LIVE BLOG: Israeli War on Gaza Continues, Raids on West Bank

A little girl stands in front of the ruins of her house, destroyed by an Israeli raid on besieged Gaza. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

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Many Palestinians have been killed and many others wounded as a result of a massive Israeli military attack starting early on Tuesday. 

Saturday, May 12, 9:43 pm (GMT +3)

Tens of thousands of Palestinians are celebrating what they see as a victory for Palestinian Resistance, not only in the Gaza Strip, but also in Jenin and other towns and refugee camps in the West Bank.

Saturday, May 12, 9:43 pm (GMT +3)

Fifteen minutes before the official start of the ceasefire, long-range Palestinian rockets have reportedly been fired from Gaza and sirens have been sounding in the Tel Aviv area.

Saturday, May 12, 9:05 pm (GMT +3)

Palestine Chronicle Correspondent: A ceasefire has been reached between the Palestinian resistance group, the Islamic Jihad and Israel through Egyptian mediation. The ceasefire is scheduled to start 10 PM Palestine.

Saturday, May 12, 8:25 pm (GMT +3)

Palestine Chronicle Correspondent: The Islamic Jihad has agreed to the draft ceasefire agreement, mediated by Egypt which calls for an end to the killing of civilians and the bombing of civilian homes. Israel is yet to provide an answer.

Palestine Chronicle Correspondent: Dozens of internationals leave Gaza as a result of the Israeli violence at the Gaza Strip.

Palestine Chronicle Correspondent: 10 families lost their homes in Jabaliya, north of Gaza including a house dedicated to kids with special needs as a result of Israeli attacks today.

Islamic Jihad: We have targeted an Israeli military camp on Friday and hit it with precision.

Palestine Chronicle Correspondent: Several homes destroyed in the town of Beit Hanoun as a result of Israeli bombing.

Saturday, May 12, 2 pm (GMT +3)

BREAKING | Israeli warplanes destroy a house in Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.

Saturday, May 12, 1:15 pm (GMT +3)

Israeli radio, quoting military sources: Islamic Jihad fired, for the first time, anti-aircraft missiles.

Saturday, May 12, 1:00 pm (GMT +3)

The Palestinian Resistance fire a new volley of rockets toward Israel.

Saturday, May 12, 10:00 am (GMT +3)

Governmental media office in Gaza: 15 housing units were completely destroyed, 940 housing units were damaged, of which 49 are now unhabitable.

Saturday, May 12, 10:00 am (GMT +3)

Two Palestinians were killed in the Israeli army raid of the Balata refugee camp, in Nablus. Three others were injured to the neck, abdomen, and thigh.

Saturday, May 12, 8:15 am (GMT +3)

Israeli warplanes carry out raids in northern Gaza.

Saturday, May 12, 5:15 am (GMT +3)

Israeli media: Sirens sounded in Ashkelon and other Israeli areas close to the fence separating besieged Gaza from Israel.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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