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January
In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues... Palestinian suicide bombing escalates.
51 reserve soldiers and officers of the Israel Defence Force sign a "Combat Troops' Letter" or "Combatants' Letter" in which they declare their refusal "to fight beyond the 1967 borders in order to dominate, expel, starve and humiliate an entire people."
אומץ לסרב‎,
'Courage to Refuse'
Thursday 24: In Beirut Lebanon – ELIE HOBEIKA, a key witness in the Sabra-Chatila war crimes case being pursued in a Belgian court against Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, is assassinated outside his home with a car bomb by Israel secret service Mossad. (The explosion occurs two days after Hobeika had met Belgian Senators Josy Dubie and Vincent van Quickenborne in east Beirut, and agreed to be a witness at any trial of Sharon for the Sabra and Chatila massacre).
Mossad hit-squad
silences witness!

February
In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues ... Palestinian suicide bombing escalates.
An Arab Peace Initiative, based on a Saudi peace plan, calls for a full Israeli withdrawal from all territories taken in the 1967 Six Day War, including east Jerusalem, in exchange for normalizing ties with the Arab world, and for the return to Israel of Palestinian refugees and their descendents.

  March
Tuesday 5: In Jerusalem – Jewish terrorist organisation Kahane Movement explode a homemade time-bomb in the courtyard of a Palestinian school in the Sur Bahir neighborhood, injuring 24 students and 2 teachers.
Monday 28: In Lebanon – All Arab countries issue the Beirut Declaration offering complete normalization of relations with Israel.
ARIEL SHARON responds the following day by a re-invasion of the West Bank, and over the next two weeks hundreds of Palestinians are killed.
Tuesday 29: In Palestine – Israeli forces storm Palestinian leader YASSER ARAFAT's compound and West Bank cities after two suicide attacks kill 26 people in Netanya.
In Palestine – The Israeli army launches Operation Defensive Shield, the country's biggest military operation in the West Bank since the Six Day War in 1967.
(In June this year Israel begins construction of its separation/security wall and annexes large areas of Palestinian land).
ARIEL SHARON's right-wing allies' real intention (Israel's annexation of Palestinian lands to fulfil Zionist ideology) becomes more evident to objective observers.
See: November 18, 2008

  April
The Israel-Palestine conflict continues to escalate, with Syrian troops re-entering Lebanon.
Jewish Settlers residing in the Palestinian West Bank and Gaza are now – 214,000 in 163 settlements.

Oppression
of Palestinians continues
   Palestinian Arab Population
West Bank – 
1,545,000 
Gaza – 
1,022,000 
Total 
2,567,000
   Palestinian Refugees
West Bank –
608,000 
(163,000 in refugee camps)
Gaza –
853,000 
(460,000 in refugee camps)
Jordan –
1,640,000 
(288,000 in refugee camps)
Syria –
392,000 
(110,000 in refugee camps)
Lebanon –
383,000 
(215,000 in refugee camps)
Total
3,876,000 
(1,236,000 in refugee camps)

   Region's Average Per Capita Income
West Bank and Gaza – 
$   1,600
Israel – 
$ 18,900




Please Note:
April
Monday 8: At George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University, in the United States –SARA ROY (senior research scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, whom Jewish Noam Chomsky once described as 'the foremost commentator and academic on the [Israel-Palestine] conflict') states that –
Nazi treatment of Jews and Israeli soldiers' treatment of Palestinians, on many occasions, "were absolutely equivalent in principle, intent, and impact: to humiliate and dehumanize" and "...Israel’s occupation of the Palestinians is the crux of the problem between the two peoples, and it will remain so until it ends. For the last thirty-five years, occupation has meant dislocation and dispersion; the separation of families; the denial of human, civil, legal, political, and economic rights imposed by a system of military rule; the torture of thousands; the confiscation of tens of thousands of acres of land and the uprooting of tens of thousands of trees; the destruction of more than 7,000 Palestinian homes; the building of illegal Israeli [Jewish] settlements on Palestinian lands and the doubling of the settler population over the last ten years; first the undermining of the Palestinian economy and now its destruction; closure; curfew; geographic fragmentation; demographic isolation; and collective punishment." (emphasis mine)
(Second Annual Holocaust Remembrance Lecture at the Center for American and Jewish Studies ).
See Also:      

Zionist Fascism
Naturei Karta
Naturei Karta
JEWS AGAINST ZIONISM
 
Thursday 11: In Tunisia – a synagogue on the island of Djerba is hit by a truck-bomb by the al-Qa'eda Islamic terror network.
 
 
Tuesday 23: In Ramallah, Palestine – YASSER ARAFAT, leader of the PLO, writes to Rabbi MOSHE HIRSCH of the Ministry of Jewish Affairs, Palestine Authority, Jerusalem, as 'President of the State of Palestine' expressing his appreciation and support for the Ultra-Orthodox Jews public opposition to Zionism.
See signed PDF copy.
 
Thursday 25: In Israel – ETI ALON, Trade Bank deputy head of investments, confesses to the fraud squad that she has stolen a quarter of a billion shekels from the Bank's customers over five years. Her theft leads to the Bank’s collapse, and costs the state, which had guaranteed deposits at the bank, a half a billion shekels. She is later sentenced to 17 years in prison amd her brother, OFER MAXIMOV, who had received most of the money, is sentenced to 15 years. (On January 12, 2011, the Abergil brothers were extradited to the U.S. to face trial on allegedly laundering money that came from Trade Bank, amongst other charges.)
Trade Bank Fraud

  May In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues...
Wednesday 22: In West Jerusalem – The Israel Supreme Court rules in favour of the Reformed Jewish women's organization 'Women of the Wall' being allowed to pray at the Kotel (Wailing Wall).
See April 6, 2003.

