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The majority of Palestinians killed by Israel in Gaza are women and children. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

The World Food Program has announced that famine has arrived in southern Gaza, while the World Health Organization warned against a possible ‘bloodbath’ in Rafah.

On the resistance front, Hezbollah continued to strike gatherings of Israeli soldiers while Palestinian Resistance in Gaza continued to shell the Netzarim axis, separating northern from central Gaza.

Meanwhile, Israeli massacres throughout the Strip continued for the 211th day.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 34,654 Palestinians have been killed, and 77,908 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

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Sunday, May 5, 01:00 am (GMT+2)

BEN-GVIR: I hope that Netanyahu will fulfill the commitments he made with me.

ISRAELI MINISTER MIRI REGEV: The Americans will not give us a date for the end of the war.

Sunday, May 5, 12:00 am (GMT+2)

US MEDIA: American police break up a sit-in by students at the University of Virginia.

Saturday, May 4, 11:00 pm (GMT+2)

KAN: A war council meeting will be held tomorrow afternoon, Sunday.

TOP HAMAS OFFICIAL (to Al-Jazeera): Netanyahu is personally obstructing reaching an agreement for personal reasons.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: An Israeli raid targeted agricultural land near the Palestinian-Egyptian border, south of Rafah.

Saturday, May 4, 10:00 pm (GMT+2)

KAN: Washington is pressuring Israel to send a delegation to Cairo.

SMOTRICH (in a letter to Netanyahu): Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich said that concluding a surrender deal that would end the war would be a disaster, and the Rafah process should begin now.

Saturday, May 4, 9:00 pm (GMT+2)

FAMILIES OF PRISONERS: Netanyahu is again obstructing reaching a deal.

AMOS YADLIN to Channel 12: Netanyahu is a hostage in the hands of Smotrich and Ben Gvir.

LAPID: Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to send a negotiating delegation to Cairo on Saturday.

IRANIAN FM: A ceasefire must be reached on and the siege lifted and that Israel must withdraw from all parts of the Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Thousands of Israelis are demonstrating in Tel Aviv to demand an immediate exchange deal and the overthrow of Benjamin Netanyahu’s government.

ISRAELI ARMY: We bombed a Hezbollah military building in Tair Harfa, southern Lebanon.

Saturday, May 4, 7:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: An Israeli raid occurred on a house north of the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 4, 6:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: There were casualties in the occupation forces’ bombing of a mosque in the town of Al-Fokhari, east of Khan Yunis.

Saturday, May 4, 5:00 pm (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the spy equipment at the Monk site with appropriate weapons and achieved a direct hit.

GANTZ: An official response to the proposed deal has not yet been received, and the War Council will discuss the response once it arrives.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation forces bombed a mosque in the town of Al-Fokhari, east of Khan Yunis.

UNRWA: Gaza’s children are suffering devastating levels of stress.

AL-JAZEERA: Four missiles were fired towards the Israeli radar site in the occupied Shebaa Farms in southern Lebanon.

Saturday, May 4, 4:00 pm (GMT+2)

KAN: Israel will not send a delegation to Cairo to continue negotiations.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted with mortar shells an Israeli military barracks in the Netzarim axis, which the resistance factions have intensified their targeting in recent days.

AL-JAZEERA: A number of Palestinians were injured in an Israeli bombing that targeted a mosque in the Khan Yunis refugee camp, south of the Gaza Strip.

Saturday, May 4, 3:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: The body of a headless martyr was recovered from the house that was besieged by the occupation in Tulkarm.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: The Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip called on the International Criminal Court and the United Nations to investigate the torture and assassination of Dr. Adnan Al-Barsh, who died under torture.

AL-JAZEERA: 15 Palestinians were killed as a result of Israeli raids that targeted homes in various areas of the Gaza Strip since dawn today.

REUTERS: Qatar may close Hamas’ office as part of a review of its mediation in the war.

CHANNEL 12: Families of detainees demonstrate in Tel Aviv in the evening to demand a deal.

