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Gaza reels under new massacres carried out by the Israeli army. (Photo: via Eyes on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

New massacres were committed by the Israeli army throughout the Gaza Strip. Al-Aqsa Hospital alone has reported that it received scores of Palestinians killed overnight in the town of Deir Balah, in central Gaza.

Meanwhile, Israel admitted to the killing of four new soldiers in the fierce fighting, reported in Khan Yunis, Jabaliya, and other regions. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 18,205 Palestinians have been killed and 49,645 in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7. Palestinian and international estimates say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.

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Tuesday, December 12, 03:10 am (GMT+3)

WHITE HOUSE (A Statement by Joe Biden):

We will continue to provide military support to Israel until it gets rid of the Hamas.

We managed to get out more than 100 hostages and we will not stop until we get everyone back.

I spent long hours with Qataris, Egyptians and Israelis to ensure the freedom of the hostages.

Israel must be careful because world public opinion can change overnight.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: The Israeli occupation army artillery shelled the town of Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip and the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in a call with Israeli War Council Secretary Benny Gantz, called for positive steps to calm tensions in the West Bank.

Israel’s US-Supplied 2,000-pound Bunker-Busting Bombs Are Annihilating Gaza

Tuesday, December 12, 00:30 am (GMT+3)


Director of Al-Awda Hospital Ahmed Muhanna appealed to relief organizations and international bodies to urgently intervene to evacuate patients and hospital staff safely.

The hospital is located in the Jabaliya area and has been under Israeli military siege for six days, without food, water or medicine.

UN: UN Rapporteur on the Right to Food Michael Faqhri told Al-Jazeera that 2.3 million in Gaza are facing hunger and that what is happening in the Strip is considered genocide.

HAMAS: Senior Hamas official Osama Hamdan said there will be no talks of any future prisoner exchange deals until the Israeli aggression on Gaza comes to a stop.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: More than 200 Palestinians were killed in the Gaza Strip in the last 24 hours.

AL-JAZEERA: Two Palestinians killed, others wounded, in an Israeli raid on a house in Rafah, where displaced Palestinians had taken shelter.

Monday, December 11, 11:10 pm (GMT+3)

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Violent artillery shelling east of Nuseirat camp near Salah al-Din Street and the vicinity of the Electricity Company and al-Dawa neighborhood.

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Occupation aircraft launch raids on various areas of the clashes in Khan Yunis.

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Two dead and one injured, as the occupation targeted a house for the Al-Khatib family on Al-Madrasa Street in the Al-Amal neighborhood area, west of Khan Yunis.

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Renewed shelling by occupation boats in the sea of the Central Governorate in the central Gaza Strip.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The Government Information Office in Gaza published a list of the names of 86 male and female journalists who were killed since the beginning of the Israeli war on the Strip.

BRITISH DEPUTY PM: There must be an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: Seven people were killed as a result of an Israeli raid that targeted a house in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

Monday, December 11, 9:40 pm (GMT+3)

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded in an Israeli bombing targeting the house of the Al-Arqan family near the Tawbah Mosque in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.


Israeli artillery shelling on the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Artillery shelling and gunboats have been continuing for hours to strike west of Nuseirat in the central Gaza Strip.

REUTERS (quoting REUTERS): Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant was quoted as saying that Israel is open to reaching an agreement with Lebanese Hezbollah if it includes a safe zone on the border and guarantees.

AL-JAZEERA: Clashes are taking place between Palestinian resistance factions and the occupation forces in the Al-Katiba area in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted an Israeli force inside a house in the Metulla settlement with missiles, achieving casualties.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: There is no solution other than establishing a Palestinian state.

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Applications for a license to carry weapons have increased by 600% in Israel since the October 7 attack.

Monday, December 11, 8:00 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We killed two Israeli soldiers belonging to an infantry force in Shejaiya from a zero distance.

ISRAELI SOURCE: Conditions are ripe for agreements regarding a new prisoner exchange deal.

KING OF JORDAN: There will be no solution to the Palestinian issue at Jordan’s expense.

AL-JAZEERA: Missiles were fired from southern Lebanon towards the Israeli settlement of Metulla.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: Epidemics and infectious diseases threaten hundreds of thousands of displaced people.

