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2004
IOF troops conduct a wide scale incursion into the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahya killing 13 Palestinians, wounding 50 others and demolishing a number of homes
2002
The IOF winds up Operation Defensive Shield withdrawing from Nablus and parts of Ramallah. The PRCS says at least 216 Palestinians have been killed and 416 wounded to date. The army remains in Bethlehem and in the area of the Muqata’a in Ramallah.
1998
Netanyahu asks the far-right party Moledet, which advocates the ‘transfer’ all Palestinians, including Israeli citizens to Arab countries, to join his coalition.
1988
Palestinian leader Khalil al-Wazir is buried in Yarmuk Refugee Camp, Damascus.
1988
Washington Post reports Israeli cabinet approved assassination of Khalil al-Wazir during April 13 meeting and that the operation was planned by Mossad and the Israeli army, navy and air force.
1948
Operation Misparayim (meaning scissor): British forces suddenly withdraw from Haifa precipitating all-out Haganah dawn offensive against city's Palestinian population. Offensive accompanied by heavy mortar shelling of Palestinian residential quarters.
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Bahar: Bush's visit might herald large-scale IOF invasion of Gaza
Bahar: Bush's visit might herald large-scale IOF invasion of Gaza
[ 10/01/2008 - 04:08 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- Dr. Ahmed Bahar, the acting speaker of the PLC, on Thursday expressed fears that the current visit of American president George Bush to the region would be followed by a large-scale IOF invasion of the Gaza Strip.

Bahar said in a press release that following the Annapolis conference IOF murders and incursions increased in all Palestinian lands.

He said that the visit by the "criminal" Bush to the region was only meant to display absolute backing to the "oppressive entity (Israel)" and to blackmail PA leadership.

"We should not welcome the man who spread murder, destruction and occupation in Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan and still promises more destruction in what is left of his term in office," Bahar elaborated.

He hoped that Bush would face an international trial as a "war criminal" along with Israeli premier Ehud Olmert, war minister Ehud Barak and foreign minister Tzipi Livni and other "killers and criminals".

The PLC acting speaker welcomed any American delegation supporting the Palestinian cause and people's rights. He expressed respect and appreciation to all Americans and American organizations that reject war and destruction pursued by the current American administration against peoples of the world especially the Arab and Islamic peoples.

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