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Hundreds of Palestinian civilians are killed by Israeli forces in Al Dawayima village, west of Hebron. Many are killed in barbarous manner; the crime is swept under the rug for decades. 1953. Israeli troops led by Ariel Sharon raid the village of Qibya in the Jordanian-occupied West Bank and kill 69 people, ...
Nilin, Occupied West Bank - In a rush, Hawwa al-Khawaja and her daughter Khawla stepped off a bus as it pulled over at the entrance of what was once the village they called home. The elder Khawaja stood there greeting others who had arrived on the buses that followed, just as she used to greet her ...

Truman had of course endorsed the Jewish state, pushed by major Zionist donors; but Eisenhower bucked Israel on several occasions, including during the famous Qibya massacre in the West Bank in 1953 — when Ariel Sharon's troops killed “more than 60 civilians indiscriminately in retaliation for the ...
Le scene che appaiono nelle illuminazioni oniriche della sua coscienza e nelle parole degli altri su di lui mostrano, infatti, nessi evidenti con le stazioni della sua carriera militare e politica: la strage di Qibya in Cisgiordania, la campagna di Suez, la guerra dei Sei Giorni, la guerra del Kippur, l'eccidio dei ...
Ariel Sharon's massacre of at least 99 people on the West Bank village of Qibya in 1953 was only one of many that made a mockery of Tohar HaNeshek, purity of arms, that Israel claimed for its armed forces. Moreover, the concentration of resources on assassinations, Bergman writes, led Israel to miss the ...
“These are the guys, these are the Jews, who went into villages and massacred them—the Egyptians, slaughtered them with kitchen knives,” Abu Qatada states referring perhaps to the Rafah and Qibya events. “Then you come to a society, you don't know how a young girl in our society can…” Abu Qatada ...

The wishful belief that if Lee Harvey Oswald had been anywhere but Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy would have withdrawn the modest contingent of U.S. troops from Vietnam and created a Golden Age of peace and prosperity has a parallel in Israeli politics. After a flamboyant career as a ...
He said the pledge the then British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour gave Lord Rothschild, a Zionist leader in the form of a declaration that led to the many atrocities including ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians from their villages and massacres such as Deir Yassin, Qibya, Lod and Kafr Qassim.
... the students in Grade 7, Qibya school, visited the UNRWA clinic in Ein El Hilweh camp. We listened to a lecture from the doctor in charge about the services that UNRWA secures for the Palestinian refugees. The doctor told us new information about personal [cleanliness], lice infection and healthy food.
On that night in 1953, 600 Israeli soldiers — half of an infantry battalion — raided the Palestinian village Qibya, located just over a kilometer from Israel's border with the West Bank, then under Jordanian control. The soldiers opened fire, threw grenades, laid explosives, and blew up 45 homes. Sixty-nine ...

He was responsible for the 1953 mass murder in the West Bank village of Qibya, and for the mass executions of dozens of armed Palestinians who were seized in the Gaza Strip after the Six-Day War. But he also told me that during the events of Black September – the civil war in Jordan in 1970-71, ...
Perhaps the earliest instance in this trend was the events of Qibya in 1953. Qibya is a Palestinian village in the West Bank, located close to the Green Line. In an Israeli attack on the village, led on the ground by Sharon, scores of homes were destroyed while civilians were still inside. The outcome was a ...
Why, burning [people] is not very different from the collective slaughter perpetrated against the Palestinian people by Zionism over the years, starting with Deir Yassin, Qibya and Al-Dawayima, continuing with Bahr el-Baqar, Sabra and Shatila, and Qana, and dozens of other barbaric massacres in which the ...
Deir Yassin, Nasir al-Din, Haifa, Yazur, Bayt Daras, al-Tantura, al-Lydd, al-Dawayima, Saliha, Qibya, Kufr Qasim, Shuja'iyya, al-Ibrahimi mosque, al-Aqsa, and the most recent massacre of unarmed protestors in Gaza on March 31, among others, will continue to form tragic chapters in our history; yet they are ...
By John Brown. At 9:30 p.m. on the night of October 14, 1953, soldiers from Israel's Paratroopers Unit as well as Commando Unit 101 fired mortars at the West Bank villages (then under Jordanian control) of Qibya and Ni'lin. Following the barrage, over 130 soldiers swarmed Qibya, laying down land mines ...
And while Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles tried to get Israel to back down, on Oct. 15, 1953 a special Israeli army unit “had struck into the Jordanian-occupied West Bank and committed a massacre in the Palestinian village of Qibya, killing more than 60 civilians indiscriminately” in ...


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