ISRAELI SOROKA HOSPITAL: The Israeli Soroka Hospital in Beersheba announced that it received 27 wounded Israeli soldiers – 5 of whom were in critical condition – in 24 hours.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli gunboats bombard the coast of Deir al-Balah.

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Israeli aircraft launch raids on the Ma’an area and the town of Bani Suhaila, east of Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid on a house in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip left killed and wounded.


There were casualties as a result of an Israeli bombing on a house in the Al-Shaboura area in Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

The situation in the hospital is very difficult, and Israeli drones bomb anyone leaving or entering the hospital.

The occupation prevents ambulances from reaching the wounded and they bleed to death.

Three children lost their lives due to the lack of oxygen over the past few days.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli officials issued a warning to Hezbollah that it must withdraw its forces from the Lebanese border to prevent war.

EU FOREIGN POLICY CHIEF BORRELL: The destruction in Gaza is greater than what happened to German cities in World War II

Monday, December 11, 7:00 pm (GMT+3)

WHITE HOUSE: We still refuse to support a general ceasefire in Gaza but we support humanitarian pauses.

PENTAGON: The US base in Al-Shaddadi in Syria was attacked and “we continue to collect data”.

WHITE HOUSE: We are concerned about reports of Israel’s use of white phosphorus.

AL-JAZEERA: Yemeni Armed Forces (Ansarallah) forced another ship heading to Israel not to cross the Red Sea.

US MEDIA: Congressional Police arrested a number of demonstrators demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

Monday, December 11, 6:15 pm (GMT+3)

GALLANT: The success of our war in Gaza will affect our situation in the West Bank.

AL-JAZEERA: Several Palestinians were killed and others wounded in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation forces are besieging Kamal Adwan Hospital in northern Gaza, while the hospital director confirmed that the situation in the hospital is very difficult amid the continued Israeli siege.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 18,205 Palestinians have been killed and 49,645 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7. Palestinian and international estimates say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.

NETANYAHU: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel will be “solely responsible for security in Gaza after the war, and alone responsible for disarming Gaza.”

AL-JAZEERA: The Palestinian resistance is launching a new batch of missiles towards Israeli sites.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted crowds of occupation soldiers stationed inside a field command headquarters in the Al-Zinna area, east of Khan Yunis, with mortar shells.

Monday, December 11, 5:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We targeted an American base in Al-Shaddadi, south of Al-Hasakah, northeastern Syria, with a missile salvo.

AL-JAZEERA: Intense Israeli artillery shelling targeted the eastern areas of the Gaza Strip, noting that a huge explosion shook the Juhr al-Dik area, southeast of the Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: Father of Palestinian journalist Anas al-Sharif was killed in an Israeli airstrike that targeted his home in Jabaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip. The journalist had received threats from Israeli occupation officers to stop his coverage of the Israeli war on Gaza.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Baranit barracks with artillery shells, noting that it also targeted the Al-Raheb site with Burkan missiles and the Hadab Al-Bustan site with appropriate weapons and achieved “direct hits.”

LEBANESE CIVIL DEFENSE: An 80-year-old citizen was killed in an Israeli bombing of the town of Taybeh, in southern Lebanon.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli interceptor missiles exploded in the airspace of towns in southern Lebanon.

OMAN’S FM: Generations will look at the world’s “betrayal” of Gaza with disgust.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted the Nir Ishaq settlement with a 114 mm short-range “Rajum” missile system.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We confirm the killing and wounding of members of an Israeli military vehicle.

Monday, December 11, 3:20 pm (GMT+3)

ANAS AL-SHARIF: A new crime was committed by the occupation: men were taken out of one of the schools west of the Jabaliya camp and used as human shields in front of the infiltrating vehicles.

AL-JAZEERA: An explosion was heard in Ashdod without any sirens sounding.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli sites of Al-Raheb and Pranit, off the central sector of southern Lebanon, were targeted.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We renewed our bombardment of Tel Aviv with a missile salvo in response to the Zionist massacres against civilians.

RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT: Humanitarian efforts have failed to deliver what Gaza needs

WASHINGTON POST: Israel used white phosphorus munitions supplied by Washington in an attack on the town of Dhahira in southern Lebanon.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Resistance fighters fired heavily towards the Merav settlement, which was established on the lands of the village of Jalboun, east of Jenin in the West Bank.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed occupation crowds in the Juhr al-Dik area and the Netzarim Taqadim axis with heavy-caliber mortar shells.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our members were able to target a special Israeli force that had barricaded itself in a building in the Beit Lahia project in the northern Gaza Strip, noting that it left members of that force “between dead and wounded.”

Monday, December 11, 2:00 pm (GMT+3)

QASSAM BRIGADES: Our members targeted Israeli army crowds penetrating the station area in the city of Khan Yunis with mortar shells.

ANADOLU AGENCY: The Israeli army has dropped logistical supplies from the air for its soldiers in Khan Yunis in the first operation of its kind since the 2006 Lebanon War.

ISRAELI ARMY: Five of the soldiers killed today fell in an ambush near a tunnel opening in Khan Yunis.

HRW: The director of Human Rights Watch in Israel and Palestine told Al Jazeera that Tel Aviv has escaped punishment for decades. He explained that there are paths to hold Israel accountable, including the International Criminal Court.

Monday, December 11, 1:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army said that three more soldiers were killed and a fourth was seriously injured in battles in the Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombed Tel Aviv with a missile barrage in response to the Israeli massacres against civilians.

FRANCE: French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna said that Paris is considering imposing national sanctions on parties involved in illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

KAN: The Israeli army is examining a proposal for the post-war period in Gaza, whereby it would incur from time to time to carry out specific incursions into areas of the Gaza Strip, similar to its operations in the West Bank.

Monday, December 11, 12:00 pm (GMT+3)

PPC: Israeli occupation forces have arrested about 30 Palestinians since yesterday.

AL-JAZEERA: European countries, including Italy, France, and Germany, call for imposing sanctions on Hamas and its supporters

AL-JAZEERA: Clashes and violent Israeli bombing in areas were reported east of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

Monday, December 11, 11:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Eight missiles were fired towards the Israeli sites of Ramtha and Al-Samaqa in the occupied Kfar Shuba hills in southern Lebanon.

AL-QASSAM: Our members targeted Israeli army crowds penetrating the Al-Mahatta area in the city of Khan Yunis with mortar shells.

IRANIAN FM: Washington’s use of its veto power in the Security Council against a draft resolution for a ceasefire in Gaza is unacceptable. The American administration has proven that it stands in the face of the international community and is not a party to resolving this crisis.

Monday, December 11, 10:00 am (GMT+3)

HEZBOLLAH: The Lebanese Hezbollah announced the killing of two of its members in the ongoing battles with the Israeli army on the Lebanese border.

EU FOREIGN POLICY CHIEF BORRELL: The bombing of Gaza continues with unusual intensity, and thousands of Palestinians are being pushed to the border with Egypt.

Monday, December 11, 9:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA (citing medical source): 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli airstrikes at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir Al-Balah since yesterday.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in Sderot and Kibbutz Nir Am in the Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli artillery bombardment targeted the vicinity of the towns of Naqoura, Zibqin, Yarin, Marwahin, and Al-Jebin in southern Lebanon.

Monday, December 11, 8:00 am (GMT+3)

ISREALI ARMY: the Israeli army reported that it intercepted 8 missiles launched from Lebanon towards the Western Galilee region, and that two missiles landed in an uninhabited area.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation forces are withdrawing from the city of Ramallah and Al-Bireh and from the town of Beitunia.

AL-JAZEERA: Several Palestinians were killed and wounded in an Israeli bombing of a house in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Monday, December 11, 7:05 am (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY: Two officers and two soldiers killed in Gaza battles.

Monday, December 11, 6:30 am (GMT+3)

KAN: Israel’s Broadcasting Corporation (KAN) said the Israeli cabinet meeting ended without a vote on transferring funds to the Palestinian Authority.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes and artillery continue their intensive bombardment of different areas in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. Earlier, Al-Jazeera’s correspondent Wael al-Dahud said that the eastern areas of Khan Yunis are witnessing violent clashes between the Palestinian Resistance and the Israeli occupation forces.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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