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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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Israeli army used radioactive and heavy materials in aggression on Gaza
Israeli army used radioactive and heavy materials in aggression on Gaza
[ 03/12/2012 - 06:57 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- Major Hazem Abu Murad, assistant director of explosives engineering and member of the Committee to document war crimes, revealed that the occupation used radioactive materials in the explosives with which it had bombed the Gaza Strip.

Abu Murad told the Interior Ministry that the weapons with which Israel targeted Gaza contain heavy elements, including the Uranium, tungsten, aluminum and nickel", and pointed out that these materials raise the temperature in the center of the explosion to 7 thousand degrees Celsius, and boost the destructive ability of the shell.

He also pointed to the types of weapons used by the occupation during the recent aggression on the Gaza Strip, noting that among those weapons there are 3types of ammunition which have been used for the first time.

Major Abu Murad noted that the occupation had bombed some targets in the Gaza Strip during more than one strike, and confirmed that the occupation targeted Gaza with nearly 3 thousand artillery shells at a rate of 600 raids every night for the seven nights of aggression.

He appealed to the citizens, in case they discover any suspicious object or military ammunition, to get away from it because it may pose a risk to their lives.

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