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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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Palestinian child wounded in IOF shooting near Bethlehem
Palestinian child wounded in IOF shooting near Bethlehem
[ 01/01/2014 - 02:20 PM ]

BETHLEHEM, (PIC)-- A Palestinian child was wounded in Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, at the hands of Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Wednesday evening.

Eyewitnesses told the PIC reporter that 14-year-old Ismail Abu Alayan was hit with a bullet in his foot.

They said that the bullet was fired from a silencer gun, adding that he was in the company of other children in the center of the camp when the incident took place.

The witnesses said that the child was transferred to Beit Jala government hospital where his condition was described as moderate.

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