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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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Seven Palestinians killed in Gaza and the West Bank
Seven Palestinians killed in Gaza and the West Bank
[ 09/05/2008 - 09:59 PM ]

KHAN YOUNIS, RAFAH, (PIC)-- The Israeli occupation airforce escalated its bombing of Palestinian police stations in the southern Gaza Strip Friday night killing five policemen, raising the number of casualties to seven over the past 24 hours.

Three Palestinian policemen were killed in when their station Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, was bombed.

Palestinian security and medical sources said that Apache helicopters fired two rockets at a police station to the west of Khan Younis and fired a third at policemen running out of the station.

Shortly before that, two Palestinian security personnel were killed in an Israeli airstrike on their headquarters in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah. Three others were wounded in the attack.

Eyewitnesses said that Israeli war planes fired two rockets at the Security headquarters.

Meanwhile, a resistance fighter from the Shati' refugee camp succumbed to wounds he sustained on Thursday in an Israeli occupation airstrike that targeted resistance men near Jabalya seriously wounding four of them.

A seventh Palestinian was killed by Jewish settlers in the West Bank. He was killed in a field between the villages of Ein Yabroud and Doura al-Qara' to the north east of Ramallah.

IOF troops rushed to the scene and stopped ambulances from reaching the victim leaving him to bleed to death. His body was then taken to the Ramallah government hospital.

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