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Palestinian Memory Bank
29 July
2002
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.
2001
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.
1997
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.
1990
Jordanian Minister Daoud Khalaf says Israel steals close to 59 billion cubic feet of water a year from Arab sources.
1989
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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IOF soldiers raze coal factory west of Jenin
IOF soldiers raze coal factory west of Jenin
[ 18/09/2013 - 11:51 AM ]

JENIN, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) razed a small Palestinian factory for the production of coal west of Jenin city on Tuesday afternoon.

Local sources said that IOF soldiers demolished the factory in Barta Al-Sharqiye village, which is located beyond the separation wall to the west of Jenin.

They said that the soldiers confiscated a big quantity of wood after the demolition, adding that owner of the factory did not receive a prior notification for the demolition of his factory.

The sources said that the owner, Mahmoud Qabaha, lost 10,000 dollars in the demolition, adding that the factory was his only source of living.

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