Saturday, May 4, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: An Israeli raid targeted agricultural land in the town of Al-Shouka, east of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid took place on the outskirts of the town of Tayr Harfa in southern Lebanon after relatively quiet hours this morning, without continuous or intense bombardment from both sides.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Two children were killed in an Israeli drone bombing the Al-Sabra neighborhood, south of Gaza City, in the central Strip.

Saturday, May 4, 1:15 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli media confirmed that a number of wounded soldiers were evacuated using 5 helicopters from the Gaza Strip to various hospitals, without adding information about how the soldiers were injured.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli drone targeted a car in the town of Bint Jbeil, south of Lebanon, with no reports yet of injuries.

AL-JAZEERA: Palestinian doctor Ghassan Abu Sitta said that the Charles de Gaulle Airport authorities prevented him from entering France, where he was supposed to speak in the Senate, under the pretext that Germany imposed a full-year ban on him from entering Europe.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: Israel will not agree to end the war, and the army will enter Rafah whether the truce takes place or not.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 34,654 Palestinians have been killed, and 77,908 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

Saturday, May 4, 12:00 pm (GMT+2)

EU: We are committed to protecting the independence of the International Criminal Court and threats are unacceptable.

Stop Threatening Us – ICC Prosecutor Calls for End to Intimidation of Staff, Officials

LEBANESE NEWS AGENCY: Israeli artillery targeted Jabal Balat opposite the town of Ramia in southern Lebanon with a number of shells, and also bombed the outskirts of the towns of Naqoura and Alma Shaab.

NYT: Counter-protesters violently attack pro-Palestine supporters at UCLA.

Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted Israeli army soldiers at dawn today as they were moving inside the Bayad Blida site with artillery shells, with no reports yet of Israeli bombing in southern Lebanon.

Saturday, May 4, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

WHO: The possible Israeli attack on the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip may lead to a “bloodbath” and weaken the already damaged health system in the war-ravaged Strip.

WFP: Famine is heading towards the southern Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: There were casualties in an Israeli bombing that targeted the Al-Faraheen area, east of the city of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, after targeting the Al-Geneina neighborhood in the city of Rafah.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESIDENT: The anti-war protest “cannot continue,” even though the university considers itself “a model of freedom of expression.”

Saturday, May 4, 09:00 am (GMT+2)

SANDERS to US students: You are on the right side of history.

HAMAS: Our delegation will head today to Cairo, to complete indirect discussions with Israel regarding a prisoner exchange deal and a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

UNRWA: Israel continues to target women in the Gaza Strip, and this is a “war on women.”

Saturday, May 4, 08:00 am (GMT+2)

DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS (to Biden): There is evidence that Israel is violating American law.

Saturday, May 4, 07:00 am (GMT+2)

BLINKEN (to AFP): We are waiting for Hamas to agree to a ceasefire and the release of the hostages. The only obstacle between the people of Gaza and the ceasefire is Hamas.

Saturday, May 4, 06:00 am (GMT+2)

NBC: The University of Vermont cancels a speech by the American delegate to the United Nations in response to the demands of the protesting students” against the Israeli aggression on Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: Algeria calls for a closed consultation session of the Security Council on Tuesday to discuss mass graves in Gaza.

Saturday, May 4, 05:00 am (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli vehicles were firing in the southern area of ​​the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli artillery shelling targeted the vicinity of the Gaza Valley, north of the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli occupation snipers fired bullets at Palestinian citizens in the town of Deir Al-Ghusoun, north of Tulkarm.

Saturday, May 4, 03:00 am (GMT+2)

TOP HBAMAS OFFICIAL (to Al-Jazeera): Hamas leader Mahmoud Mardawi told Al Jazeera that the occupation is trying to prevent the West Bank from playing a role in alleviating the genocide in Gaza.

Saturday, May 4, 01:00 am (GMT+2)

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: The Gaza Civil Defense announced the recovery of the bodies of seven martyrs from various areas in the city of Khan Yunis.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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  1. Hello. I’m God. Currently kind of hostage in Ontario, Ca. I demanded there be an immediate ceasefire.

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