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Qassam fighter killed in Gaza

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on September 5, 2009

The Al Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, reported Saturday that one of its fighters was killed in what it called a jihad mission in Gaza City.

The fighter, Sameh Al Beitar, was killed in Al Sabra neighborhood.

The Brigades did not reveal information on how the fighter was killed and what type of mission he was conducting.

The Israeli army appears to have no relation to the incident.

For full article, visit http://www.imemc.org/article/61588

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Tough times for university students in Gaza

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 28, 2009
The Agricultural College of al-Azhar University in Beit Hanoun was destroyed by the Israeli attacks on Gaza

The Agricultural College of al-Azhar University in Beit Hanoun was destroyed by the Israeli attacks on Gaza

Three colleges — al-Da’wa College for Humanities in Rafah, Gaza College for Security Sciences in Gaza City, and the Agricultural College in Beit Hanoun (part of al-Azhar University) — were destroyed, according to Al Mezan communications officer Mahmoud AbuRahma.

Six university buildings in Gaza were razed to the ground and 16 damaged. The total damage is estimated at $21.1 million, according to the Palestinian National Early Recovery and Reconstruction Plan for Gaza.

For full article, visit http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article10428.shtml

Gaza City children killed while playing with suspicious object

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 22, 2009

“The boys were identified as 14-year-old Mohammed Hijji and 15-year-old Ahmed Shneiwra. They were reportedly killed instantly when the object exploded, according to medics at Ash-Shifa Hospital. ”

Gaza Hospital

Gaza Hospital

Source: http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=36616