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23 July
2002
Israeli F-16 fighter jets attack and destroy a four-story building in the Al-Yarmouk neighborhood of Gaza City, killing Hamas activist and commander of the Izz Eddin Al-Qassem wing Sheikh Salah Shehadeh, 49, his wife and one of his children and at least 14 other civilians, including 10 children aged two months to 11 years. Over 150 are injured, many of them women and children. Nearby buildings also suffer damage.
2001
In Nablus District, the Israeli army burns hundreds of dunums of olive trees and bulldozes an area of land that is surrounding the bypass road in Qusin-Al Juneid.
2000
Sheikh Ahmed Yassin offers Israel a truce in return for complete Israeli withdrawal from the territories occupied in 1967.
1997
The Knesset Finance Committee approves $12 million in grants and subsidies for 400 dwelling units to be built in rural West Bank settlements.
1992
On Mount of Olives in East Jerusalem, an "unlicensed" Greek Orthodox church is demolished. 2 Palestinian homes were demolished in East Jerusalem on the some grounds.
1952
Egyptian Revolution: Free Officers launch a coup and seize control of all government buildings, radio stations, police stations, and the army headquarters in Cairo. The coup installed General Muhammad Najeeb as President.
1937
1937 Arab Higher Committee rejects Royal Commission proposal and demands independent unitary Palestine with protection of "legitimate Jewish and other minority rights" and the safeguarding of British interests. Rebellion intensifies.
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Tunisian delegation visit Karama hospital in Gaza
Tunisian delegation visit Karama hospital in Gaza
[ 29/09/2011 - 07:28 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- A Tunisian delegation visiting the Gaza Strip paid a visit to the Karama Hospital. Dr.Ismail Nassar, the hospital's director, and his team of doctors met members of the delegation and took them on a tour of the hospital wings and operating theatres to see for themselves the services provided to patients by the hospital.

Dr.Nassar, explained to the delegation the way the hospital works and the shortage in medicine and equipment that the hospital suffers from.

Nassar also said that such visits open the gates of cooperation between the Gaza Strip and Tunisia.

Members of the delegation, for their part, expressed admiration for efforts of hospital staff to serve the patients despite the limited resources at hand.

At the end of the visit, members of the delegation thanked the hospital's administration and hospital staff for their hospitality.

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