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25 April
2002
Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah begins his visit to the US, where he presents the eight-point Saudi peace plan - termed by the White House as "constructive".
1997
An emergency special session of the UN General Assembly approves a resolution with 134 in favor and three against (US, Israel and Micronesia) for a halt in construction at Har Homa and an end to all settlement activities in the occupied territories.
1949
The San Remo Conference awards administration of the former Turkish territories of Syria and Lebanon to France and of Palestine and Transjordan and Mesopotamia (Iraq) to Britain.
1948
IZL starts massive mortar shelling of Jaffa residential quarters; simultaneously launches ground offensive to cut off northern Manshiyeh
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Israeli navy fires 3 shells at Gazan coast
Israeli navy fires 3 shells at Gazan coast
[ 03/05/2013 - 01:41 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- Israeli navy fired a number of shells at Gaza coast near Alwaha area west of Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip targeting Palestinian houses and agricultural lands on Thursday night.

The Israeli navy fired 3 artillery shells, and opened machinegun fire heavily toward fishermen off Gaza coast, the PIC reporter confirmed.

Israeli gunboats opened heavy fire at the fishing boats working off the Sudaniya shore, North West of Gaza city within the three nautical miles off the Gaza shore in light of the Israeli naval blockade imposed on the Gaza strip.

As part of the ceasefire agreement that ended the Israeli war on Gaza in November 2012, Palestinian fishermen were allowed to fish within six nautical miles off the Gaza coast, but the army continued to attack the fishermen in their allocated areas, and continued its policy of forcing them to fish within 3 nautical miles.

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