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Almost 2 million people are displaced in Gaza. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Defeating the Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas is not possible now, according to army officers cited in Israeli media.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei reiterated that Israel will be punished for its attack on the Iranian consulate in Damascus. 

US President Joe Biden upped his criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s war on Gaza. “I think what he’s doing is a mistake,” he said in an interview.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 33,482 Palestinians have been killed, and 76,049 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

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Thursday, April 11, 03:00 am (GMT+2)

US STATE DEPARTMENT: In a call with Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, Blinken reiterated US support for Israel’s security. The secretary made it clear that the United States will stand by Israel against any threats from Iran and its ‘proxies.’

Thursday, April 11, 02:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-AQSA TV: Civilians were injured in an Israeli raid tonight that targeted a house in Gaza City. Also, a new raid targeted the Nuseirat refugee camp, noting that Israeli warplanes carried out fire belts attacks in the central Gaza Strip.

Thursday, April 11, 01:00 am (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli warplanes targeted a number of houses in the Al-Amour area, east of Al-Fukhari in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. Previous airstrikes targeted areas east of Khan Yunis and Rafah.

Thursday, April 11, 12:00 am (GMT+2)

ISRAEL’S CHANNEL 12: Netanyahu has not fulfilled his promise to Biden to open the port of Ashdod to provide urgent aid to Gaza.

Wednesday, April 10, 11:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli raids targeted areas east of the cities of Khan Yunis and Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

AXIOS (quoting Israeli officials): The commander of the US Central Command may visit Israel on Thursday to coordinate a possible Iranian attack.

ISRAELI OPPOSITION LEADER: The government must bear responsibility and resign.

NBC (quoting source in Biden’s campaign): The war in Gaza is different from other traditional foreign issues. He did not rule out that it would cause harm to the campaign, especially with the close competition with Republican candidate Donald Trump.

DIRECTOR OF GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: 125 dead arrived in hospitals during the past 24 hours.

NYT: Israel did not operate the Erez crossing and the port of Ashdod to bring aid into Gaza.

Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 pm (GMT+2)

US OFFICIAL to Al-Jazeera: We will contribute to defending Israel if it is attacked by Iran or its agents. If Israel is attacked by missiles and drones, we may contribute to intercepting them.

HAMAS: Targeting the movement’s leaders and their sons is a desperate attempt by a failed enemy in the field and terrified of the resistance.

Wednesday, April 10, 8:30 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: A missile salvo was fired from central Gaza towards settlements and sites around the Strip.

US PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: Israel does not allow sufficient aid to be delivered to the Gaza Strip.

BLOOMBERG (quoting informed sources): “The United States and its allies believe that an attack by Iran and its agents with missiles and drones on Israeli targets is imminent.”

BEZALEL SMOTRICH: None of the Hamas leaders is immune from our long hand.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: Netanyahu and Gallant were not informed in advance of the assassination of Haniyeh’s sons.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli gunboats targeted the western areas of Gaza City with heavy bombardment.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army claims responsibility for the assassination of Ismail Haniyeh’s sons.

ISLAMIC JIHAD: The assassination of Haniyeh’s sons and grandchildren is a cowardly operation that confirms that the enemy is in a state of confusion.

SAVE THE CHILDREN: Erez Crossing did not receive any aid trucks despite the announcement of its reopening.

Wednesday, April 10, 7:30 pm (GMT+2)

YOAV GALLANT: Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant threatened Iran with surprises, and said that Tel Aviv would respond to Tehran within its territory if it attacked Israel.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted the Al-Samaqa site in the occupied Lebanese Kfar Shuba hills with artillery shelling.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: A number of Palestinians were injured in an Israeli bombing that targeted a car on Salah al-Din Street in the central Gaza Strip.

ANSARALLAH: We carried out 4 operations in the Gulf of Aden targeting two Israeli and two American ships.

Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI SOURCE (to Haaretz): There are fears that Hamas will disrupt the prisoner exchange deal, following the assassination of the sons of the head of the movement’s political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, on Wednesday.

