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28 July
2001
Palestinians keep vigil at the Aqsa Mosque after extremist Jewish groups threaten to place the corner stone for their alleged temple there.
1989
PLO Pres. Yasser Arafat outlines a 4-point peace plan in an interview with al-Ahram daily: (1) Partial Israeli withdrawal from the OPT to prepare for the election. (2) A 27 month timetable for total pullout of Israeli troops "in stages as in the case of Namibia." (3) UN supervision of elections and repatriation of Palestinian refugees as well as those deported by Israel. (4) Setting a date for the declaration of an independent Palestinian State.
1982
Palestinians protest against the occupation of 3 vacant houses by armed Israeli settlers. Palestinians owned these houses located near the Dome of the Rock Mosque in Jerusalem.
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Intifada Coalition prepare a demonstration to break the six-mile fishing barrier
Intifada Coalition prepare a demonstration to break the six-mile fishing barrier
[ 01/10/2013 - 07:00 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- Intifada Youth Coalition said it is getting ready to break the barrier of the six nautical miles imposed by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Gaza fishermen.

The coalition said in a statement on Tuesday it is consulting with several parties to organize a demonstration to break the naval blockade on the Gaza Strip, and break the barrier of the six nautical miles imposed by the occupation forces on fishermen, pointing out that the IOF announced deploying highly developed battleships off the coast of Gaza.

It called on the Palestinian people to rally next Friday after prayers and to confront the Israeli soldiers and settlers at all points of contact.

The coalition stressed that next Wednesday at 2:00 pm it will organize a sit-in in front of the UN headquarters in Gaza City; to demand the United Nations to shoulder its responsibilities regarding the Palestinian cause and to stop the occupation aggression against the people.

Meanwhile, Dr. Khalil al-Hayya member of the political bureau of Hamas movement said that his movement will lead a broad campaign to lift the siege on the Gaza Strip at home and abroad.

He said during a political meeting, held on Monday by the Interior Ministry in Gaza in the presence of 900 officers in the Gaza Strip, that "the extensive campaign to lift the siege will include demonstrations, events, diplomatic efforts and rallies at home and abroad."

Hayya also pointed out that the campaign to lift the siege on Gaza launched by the Palestinian government will include all means and possibilities, stressing that the blockade will not last long.

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