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23 July
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.
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.
Sheikh Ahmed Yassin offers Israel a truce in return for complete Israeli withdrawal from the territories occupied in 1967.
The Knesset Finance Committee approves $12 million in grants and subsidies for 400 dwelling units to be built in rural West Bank settlements.
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.
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 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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IOF arrests 16 Palestinians at dawn Monday
IOF arrests 16 Palestinians at dawn Monday
[ 16/09/2013 - 01:48 PM ]

RAMALLAH, (PIC)-- Israeli Occupation Forces (OF) arrested at dawn Monday 16 Palestinians throughout occupied West Bank, Israeli media sources revealed.

Israeli Kfir units conducted campaign arrest campaigns in different villages and towns in occupied West Bank at dawn Monday.

In al-Khalil, nine Palestinians were arrested including two children and the eldest son of a leader in Hamas movement, who has been detained for 7 months in Israeli jails.

Palestinian sources said that three Palestinians from Hijra village in al-Khalil were subjected to brutal attack by Israeli forces while two other youths from Idna town were severely beaten.

Meanwhile, IOF soldiers detained a Palestinian child from Arroub refugee camp, north of al-Khalil, after clashes erupted at the entrance to the camp. The child was transferred to an unknown destination.

Clashes erupted in Arroub camp after IOF soldiers stationed at a nearby watchtower fired tear gas bombs against Palestinian houses, causing breathing difficulty among a number of civilians. Other Palestinian youths were detained.

In Qalqilya, IOF soldiers detained a Palestinian child while working in his parents' agricultural land. The child was subjected to brutal beating despite his difficult health situation where he had undergone several surgeries, according to family sources.

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