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Palestinian Memory Bank
29 July
2002
In Nablus, thousands of Palestinians fill the streets, and shops, banks and offices open for the second day of the largest demonstration yet against the Israeli curfew confining residents to their homes. Nablus governor Mohammed Aloul calls on residents of other towns to ignore the now 40-day curfew and restore normal life.
2001
Violent confrontations between Muslim worshipers with Israeli police and extremist Jewish settlers who tried to lay the foundation stone for the alleged temple at the Aqsa Mosque, 20 Palestinians and 16 Israeli policemen were wounded.
1997
The PLC Commission of Inquiry on Government Performance issues its report recommending the dismissal of the entire PNA cabinet on suspicion of corruption and the formation of a new government consisting of technocrats and qualified professionals.
1990
Jordanian Minister Daoud Khalaf says Israel steals close to 59 billion cubic feet of water a year from Arab sources.
1989
Israeli commandos kidnap Sheikh Abdel Karim Obeid from south Lebanon. Obeid, 36, is a central figure in the Shi'ite movement in Lebanon.
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A delegation led by Mishaal travels to Cairo to welcome freed captives
A delegation led by Mishaal travels to Cairo to welcome freed captives
[ 17/10/2011 - 10:27 AM ]

DAMASCUS, (PIC)-- A Hamas delegation led by the political bureau chief, Khaled Mishaal, will arrive Monday at Cairo to welcome Palestinian captives due to be released from Israeli occupation jails, according to the prisoner-exchange deal.

Well informed sources told PIC that the delegation will travel to Cairo ahead of the release of captives to prepare a suitable reception for the freed captives.

The source confirmed to PIC that the captives will be freed on Tuesday morning at 11:00 am.

Meanwhile, Israeli sources said that the Israeli authorities will start the process of transferring the captives at 6:00 am Tuesday.

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