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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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IOA renews MP Rajoub's administrative detention for the fifth time
IOA renews MP Rajoub's administrative detention for the fifth time
[ 28/11/2012 - 12:19 PM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) renewed on Tuesday afternoon the administrative detention of MP Sheikh Nayef  Rajoub, affiliated to the Change and Reform Bloc and former Minister of Awqaf, for the fifth time in a row.

According to his wife, Sheikh Rajoub informed her by telephone that the Negev prison administration turned him again to administrative detention without setting the period.

Sheikh Rajoub was transferred on Sunday to the Ofer detention center where he was subjected to interrogation by the Israeli intelligence and then returned to the Negev prison without informing him of their decision. He was then informed of the extension decision by Negev prison administration.

Rajoub received assurances from the Israeli prosecutor through his lawyer at the fourth extension that there was no intention to extend his detention further, but the prosecutor reneged on his word.

The occupation authorities arrested Sheikh Rajoub in January 2010 and extended his administrative detention four times in a row for six months and he was expected to be released on Wednesday.

MP Rajoub spent six years and four months in Israeli jails since he was elected to the Legislative Council in early 2006.

MP Rajoub served as minister of endowments in the tenth government since the beginning of 2006.

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