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Palestinian Memory Bank
25 July
2002
The UNSC holds an emergency meeting to discuss the Israeli air strike on Gaza that killed 17 Palestinians and the international outcry at the targeting of a civilian neighborhood.
2002
The World Bank says that 70% of Palestinians live on less than $2 a day and that 21% of children under five years suffer malnutrition and 45% from anemia.
2001
Israeli forces assassinate Hamas member Salah Eddin Darwaza, 36, from Nablus, by firing five anti-tank missiles at his car while he is driving within PA territory near Ein Beit Al-Maa’ Refugee Camp.
2000
The Camp David summit ends without reaching an agreement mainly because of the issue of Jerusalem.
1995
The deadline for the expansion of Palestinian autonomy to the West Bank passes without an agreement.
1994
Jordan, Israel sign ("Washington Declaration").
1982
Yasser Arafat meets in Beirut with a US Congressional Delegation and signs a statement acknowledging all UN resolutions pertaining to Palestine. Paul McClosky, US Congressman says, the move signals PLO recognition of Israel.
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Israeli gunboats terrorize Palestinian fishermen
Israeli gunboats terrorize Palestinian fishermen
[ 14/03/2013 - 12:13 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- Israeli navy gunboats opened intensive fire at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip at dawn Thursday forcing them to retreat to shore.

Eyewitnesses told a PIC reporter that the gunboats fired in the air and at the Palestinian fishing boats off Sudaniya coast.

They said that the fishermen, who were trying to fish within the six nautical miles perimeter fixed by the Israeli occupation, were terrorized by the attack and abandoned work.

The agreement between Israel and Palestinian resistance factions in Gaza under Egyptian patronage last November stipulated among other articles allowing fishermen to fish within six miles limit off Gaza coasts but the Israeli navy continues to obstruct fishermen in clear violation of the agreement.

More than 3,500 Palestinians work as fishermen in Gaza using around one thousand fishing boats and are the sole breadwinners of 50,000 people.

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children during Israeli aggression