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Moreover, we can’t forget the following facts:
The Palestinian refugee’s numbers are numerous, distributed over several countries according to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). 1,930,703 in Jordan, 45,6983 in Syria and 416,608 in Lebanon.
According to Palestinian Ministry of Detained, 11,000 captives are held in Israeli prisons, including 330 children less than 18 years and 118 females.


Palestine-Gaza “December 2008-January 2009”:
As I write theses lines, Gaza, the largest Concentration Camp in history, continues to be under siege and constant bombardments by the Israeli army. At least 1300 Palestinian civilians - more than 50% of them are children and women - were killed by the Israeli army in less than 3 weeks using all kinds of weapons including internationally prohibited weapons such as the white phosphorus bombs, targeting unarmed civilians at most times, like the instance where the Israel defense forces killed at least 30 Palestinians were shielding at a United Nation’s school in 6th of January 2009. The 1.5 millions Palestinian prisoners in the Camp are on the verge of mass starvation. The siege is part of Western governments’ collective punishment of the Palestinians for practicing their democratic rights.


Lebanon- South Lebanon “July 2006”:
A 33-day military conflict in Lebanon and northern Israel. Most of the big cities in lebanon were completely destroyed, more than 1200 civilians were killed by the Israeli army.


Palestine- The massacre of Jenin “2002”:
Also refered to as Jenin Refugee Camp, a city in the West Bank, Jenin is a major Palestinian agricultural center. As part of the operation, which involved incursions into West Bank cities and towns, Israel targeted the refugee camp of Jenin in March 2002. Many civilians were buried alive in their homes as they were demolished, and of smoldering buildings covering crushed bodies, spread throughout the Arab world. A large area in the camp was destroyed as a result of the fighting. The final death toll was 52 to 56 Palestinians, of whom 5-26 may have been civilians. 23 IDF soldiers were also killed in the fighting.


Lebanon- The massacre of Qana “April 1996”:
Is a village in southern Lebanon located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the border with Israel. Qana is known internationally for two separate incidents in which the Israeli Defense Forces caused civilian deaths during military operations in Lebanon.
In April 1995, heavy fighting between the Israel Forces and Hezbollah fighters, killing 106 civilians and injuring around 116 others who had taken refuge and the UN buildings there to escape the fighting.


Palestine-Jerusalem (Alquds) “September 1996”:
The Supreme Islamic Association and Al-Aqsa Mosque Association for Construction of the Holy Shrines accused Israel for discovering a building of Jewish synagogue beneath Al-Aqsa Mosque, warning that the continued Israeli excavations jeopardize the mosque's structure. The synagogue has been built right beneath Al-Aqsa Mosque, some 90m from the Dome of the Rock.


Palestine- The massacre of Al Aqsa Mosque “October 1990”:
When the Muslim worshippers began resisting the Israeli group to prevent them from
Enetering Al-Aqsa Mosque, Israeli occupation forces began carrying out the massacre, using all the weapons such as poison gas bombs, automatic weapons, military helicopters, etc. The soldiers and Jewish settlers where firing live ammunition in the form of a continuous spray of machine-gun fire. The result was that thousands of Palestinian worshippers of various ages found themselves in a mass death trap. Twenty-three Palestinians were killed, 850 others were wounded to varying degrees and 270 Palestinians were arrested. The Israeli soldiers began firing at 10:30 A.M. and stopped 35 minutes later.


Palestine- FIRST INTIFADA “December 1987”:
The human rights declared that Israeli army killed over 1500 Palestinian during the first 6 years of FIRST INTIFADA.


South Lebanon- Sabra and Shatila massacre “August 1982”:
Israeli army attacked the two Beirut-area refugee camps in August 1982, the attack stayed for couple of days and it killed over 3,500 civilians.


