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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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IOF displace six families from their homes in Jordan Valley
IOF displace six families from their homes in Jordan Valley
[ 10/12/2012 - 09:57 AM ]

JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)-- The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) forced six Bedouin families to leave their homes in Humsa hamlet, the northern Jordan Valley, at the pretest of military drills.

Head of the Bedouin villages council Aref Daraghmeh said the IOF told the Bedouin families in this hamlet to leave their homes for several days because of military exercises.

Daraghmeh affirmed that dozens of Bedouin families were forcibly displaced from their homes in the Jordan Valley region during the past two months under the same pretext.

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