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Palestinian Memory Bank
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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Egyptian shipment of medicine to Gaza on Friday
Egyptian shipment of medicine to Gaza on Friday
[ 28/11/2012 - 11:07 AM ]

CAIRO, (PIC)-- Two Egyptian relief committees are to send badly needed medicines to the Gaza Strip next Friday to the tune of 1.5 million Egyptian pounds.

The relief and medicine committee in the Egyptian pharmacists syndicate and the relief and the humanitarian relief committee in the Egyptian doctors syndicate have jointly secured the medicines.

Dr. Shaima Al-Sharif, the rapporteur at the relief and medicine committee of the pharmacists syndicate, said on Wednesday that the convoy would send medicines and medical supplies that are in shortage in the coastal enclave.

Another relief convoy is currently being prepared by professional syndicates in Sharqiya governorate in Egypt that would be sent to the Strip on December 7th.

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