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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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Dayton pays secret visit to Nablus, PA-run prison
Dayton pays secret visit to Nablus, PA-run prison
[ 07/11/2007 - 06:07 PM ]

NABLUS, (PIC)-- Gen. Keith Dayton, the American security coordinator in the PA-run lands, has paid a secret visit to the city of Nablus and the Junaid prison where Hamas supporters are being held.

Dr. Jamal Muhaisen, the governor of Nablus, said that Dayton paid a previously undeclared visit to Nablus, the second in two weeks, and got informed on the security conditions especially after the entry of new batches of PA security elements into the city after attending security courses supervised by American officers in Jericho.

Muhaisen, in press statement, said that Dayton arrived to the city in his capacity as chairman of the international security committee.

He affirmed that Dayton met with security chiefs in the city and discussed with them progress of the security campaign then made a visit to the Junaid prison.

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