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2004
IOF troops conduct a wide scale incursion into the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahya killing 13 Palestinians, wounding 50 others and demolishing a number of homes
2002
The IOF winds up Operation Defensive Shield withdrawing from Nablus and parts of Ramallah. The PRCS says at least 216 Palestinians have been killed and 416 wounded to date. The army remains in Bethlehem and in the area of the Muqata’a in Ramallah.
1998
Netanyahu asks the far-right party Moledet, which advocates the ‘transfer’ all Palestinians, including Israeli citizens to Arab countries, to join his coalition.
1988
Palestinian leader Khalil al-Wazir is buried in Yarmuk Refugee Camp, Damascus.
1988
Washington Post reports Israeli cabinet approved assassination of Khalil al-Wazir during April 13 meeting and that the operation was planned by Mossad and the Israeli army, navy and air force.
1948
Operation Misparayim (meaning scissor): British forces suddenly withdraw from Haifa precipitating all-out Haganah dawn offensive against city's Palestinian population. Offensive accompanied by heavy mortar shelling of Palestinian residential quarters.
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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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