Palestine- The massacre of Al Ramlah “1980”:
Is a big city in Palestine. Ramla was conquered many times in the course of its history, by the Abbasids, the Ikhshidids, the Fatamids, the Seljuqs, the Crusaders, the Mameluks, the Turks, the British and finally by Israel in 1948. In 1980, more than 111 Palestinians were killed during Israeli army attacks.


Palestine- Jerusalem (Alquds)- “1980”:
Nationalist Jewish groups planned to destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque in the year of 1980. A bomb with weight of 120 KG was discovered.

Palestine- The massacre of Darras  “1980”:
A small village in Palestine which was totally obliterated in the year 1980, more than 60 Palestinians were killed during the attacks.


Egypt - Bahr el-Baqar School “April 1970”:
Bahr el-Baqar is an Egyptian village located in south of Port Said. The attack was carried out by Israeli air force F4 Phantom II fighter bombers, at 9.20 am on Wednesday 8th April, 1970. Five bombs and 2 air-to-ground missiles struck the single-floor school, which consisted of 3 classrooms. 46 students were killed and over 50 were wounded, many of them maimed for life.


Palestine - arson attack “August 1969”:
The arson attack in 1969 was carried out by Denis Michael Rohan, an Australian Jew who entered the building posing as a tourist. He doused the historic Nur al-Din Zinki Minbar (pulpit) in a flammable liquid and set fire to it. Some 1,500 cubic meters of the south-eastern part of the Mosque were destroyed, about a third of the mosque's total area. The minbar had been built by Salah ul-Din Al-Ayoubi during his restoration of the Mosque in 583AH (1197CE), after he had liberated it from the Crusaders.


Palestine, Egypt, Jordan and Syria “June 1967”:
The Six Day War was fought between Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria. The nations of Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria also contributed troops and arms to the Arab forces.
At the war's end, Israel had gained control of the Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights. The results of the war affect the geopolitics of the region to this day.

Egypt - Sinai “1967-1968”:
The Israeli Defense Forces Killed over 1,000 unarmed Egyptian (prisoners of war), who had abandoned their weapons and fled into the desert during the 1967 war.


Palestine-Samou “November 1966”:
Israeli forces raided this village, destroyed 125 houses, the village clinic and school as well as 15 houses. 18 people were killed and 54 wounded.


Egypt- Sinai and Suez Canal zone “October 1956”:
The Israeli forces along with the British and French troops have attacked Egyptian territories. The attack followed Egypt's decision of 26 July 1956 to nationalize the Suez Canal after the withdrawal of an offer by Britain and the United States to fund the building of the Aswan Dam.
Causes of war:
1.  Israel government felt threatened after the Egyptian government and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to supply the Egyptian military forces with the latest military equipments.
2. Egyptian support to the Algerian revolution against the French colonization.
3. Egypt's decision of 26 July 1956 to nationalize the Suez Canal after the withdrawal of an offer by Britain and the United States to fund the building of the Aswan Dam.


Palestine-Kafr Qasim “October 1956”:
Was a small Palestinian village, located on the green line. On October 29, 1956, the Israeli army ordered that all Arab villages near the Jordanian border be placed under a wartime curfew from 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the following day. Any Arab on the streets was to be shot. The order was given to border police units at 3:30 before most of the Arabs from the villages could be notified. Many of them were at work at the time. The massacre resulted in 48 Arab civilians dead; including 6 women and 23 children aged 8-17.

Palestine-Khan Younis “November 1956”:
On November 3, 1956 Israeli troops entered Khan Yunis and took control. Reports differ about exactly what happened but there were civilian casualties. One reasonably objective on-line source is the report of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the period, referenced in the Sources below. Paragraph 23 of that report states:
• The town of Khan Yunis and the Agency's camp adjacent thereto were occupied by Israel troops on the morning of 3 November. A large number of civilians were killed at that time, but there is some conflict in the accounts given as to the causes of the casualties. The Israel authorities state that there was resistance to their occupation and that the Palestinian refugees formed part of the resistance. On the other hand, the refugees state that all resistance had ceased at the time of the incident and that many unarmed civilians were killed as the Israel troops went through the town and camp, seeking men in possession of arms. The exact number of dead and wounded is not known, but the Director has received from sources he considers trustworthy lists of names of persons allegedly killed on 3 November, numbering 275 individuals, of whom 140 were refugees and 135 local residents of Khan Yunis.


