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The genocidal war continued, with scores of Palestinians killed across Gaza. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

The US military struck Yemeni targets again, hoping that Ansarallah would end its tactics in the Red Sea. The group, however, vowed to carry on until Israel ends its genocide in Gaza. 

The genocidal war continued, with scores of Palestinians killed in Rafah, Khan Younis, and other regions throughout the Gaza Strip. 

Palestinians Resistance too continued to score direct hits against invading Israeli forces, especially in central Gaza. 

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 24,448 Palestinians have been killed, and 61,504 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.

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Friday, January 18, 06:30 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: Death of a soldier from wounds sustained three days ago during battles in the southern Gaza Strip. Three other soldiers were seriously wounded in battles that took place two days ago in the southern Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Former Chief of Staff and member of Israel’s War Council Gadi Eisenkot said that the Israeli prime minister clearly bears responsibility for the October 7 attack. Eisenkot said he knew for sure Netanyahu was responsible, noting that it was “not necessary to declare that you are responsible if you are responsible.”

GAZA GOVERNMENT OFFICE: The death toll in the Gaza Strip has risen to 119 since the Israeli offensive began on October 7. The latest journalist to be killed in the Israeli war is Wael Abu Fannouna, director general of Al-Quds Al-Youm satellite channel.

‘Gaza Must be Occupied, Palestinians Forced to Migrate’ – Ben-Gvir

Friday, January 18, 01:30 am (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Several Palestinians have been killed and wounded in an Israeli attack targeting a house west of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

FORMER ISRAELI PM EHUD BARAK said that Hamas is not defeated and the possibility of returning the ‘hostages’ is receding despite the army’s alleged gains.

The Girl with the Red Pajamas: Children Finding Water in Gaza (PHOTOS)

Friday, January 18, 12:30 am (GMT+2)

ANSARALLAH MILITARY SPOKESMAN: The response to the American and British attacks is coming.

US STATE DEPARTMENT: “There is no way” to end Israel’s security challenges without a Palestinian state.

EISENKOT: The captives cannot be returned alive without an agreement.

US SENATOR MURPHY: Netanyahu’s position on establishing a Palestinian state may affect US aid.

Thursday, January 18, 11:00 pm (GMT+2)

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We targeted a US base near Erbil Airport with a drone.

US OFFICIAL (to Al-Jazeera): “We are following a security incident related to an attack on a ship from areas controlled by the Houthis in Yemen.”

EU Joins US in ‘Freezing Hamas Funds’ – What It Means

BERNIE SANDERS: The United States is complicit in the nightmare experienced by the Palestinian people.

NBC (quoting US, Israeli, Arab officials): A new deal to release Israeli captives held by Hamas may take shape, but no agreement is imminent yet. Israel rejects a ceasefire in exchange for the release of all prisoners if Hamas remains in power.

YEMENI MILITARY SOURCE: We targeted an American ship near Mukalla.

BRITISH AUTHORITY: The British Maritime Trade Operations Authority said it received a report of an incident 85 miles southeast of the Yemeni city of Al-Shihr.

Israeli Forces Destroy Main Buildings of Al-Israa University in Gaza – VIDEO

KAN: Qatar promised that the medicines would reach the captives in Gaza this evening.

PENTAGON: We do not seek war with the Houthis.

CHANNEL 12: Mothers of Israeli detainees in Gaza are blocking a road in Tel Aviv and demanding a new deal.

Thursday, January 18, 9:15 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: the Israeli occupation army launched raids and artillery shelling on Jabaliya camp, north of Gaza.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: bombed the Kissufim military site with a batch of rockets.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Three missiles launched from Syria fell in uninhabited areas of the Golan, and indicated that the Israeli army bombed their launch sources.

ANSARALLAH SPOKESMAN: The aggression will not prevent us from continuing to support Gaza.

Mexico Joins Chile in Referring Israel to the ICC – BREAKING

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Israel has the right to carry out counter-terrorism operations in the West Bank.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded south of the Syrian Golan Heights.

CHANNEL 13: Prominent officials in the Biden administration rebuked the Israelis, due to the continuing high number of civilian deaths.

BEILINSON HOSPITAL (Tel Aviv): The hospital said that it received six Israeli soldiers today who were wounded in the battles in the Gaza Strip.

MEXICAN FM: Mexico and Chile refer the situation in Palestine to the International Criminal Court.

Thursday, January 18, 8:00 pm (GMT+2)

WHITE HOUSE: We do not want Iran to possess nuclear weapons.

AP: Netanyahu informed the United States of his opposition to the establishment of a Palestinian state within the framework of any post-war arrangements.

US OFFICIAL (to Al-Jazeera): US forces launched new strikes on Ansarallah sites in Yemen, and added that the strikes destroyed two anti-ship missiles.

AL-JAZEERA: The bodies of 12 Palestinians arrived during the day at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza as a result of the Israeli bombing.


We found the bodies of 21 Israeli captives in Khan Yunis, and transferred them to Israel last night.

We will eliminate the evil of Hamas, and our soldiers killed dozens of fighters in Khan Yunis during the past hours.

