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21 April
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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Jewish settlers seize control of Palestinian farmland
Jewish settlers seize control of Palestinian farmland
[ 16/03/2013 - 04:58 PM ]

BETHLEHEM, (PIC)-- A group of Jewish settlers seized control of a Palestinian cultivated land lot in Khader town, south of Bethlehem, on Saturday.

Ahmed Salah, the coordinator of the village’s committee against the wall and settlement, said that settlers from Eliezer settlement, established on Khader land, started to farm the confiscated land lot.

He said that the settlers planted olive seedlings and installed a big rock and clay jugs on part of the land as an area for offering their religious rituals.

Salah recalled that Jewish settlers had seized control of five dunums in that same area named Khilat Al-Qut and planted olives in it after installing a two kilometers long irrigation network.

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