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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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Occupation arrests 10 Palestinians in WB
Occupation arrests 10 Palestinians in WB
[ 21/01/2013 - 08:37 PM ]

WEST BANK, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested at dawn Monday ten Palestinian young men during raids in towns of Jenin, Tubas and al-Khalil.

Local sources said that the IOF carried out raids in the town of Qabatiya during which they fired light bombs, raided the houses of citizens and arrested the citizen Jasser Amin Nazzal, 32, after questioning his family members.

Eyewitnesses said that eight military vehicles broke into the town of Rummaneh and arrested a young man after raiding his family's home.

Israeli troops also stormed the town of Akabe in Tubas Governorate where they arrested a citizen and his son; according to residents in the town.

Meanwhile, the town of Araka witnessed extensive break-ins and searches that took place in the town center and in the vicinity of the mosque, after the IOF have set up a military checkpoint at the town's entrance this morning.

Israeli soldiers have also stormed the Aroub camp, north of al-Khalil, after midnight, and toured its streets, then they broke into and searched a number of houses and arrested at least five young men, local sources in Arroub told PIC's reporter.

The sources confirmed that all the detainees were liberated captives.

Other sources in the village of Koum, west of the town of Dura south of al-Khalil, said that Israeli forces stormed and searched the house of Mohammed Rajoub and arrested his son, 21, a student at the Palestine Polytechnic University.

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