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25 April
2002
Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah begins his visit to the US, where he presents the eight-point Saudi peace plan - termed by the White House as "constructive".
1997
An emergency special session of the UN General Assembly approves a resolution with 134 in favor and three against (US, Israel and Micronesia) for a halt in construction at Har Homa and an end to all settlement activities in the occupied territories.
1949
The San Remo Conference awards administration of the former Turkish territories of Syria and Lebanon to France and of Palestine and Transjordan and Mesopotamia (Iraq) to Britain.
1948
IZL starts massive mortar shelling of Jaffa residential quarters; simultaneously launches ground offensive to cut off northern Manshiyeh
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MB: Open Rafah border without hindrance
MB: Open Rafah border without hindrance
[ 21/07/2011 - 08:27 AM ]

CAIRO, (PIC)-- The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has called on the Egyptian foreign ministry to shoulder its responsibilities regarding the Palestinians and open up the Rafah border crossing without hindrance.

The group, a major constituent of the Egyptian revolution, urged Egyptian foreign politicians to lead other Arab states into supporting Palestinian rights, and at least open the Rafah crossing for people and goods.

The statement also downplays the Palestinian Authority's plans to unilaterally push for statehood with the United Nations in September, saying that the UN has used ''double standards'' in dealing with the Palestinians.

The Muslim Brotherhood said that what was required instead was Palestinian reconciliation firstly, and secondly that Arab and Muslim states shoulder responsibilities regarding the Palestinians.

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Wait for Egypt
Name: Othman Date: 21/07/2011 20:05:06
Country: United States Job:
The Egyptian Armed Forces are deeply respected institution inside and outside Egypt. There are still some steps that, if taken, will raise the level of this respect.Open Rafa unconditionally, Wean Egypt from foreign aid for Egypt to be a truly regional leading power and scrub the treaty with Israel.
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