Palestinian Memory Bank
29 July
In Nablus, thousands of Palestinians fill the streets, and shops, banks and offices open for the second day of the largest demonstration yet against the Israeli curfew confining residents to their homes. Nablus governor Mohammed Aloul calls on residents of other towns to ignore the now 40-day curfew and restore normal life.
Violent confrontations between Muslim worshipers with Israeli police and extremist Jewish settlers who tried to lay the foundation stone for the alleged temple at the Aqsa Mosque, 20 Palestinians and 16 Israeli policemen were wounded.
The PLC Commission of Inquiry on Government Performance issues its report recommending the dismissal of the entire PNA cabinet on suspicion of corruption and the formation of a new government consisting of technocrats and qualified professionals.
Jordanian Minister Daoud Khalaf says Israel steals close to 59 billion cubic feet of water a year from Arab sources.
Israeli commandos kidnap Sheikh Abdel Karim Obeid from south Lebanon. Obeid, 36, is a central figure in the Shi'ite movement in Lebanon.
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Jewish settlers chop down dozens of olive trees in Bethlehem village
Jewish settlers chop down dozens of olive trees in Bethlehem village
[ 05/05/2013 - 09:52 PM ]

BETHLEHEM, (PIC)-- Jewish settlers chopped down on Sunday dozens of old olive trees in Nahalin village, Bethlehem province.

Jamal Najajre, the chairman of Nahalin municipal council, said that the settlers destroyed 30 olive trees that are almost one hundred years old.

He underlined that Jewish settlers chopped down olive and almond trees in the same area about a month ago.

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