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Iraq – Palestinian Intifada 2001

The second Palestinian intifada


The second Palestinian intifada erupted in 2000, after Ariel Sharon stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque and continued until 2005, interspersed with numerous confrontations between Palestinian citizens and the Israeli occupation forces.

The Republic of Iraq issued a postal sheet entitled “Intifada until liberation” that commemorates the image of the martyr Faris Odeh (1985-2000), who intercepted a convoy of Israeli tanks with stones.

Year of Issue: 2001

Value: 250 dinars

Size: 88mm x 67mm

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