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Umm Kamil in the region of Gaza Strip is a place in Palestinian Territory - some 309 mi or ( 497 km ) South-East of East Jerusalem , the country's capital city .

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Time in Umm Kamil is now 04:22 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Gaza " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Damascus, Amman, Tyre, Beirut, and Umm al Kilab. Since you are here already, consider visiting Damascus . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Umm Kamil ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Gaza War

2:01 min by Roy Watkinson
Views: 32164 Rating: 3.95

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 ..

UN inquiry finds Israel guilty of Gaza war crimes - 15 Sept 09

1:55 min by AlJazeeraEnglish
Views: 16301 Rating: 4.38

A United Nations report on Israel's war on Gaza says war crimes were committed by both sides in the conflict. But most of the criticism was directed at Israel's conduct. Richard Goldstone, the judge l ..

Haniya and Galloway

0:49 min by Anochi
Views: 7553 Rating: 3.82

Haniya and Galloway: Leftist British MP gives thousands of dollars, vehicles to Hamas From George Galloway was the Jihad Watch International Dhimmi of the Year 2005. He continues to ..

The War Tapes: Israeli UAV over Rafah

1:40 min by kaxlan2009
Views: 6903 Rating: 4.47

Unedited footage of Israeli UAV flying over the Palestinian city of Rafah on the 30th of December 2008, during the recent massacres. Most probably is a Heron used for surveillance only, without weapon ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 31.31 34.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Villages in the Gaza Strip

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.

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Located at 31.29 34.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 210s BC conflicts, 217 BC, Battles involving the Ptolemaic Kingdom, Syrian Wars

Rafah Governorate

The Rafah Governorate is a governorate of the Palestinian National Authority in the southernmost portion of the Gaza Strip. Its district capital or muhfaza is the city of Rafah located on the border with Egypt. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics the governorate had a population of 171,363 in mid-year 2006. It contains the closed down Yasser Arafat International Airport.

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Located at 31.30 34.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Rafah Governorate

2008 breach of the Gaza–Egypt border

The breach of the Gaza-Egypt border began on 23 January 2008, after Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip set off an explosion near the Rafah Border Crossing, destroying part of the Israel and Egypt – Gaza Strip barrier. The United Nations estimates that as many as half the 1.5 million population of the Gaza Strip crossed the border into Egypt seeking food and supplies. Israeli police went on an increased alert due to fears that militants would acquire weapons in Egypt.

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Located at 31.29 34.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 2008 in Egypt, Conflicts in 2008, Egypt–Gaza Strip border, Egypt–Gaza Strip border crossings, Gaza Strip, Human rights in the Gaza Strip, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Israel–Gaza conflict

Khan Yunis Governorate

The Khan Yunis Governorate is one of 16 Governorates of the Palestinian National Authority, located in the southern Gaza Strip. Its district capital is Khan Yunis. The governorate has a total population of approximately 280,000. Its land area is 69.61% urban, 12.8% rural and 17.57% comprising the Khan Yunis refugee camp.

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Located at 31.35 34.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Geography of the Gaza Strip, Khan Yunis Governorate