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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 soldiers destroy six installations south of Al-Khalil
IOF soldiers destroy six installations south of Al-Khalil
[ 22/01/2013 - 11:10 AM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) razed six installations south of Daheria town, which is south of Al-Khalil district, on Monday.

Shehda Al-Wuridat, a resident of the Khirbat Al-Rahwa hamlet, told the PIC reporter that IOF soldiers escorted two bulldozes and other heavy machines and razed four houses including his own.

He said that the soldiers also destroyed two cattle corrals and damaged property other than beating inhabitants.

The hamlet’s land, which is near to the bypass road south of Daheria, is threatened by confiscation.

The IOF destruction spree of Palestinian homes and property escalated with the approach of the Israeli general elections in a clear bid to attract votes to the ruling coalition parties.

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