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Palestinian Memory Bank
23 July
2002
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.
2001
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.
2000
Sheikh Ahmed Yassin offers Israel a truce in return for complete Israeli withdrawal from the territories occupied in 1967.
1997
The Knesset Finance Committee approves $12 million in grants and subsidies for 400 dwelling units to be built in rural West Bank settlements.
1992
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.
1952
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
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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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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