Palestine- Gaza “February 1955”:
36 Egyptian soldiers were killed after an Israel's raid on an Egyptian military outpost. After this, the Egyptian government began to actively sponsor Fedayeen raids into Israel.


Palestine-Sharafat “February 1952”:
A small Palestinian village, Feb 7, 1951, under the cover of darkness, Israeli commandos sneaked across the 1948 borderline and headed up the hills towards Sharafat, when they reached the village, they placed a timed bomb at the front door of Ali Misha'al's home. Minutes later, a huge explosion went off which killied Ali Misha'al, his wife and children. 11 Palestinian were killed, some people of the village were able to escape out.

Palestine- The massacre of Bethlehem “April 1952”:
Is one of Palestine’s biggest cities; in the central West Bank, approximately 10 kilometers (6 mi) south of Jerusalem. April 1952, 10 Palestinians were killed by the Israel army.


Palestine- The massacre of Qalqilyah “October 1952”:
Was a Palestinian city, located in the West Bank's closest point to the Mediterranean Sea, 12 kilometers (7 mi) from the coastline. October 1952, Israeli army attacked the village; it was totally obliterated, most of the people tried to escape out.


Palestine- The massacre of Qebyeh “October 1952”:
Was a small Palestinian village, Oct 1952, Israeli army attacked the village, destroyed 56 houses and killed over 67 Palestinians.


Palestine- The massacre of Deir Yassin “April 1948”:
Was an Arab village, lying 1,400 meters to the north of what is now called “Yad Vashem” -Israel name, which had declared its neutrality during the 1948 Palestine war. In an effort by the Jewish militias to clear the road to Jerusalem, which was being blockaded by Arab, Deir Yassin was attacked and emptied of its inhabitants by Israeli army forces. April 1984, 254 Palestinian were killed, 30000 escaped out of the village.The village was later bulldozed to build a highway to a new Jewish settlement.

Palestine- The massacre of Nasir ad-Din “April 1948”:
Was a small Palestinian Arab village located 3 kilometers (2 mi) southwest of Tiberias. Situated on the crest of a slope that overlooked the Sea of Galilee, the village had several springs to the east, south, and southeast. April 1948 the Israeli army captured Nasir ad-Din in order to cut off Tiberias from major Arab centers to the west (Nazareth and Lubya). All of the houses were destroyed, and residents that remained were expelled on April 23, only 40 Palestinian were able to escape from the village.

South Lebanon- The massacre of Salha “May 1948”:
After forcing the population together in the mosque of the village, the occupation forces ordered then to face the wall, then started shooting them from behind until the mosque was turned into bloodbath, 105 were martyred. The village was totally obliterated.

Palestine- The massacre of Al Lid “July 1948”:
Again, Israel army attacked Al-lid city and killed over 250 Palestinian. Human bodies were laid strewn in a desert mountain area, obviously hot and dry, begging for water.

Palestine- The massacre of AlDawayima “October 1948”:
Was a Palestinian town, located 18 kilometers northwest of the city of Hebron “Alkhaleel”.  October 1948, over 250 Palestinians “including women and children” were killed by the Israeli army. It was said; about 35 families were hiding in a cave outside al-Dawaymeh. When the Israeli army discovered them, "they told them to come out and get into line and start to walk. And as they started to walk, they were shot by machine guns from two sides.

Palestine “end of October 1948”:
More than 900,000 Palestinian escaped from the country. More than 400 Palestinian’s villages were destroyed.

Last Updated ( Monday, 26 January 2009 14:51 )