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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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Jewish extremists storm the Aqsa Mosque
Jewish extremists storm the Aqsa Mosque
[ 16/10/2011 - 07:15 PM ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)-- Groups of Jewish extremist settlers stormed the Aqsa Mosque on Sunday through the Bab al-Magharbeh gate under the protection of IOF troops and made provocative tours of the holy site, according to local sources.

The sources added that IOF troops at the gates of the Mosque barred students attending religious circles at the mosque from entering, allowing only those over 50 years of age to enter.

They also pointed out that there was heavy IOF presence in the areas of the Mosque were religious learning circles are held, especially near Bab al-Magharebeh and Bab al-Sisila.

The sources also said that the heavy presence of Israeli occupation troops and police aims to terrorize students attending the many study circles held in various areas of the Aqsa plazas and to provide a comfortable atmosphere for the settlers to enter and desecrate the Mosque at will.

This was corroborated  by the Aqsa Guards, who said that a number of those students were arrested, four of them on Saturday.

A number of extremist Jewish leaders and groups incited Jews to storm the Aqsa Mosque in groups during the Sukkot Jewish festival starting on Sunday.

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