Day 179 of the US-Backed Israeli Genocide in Gaza Featured



Resistance in Gaza

The Palestinian resistance continues to confront the Zionist forces invading several areas in the Gaza Strip, which has so far resulted in the killing of 600 officers and soldiers and more than 6,900 wounded, in addition to the complete or partial destruction of hundreds of vehicles.

Since the first day on October 7, 2023, the Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), have managed to kill hundreds of soldiers and capture about 250 Zionists.

In the latest update on resistance operations, Al-Qassam announced that a Zionist force was ambushed on a boat in the center of the city of Khan Yunis.

Al-Qassam announced, in a statement on Monday: “Al-Qassam” mujahideen managed to ensnare a Zionist force in a compound ambush, where they targeted a troop carrier with an “Al-Yassin 105” missile, and targeted a group of 7 soldiers in the same place with another missile.

They added: “As soon as the rescue force arrived to rescue them, they were clashed with heavy weapons, leaving them all dead and wounded in the downtown area of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.”

Overthrow Netanyahu

Since 1st April, the Israeli street has witnessed massive protests demanding the overthrow of the Netanyahu government, while opposition movements set up tents in front of government headquarters and the Knesset in Jerusalem and closed the main street in the area.

Amos Harel, a writer in the Hebrew newspaper Haaretz, said: “The pressure on Netanyahu is increasing, and the struggle of the families of POWs in Gaza may affect the negotiations.”


2nd Kuwaiti Medical Delegation

On Monday1st April, the second Kuwaiti medical delegation arrived in the Gaza Strip via the Rafah land crossing to strengthen the Palestinian health system and perform a series of surgical operations for Palestinian patients and wounded.

The head of the Kuwaiti medical delegation, Deputy Director General of the Kuwait Relief Society, Omar Al-Thuwaini, said in a press statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA): The delegation arrived in the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing to perform a medical mission that will last 7 consecutive days until the 7th of this April.

In addition, for the ninth day in a row, Jordan is witnessing mass demonstrations in the vicinity of the occupation embassy in the capital, Amman, denouncing the war on Gaza and demanding that the Jordanian government close the embassy and cancel the peace agreement with the occupation.

 International Condemnation of the Killing of a Relief Team

Western countries condemned the Zionist bombing of a relief team in the Gaza Strip, yesterday evening, Monday, which led to the deaths of 7, including 6 foreigners and a Palestinian.

For its part, the United States, on Tuesday, called on “Tel Aviv” to investigate the Israeli army’s targeting of “Central Kitchen International” employees in the Gaza Strip and the killing of a number of them.

US National Security Council spokeswoman Adrienne Watson wrote on the X platform: We are heartbroken and deeply disturbed by the raid that led to the killing of aid workers at the World Central Kitchen in Gaza.

They added: Humanitarian relief workers must be protected because they provide aid that the Palestinians desperately need, and we urge “Israel” to quickly investigate what happened.

Reuters quoted the Prime Minister of Australia as saying that his country expects full accountability for the killing of aid workers in Gaza.

The newspaper "Israel Hayom" indicated that Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese summoned the "Israeli" ambassador after the killing of an Australian aid worker in Gaza by an "Israeli" air strike.

Meanwhile, Cyprus called for respecting and protecting humanitarian aid workers and conducting a rapid and decisive investigation into the occupation’s targeting of the relief team in Gaza.

Al Jazeera quoted the British Foreign Office as saying: We are aware of the death of a Briton in Gaza and we call for respect for international law and the protection of civilians.

The British Foreign Office added: Many civilians were killed in Gaza and we want to avoid harming civilians and destroying homes.

The European Union Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner also condemned the "Israeli" targeting of humanitarian workers in Gaza.

On the other hand, Japan announced the resumption of its funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), stressing that the agency’s role cannot be dispensed with in confronting the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip as a result of the war.

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa said, in press statements in Parliament, that her country will end the freeze on its financial contributions to UNRWA, noting that approximately $35 million - of the originally planned funding - is ready for disbursement.

In addition, the American network “CNN” reported that the administration of President Joe Biden is close to approving the sale of up to 50 American-made F-15 fighter aircraft to “Israel”, in a deal expected to be worth more than 18 billion dollars.

Source: Al-Mujtama + Agencies