EGYPTIAN MEDIA: Egypt announces the entry of 314 aid trucks into Gaza on the first day of Eid.

ISRAELI KNESSET MEMBER: Israeli Knesset member Almog Cohen said that he received “excellent news” following the assassination of 3 of the sons of the head of Hamas’ Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, and three of his grandchildren.

Wednesday, April 10, 5:30 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: 6 missiles were launched towards an Israeli position in the occupied Kfar Shuba hills.

ISRAELI HERITAGE MINISTER: We will oppose every agreement that includes the release of terrorists whose hands are stained with blood.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Al Jazeera’s correspondent said that an Israeli raid targeted the vicinity of the Hamad Towers residential area west of Khan Yunis.

Wednesday, April 10, 4:30 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: Three of Ismail Haniyeh’s sons and a number of his grandchildren were killed today in an Israeli bombing in Gaza.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Avigdor Lieberman demands an investigation committee into the events of October 7.

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: Israeli occupation forces targeted a car in the Beach camp, west of Gaza City, killing three Palestinians.

BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY: I agree with Biden in pressuring Netanyahu to reach a temporary halt to the fighting in Gaza.

KAN: An army representative informed the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Security Committee that they had received a possible date to enter Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip.

BENNY GANTZ: We will enter Rafah and call for a US-led regional alliance against Iran.

Wednesday, April 10, 3:00 pm (GMT+2)

PALESTINIAN MEDIA: an Israeli raid targeted the Abasan area, east of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

UN OFFICE FOR HUMANITARIAN OAFFARIS: Our staff faced difficult conditions in Gaza.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 33,482 Palestinians have been killed, and 76,049 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

Wednesday, April 10, 2:00 pm (GMT+2)

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli army raided the town of Aita al-Shaab in southern Lebanon.

GAZA GOVERNMENT MEDIA OFFICE: The occupation committed a horrific massacre on the night of Eid against the Abu Youssef family, killing 14 members.

Wednesday, April 10, 12:30 pm (GMT+2)

GAZA CIVIL DEFENSE: Our crews are trying to recover the bodies found under the rubble in the Shifa complex. The occupation forces hid large numbers of the bodies of the martyrs in the Shifa complex.

CHANNEL 12: Sirens sounded in Israeli settlements near the Lebanese border.

Wednesday, April 10, 12:30 pm (GMT+2)

ISRAELI ARMY: Two soldiers were injured in the Gaza battles in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday, April 10, 11:00 am (GMT+2)

ISRAELI MEDIA: The Israeli army established a new aid crossing into Gaza to avoid opening the Erez crossing for fear that demonstrators would close it.

UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR: Israel must be forced to comply with international law.

HEAD OF UNIFIL MISSION: the danger of escalation is real at the Blue Line between Lebanon and Israel, and the military confrontation will not lead to any solution.

OXFAM: Israel’s attack on Rafah will result in a disaster.

Wednesday, April 10, 10:00 am (GMT+2)

SPANISH PM: We are ready to recognize the Palestinian state.

BRITISH PM: Netanyahu needs to make more efforts to alleviate the suffering in Gaza.

WALLA (citing military sources): We will face difficulty in establishing a buffer zone.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH (quoting Israeli army officers): The defeat of Hamas will not occur before 2026 or 2027.

ISRAELI FM: If Iran attacks us from its territory, we will attack it.

Wednesday, April 10, 08:00 am (GMT+2)

IRAN (Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei): The Zionist entity made a mistake by attacking the Iranian consulate in Syria and will be punished for it. The attack on our consulate building in Damascus is an attack on our land according to diplomatic norms.

Wednesday, April 10, 03:00 am (GMT+2)

NBC NEWS: Biden upped his criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s war on Gaza. “I think what he’s doing is a mistake,” Biden said in an interview with Univision that is set to air Tuesday night in response to a question about whether Netanyahu is more concerned about political survival than Israelis’ national interest. “I don’t agree with his approach,” Biden added in the interview, which was taped last Wednesday.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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