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Khan Yunis Destination Guide

Delve into Khan Yunis in Palestinian Territory!

Khan Yunis in the region of Gaza Strip with it's 173,183 residents is a city in Palestinian Territory - some 306 mi (or 493 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Khan Yunis in Palestinian Territory

Current time in Khan Yunis is now 04:25 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Gaza" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Damascus, Amman, Tyre, Beirut, Rafah or Abasan al-Saghira. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

31°C / 89 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1016.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 20th of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Thursday, 21st of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)
Friday, 22nd of September 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 29°C (85 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)

Videos

A Message of Truth to Egypt's Government...

02:05 min ( January 09, 2010 by sHaDoWsOFisLaM)
Views: 21,199 - Rating: 4.86364/5

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "Whoever of you sees an evil deed should change it with his hand [by acting], or if he cannot do that, then with his tongue [by speaking out], or if he c...

Israeli Occupation Forces Fire on Farmer...

02:15 min ( February 26, 2009 by ya9ni)
Views: 25,293 - Rating: 4.4539/5

24th February 2009 Khoza'a, Khan Younis , Gaza Strip: Palestinian farmers, accompanied by international Human Rights Workers (HRWs), were fired upon by Israeli forces in the village of Khozaa, near Kh...


Israeli Navy Incinerates Gaza Fishing Bo...

04:35 min ( September 02, 2009 by ya9ni)
Views: 18,866 - Rating: 4.4359/5

The Israeli Navy attacks several fishing boats from Gaza City port. One is riddled with machine gun fire, then shelled and set on fire. In November 2008 this boat was seized by the Israeli Navy and al...

Gaza War

02:01 min ( January 05, 2009 by Roy Watkinson)
Views: 32,164 - Rating: 3.94643/5

Stop the Gaza War. Both Parties are as bad as each other but why should the children suffer? Please do what you can to share this video and get the war stopped. If you have children just look into you...


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Interesting facts about this location

Gush Katif

Gush Katif was a bloc of 17 Israeli settlements in the southern Gaza strip. Gush Katif was specifically mentioned by Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli prime minister who fell victim to an assassin in 1995, as essential to Israel's security border. In August 2005, the Israeli army moved the 8,600 residents of Gush Katif to Israel. They were evicted from the area and their homes demolished as part of Israel's unilateral disengagement plan from the Gaza Strip portion of the Palestinian Territories.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.34, 34.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Former Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip, Gaza Strip, Geography of the Gaza Strip, Historic Jewish communities, Israel's unilateral disengagement plan, Populated places established in 1968

Sheikh Khalifa City

Sheikh Khalifa City in the southwestern Gaza Strip, is the site named after United Arab Emirates President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who finances the construction of a major housing programme of 3000 apartments http://uaeinteract. com/government/development_aid. asp. Once called "Morag", when it was a Gush Katif settlement, it has been retroceded to the Palestinian authorities after the settlers' buildings and facilities were destroyed by Israel in 2005.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.34, 34.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Villages in the Gaza Strip

Murder of Tali Hatuel and her four daughters

The murder of Tali Hatuel and her four daughters was a shooting attack on May 2, 2004, in which Palestinian militants killed Tali Hatuel, a Jewish settler, who was eight months pregnant along with her four daughters, aged two to ten. The attack took place near the Kissufim Crossing near their home in Gush Katif bloc of Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip during the Second Intifada.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.34, 34.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Crimes against humanity, Deaths by firearm in the Gaza Strip, Israeli casualties in the Second Intifada, Israeli murder victims, Israeli settlers, Israeli terrorism victims, Mass murder in 2004, Murdered Israeli children, Murdered pregnant women, Palestinian terrorism, Terrorism deaths in the Gaza Strip, Terrorist attacks attributed to Palestinian militant groups

Battle of Raphia

The Battle of Raphia, also known as the Battle of Gaza, was a battle fought on 22 June 217 BC near modern Rafah between the forces of Ptolemy IV Philopator, king of Egypt and Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom during the Syrian Wars. It was one of the largest battles of the Hellenistic kingdoms of the Diadochi and was waged to determine the sovereignty of Coele Syria.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.34, 34.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:210s BC conflicts, 217 BC, Battles involving the Ptolemaic Kingdom, Syrian Wars

Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip is a territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea that borders Egypt on the southwest (11 km) and Israel on the east and north (51 km). It is 41 kilometres long, and from 6 to 12 kilometres (to mi) wide, with a total area of 365 square kilometres . The population of Gaza Strip is about 1.7 million people. The population is predominantly Sunni Muslim. With a yearly growth rate of about 3.2%, the Gaza Strip has the 7th highest population growth rate in the world.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.34, 34.31 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Fertile Crescent, Gaza Strip, Geography of the Gaza Strip, Southern Levant, States and territories established in 2007

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