy.

‘Moral Outrage’ – UN Chief Guterres Visits Rafah Border as Israel Vows to Attack

JERUSALEM POST: A major attack was foiled after the arrest of two people who crossed the Jordanian-Israeli border yesterday

Saturday, March 23, 3:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombarded Israeli forces with mortar shells during their incursion into the vicinity of Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.

GUTERRES: It is time for a humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived on Saturday in the Egyptian city of Al-Arish, adjacent to the Gaza Strip, where he inspected wounded Palestinians in the city’s hospital.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our fighters killed and wounded a number of Israeli occupation soldiers after they were targeted by a shell while they were holed up inside a building in the vicinity of the Shifa Complex.

UNRWA COMMISSIONER-GENERAL: Today, Israel prevented a food aid convoy from arriving in northern Gaza. Residents in northern Gaza are living on the brink of famine.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 32,142 Palestinians have been killed, and 74,412 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our fighters targeted an Israeli military vehicle with a Yassin 105 shell in the vicinity of Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Five Palestinians trapped in the Al-Shifa Medical Complex died due to the Israeli siege.

Saturday, March 23, 1:45 pm (GMT+2)

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The occupation is committing a massacre at Al-Shifa Medical Complex.

‘Torture, Investigation, Execution’: Israel Threatens to Destroy Al-Shifa Hospital with People Inside

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: An Israeli raid targeted a building west of the Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The number of journalist martyrs had risen to 136 journalists since the start of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip on October 7.

Saturday, March 23, 12:30 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in the Galilee area in northern Israel.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A number of Palestinians were killed and wounded in an Israeli bombing that targeted Palestinians waiting for aid at the Kuwait Roundabout in Gaza City.

Saturday, March 23, 11:30 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: One person was killed, and another seriously injured in an Israeli artillery shelling east of the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli tanks and military vehicles penetrated from the east of the Palestinian Mills Company between the cities of Khan Yunis and Deir al-Balah, reaching the Mawasi al-Qarara area.

Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

CHANNEL 12: About 6 months of fighting caused serious damage to the military capabilities of Hamas, but the goal of destroying it is still far away.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Two people were killed and a number of others were injured in an Israeli bombing east of Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

CHANNEL 12: The Israeli army orders thousands of regular soldiers to serve for an additional 4 months.

Saturday, March 23, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: We hold the international community responsible for the crime of the Shifa Complex.

Saturday, March 23, 09:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli forces are firing heavy shells and bullets in the northwestern regions of Khan Yunis Governorate.

UNICEF: What is happening in Gaza as a war on children, stressing that the Strip is no longer a suitable place for children at the present time.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: There were casualties as a result of an Israeli bombing of the Al-Baraka area in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: A violent Israeli artillery shelling targeted the Al-Mawasi area, west of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Saturday, March 23, 07:30 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI RADIO: Israeli War Council had granted additional powers to the Israeli negotiating delegation in Doha.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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1 Comment

  1. NO,NO,NO, the INVADER /OCCUPIER has no RIGHT to ask for, nor DICTATE TERMS of SURRENDER.A GUN must be put to their Zionist HEADS and then TOLD to SURRENDER or DIE-PERIOD,end of discussion UNLESS they can bring back to life all the Women and Children they MURDERED

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