  June
In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues...
Saturday 16: Israel begins a unilateral segregation plan (Hafrada) in the West Bank, so-called security wall, at an estimated US$3.7 million per kilometre. The plan includes building a segregation wall, and also a segregation 'buffer zone', most of which is built inside the Green Zone on the Palestinian land occupied by Israel thereby confiscating it.

  July
1: The International Criminal Court (ICC), the only permanent criminal tribunal set up to try genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, comes into force.
 
  In
Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues...
Monday 22: In Gaza – From their Hatzor airbase, the Israeli Air Force, on instruction of their Defense Minister, BENJAMIN BEN-ELIEZER, bomb the home of SALAH SHEHADEH (leader of HAMAS' armed wing), in the densely populated Daraj neighbourhood, killing both him and the neighbouring MATTAR family, leaving 15 dead (including eight children and three women), and more than a hundred injured.
(The Washington-based Crimes of War project later studies the case in detail and concludes that the Israeli bombing was a "disproportionate punishment" that resulted in the unnecessary loss of civilian lives). (See January 22, 2009).
Israeli government
vigilantism and murder.
  In
January 2009, the National Audience, a special high court in Spain, began a war crimes probe into the attack. The court investigated the roles of Shaul Mofaz, Avi Dichter (Shin bet), Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, Moshe Ya'alon, Doron Almog, Giora Eiland and Mike Herzog in the bombing of civilians. The process was interrupted however when amendments were made to Spanish law, reducing the international jurisdiction of the court, in a vote supported by both left and right-wing representatives.
The Knesset,
Israel‘s parliament, passes the Tal Law as a temporary (five-year) solution to Haredi Jews avoidance of military service by enlisting in a seinary to study their religious law. It authorizes a continuation of exemptions under certain conditions. Critics argue that it only formally legalizes the exemptions, while failing to encourage larger numbers of ultra-Orthodox Jews to enlist. (see July 2007).

  August In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues...

September
Rabbinic Year 5763,
(dated supposedly from Creation).
Or what it really should be Israel Year 3450, dated from their first Passover, as God had commanded Israel.
(See Exodus 12:1-2)
In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine war continues...
In Jerusalem – Engineers of the Israel Antiquities Authority report a 5mm increase over the year of an outward bulge (first mentioned in a 1974 document) in the 2 metre thick southern perimeter wall of Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif), near 'Solomon's Stables' (Al-Marwani Oratory) that endangers its stability. (See October).
Prime Minister ARIEL SHARON calls a security meeting to discuss the issue after an open letter from 21 Israeli archaeologists warns of an impending "grave tragedy".
US Congressional Bias.
The US administration however continues to hold that Jerusalem’s future is not be the subject of unilateral actions that could prejudice negotiations such as moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

  October
In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues...
Wednesday 2: In Washington DC, USA – The United States Congress approves the recognition of Jerusalem (conquered in Israel's 1967 war) as the capital of the State of Israel concerning US citizens born in Jerusalem listing 'Israel' as their country of birth.
The following day, Palestinian leader YASSER ARAFAT describes the US Congress decision as –
"a disastrous decision that we can't keep silent for it.
Muslims and Christians can't accept it and we urge President Bush and the US administration to stop it".
 
Tuesday 8: In New York, US – Three Jewish Israeli nationals, NACHSHOW SINVANNI, OFIR LEBAT and OFIR WEIZMAN are arrested for smuggling $42 million worth of hallucinogenic Ecstasy pills to the United States from Belgium.
Israeli Mafia
In
Jerusalem – The Islamic Waqf employs Jordanian engineer RAEF NIJEM to solve the problem of the increasing bulge in the southern wall of the Haram (Temple Mount).

November
In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues...
The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously to issue a final call on Iraq to destroy its weapons of mass destruction listed by UN inspectors before they were expelled by Iraq (UN Resolution 1441 being the 18th in this regard).
 
Thursday 28: In Kenya – a car bomb attack is carried out by the al Qa'eda terror network on a hotel frequented by Israeli tourists. Two missiles (Yemen sourced) are also fired at an Israeli airliner but miss their target.
 
Saturday 30: In Gaza City, Palestine – Israel's military destroys the World Food Programme (WFP) food supply. The WFP reports –
"Israeli Defense Force surrounded the area and six tanks were parked in front of the building. After requesting residents to evacuate their homes, IDF soldiers entered the building and conducted a search of the premises with dogs. Despite the fact that the storage area was well marked as a WFP warehouse – with a large WFP flag and 3 WFP stickers on the doors – the soldiers proceeded to destroy the doors of the warehouse using tanks. The owner of the building witnessed dynamite sticks being placed in various parts of the building and at approximately midnight, several blasts were heard, followed by a large explosion from a projectile dropped from a helicopter. The building collapsed and everything left in it, including 413 metric tones of wheat flour, 107 metric tonnes of rice and 17 metric tonnes of vegetable oil, was destroyed."
(See December 2).

December In Palestine – The Israel-Palestine conflict continues...  
In
Canada – National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, DAVID AHENAKEW, states that Jews "created the Second World War", are a disease, and that Hitler was trying to "clean up the world" when he "fried six million of those guys". (See July 8, 2005).
 
Monday
2: Friday 20: In New York – The United States vetoes (12 to 1; 2 abstentions) a UN Resolution condemning the killing by Israeli forces of several United Nations employees and the destruction of the World Food Programme warehouse (which destroyed 537 metric tonnes of food – worth $271,000) in Gaza, Palestine.
Shocking
USA
BIAS

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