We passed a huge budget to achieve the war goals, and victory will take months.

Under my leadership, Israel will not give up on achieving victory over Hamas, and that cannot be doubted.

Stopping the war before achieving our goals will harm Israel for generations to come.

No truck is allowed to enter Gaza without examination and inspection.

Thursday, January 18, 7:00 pm (GMT+2)

SPEAKER OF IRISH PARLIAMENT: We are extremely horrified by the current situation in the Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: A strong explosion was heard on the outskirts of Erbil International Airport, in addition to hearing sirens at the American consulate in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

QATARI FM: It is difficult to confirm the arrival of medicines to Israeli hostages in Gaza.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We carried out more operations in the Jabaliya, Khan Yunis, and Al-Tuffah neighborhoods.

Thursday, January 18, 6:30 pm (GMT+2)

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli special force holed up in a residential building with a TBG shell, killing and wounding its members east of Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip.

GALLANT: We must prepare for the deterioration of the security situation in the north, and we may impose a military solution for the population to return to their homes. There is no complete solution to the pockets of resistance in Gaza.

US SENATOR: Democratic US Senator Van Hollen said that we need a truce in Gaza because the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has shown its inability to reduce the high number of civilian deaths in the Strip.

IRANIAN NAVY: The destroyer “Alborz” in the Red Sea to escort our commercial ships and oil tankers.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We blew up an Israeli troop carrier with an “Al-Yassin 105” shell and targeted a Merkava tank with a second shell near the Eastern Cemetery, east of Jabaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip.

NETBLOCKS OBSERVATORY: Gaza has entered its seventh day without communications, with the network outage exceeding 144 hours.

Thursday, January 18, 5:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: 19 Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli bombing on Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip since dawn today.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Al-Malikiyah border site with appropriate weapons.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted a Zionist troop carrier east of the Al-Tuffah neighborhood.

Thursday, January 18, 4:00 pm (GMT+2)

UNICEF: Gaza is the most dangerous place for children in the world, and the situation has gone from catastrophic to almost collapsed.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 24,620 Palestinians have been killed, and 61,830 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

HAMAS: The occupation destroyed more than 390 schools and universities in 100 days.

ANSARALLAH LEADER ABDUL MALIK AL HOUTHI: We will continue to support the Palestinian people and target ships.

Thursday, January 18, 3:00 pm (GMT+2)

EU PARLIAMENT: The European Parliament voted on Thursday on a resolution to cease fire in Gaza and accelerate the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Strip.

UNRWA: The population of Rafah has almost quadrupled to reach more than 1.2 million people.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our members blew up a house and targeted a foot Zionist force of 30 soldiers in Bani Suhaila, east of Khan Yunis.

Thursday, January 18, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

QNN: Wael Fannouneh, manager of Al-Quds Today TV, was killed on Thursday in an Israeli bombing in Gaza City.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in the city of Eilat on the Red Sea, and Israeli Radio confirmed that the air defense system intercepted an “aircraft object” in the sky of Eilat.

ISRAELI ARMY: 28 soldiers were injured in the Gaza battles.

Thursday, January 18, 12:30 pm (GMT+2)

TURKISH FM: The genocide must be stopped and the Palestinians have the right to establish their state.

IRANIAN FM: London and Washington must “stop their support for Zionist crimes against the Palestinians.”

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli bombing targeted the Abasan area, east of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, killing two people and causing a number of injuries.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: Anger among Israeli soldiers after the grant allocated to them was reduced.

HAARETZ: Hamas has begun reorganizing its brigades in the northern Gaza Strip and appointing new leaders.

WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL (to Politico): The Biden administration is pressuring Israel to restore communications to Gaza.

LAVROV: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he will address the UN Security Council next week on proposals for “collective efforts” to resolve the current crisis in the Middle East.

Thursday, January 18, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

GIDEON SAAR: Stopping the war is a surrender to Hamas, “and this is the greatest strategic damage.”

REUTERS: AN Indian ship in the Gulf of Aden responded to a distress call from a ship flying the flag of the Marshall Islands, which was attacked by a drone.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Clashes between the resistance and the occupation forces east of Jabaliya.

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Thursday, January 18, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli artillery shelling targeted the vicinity of the towns of Blida and Aitaroun in southern Lebanon.

Thursday, January 18, 09:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Two Israeli drone strikes targeted the town of Kawkaba and its surroundings in the eastern sector of southern Lebanon.

BEN-GVIR: Israeli Minister of National Security Itamar Ben Gvir said that the vision for the day after the war in Gaza “must be to continue controlling the Strip, encouraging voluntary migration, and killing Yahya Sinwar”.

Thursday, January 18, 07:30 am (GMT+2)

STATEMENT: The Ansarallah Houthi group confirmed following a US bombing of several sites in Yemen the continuation of its operations in the Red Sea, according to the group’s Al-Masirah channel.

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1 Comment

  1. As an American citizen by birth, i object to what my, so-called, government is doing. Yemen, Lebanon, and to the outer extent, Iran are protecting Palestine while America, Britain, Germany, France are helping destroy Gaza.

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