Sheikh Ijlin

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Sheikh Ijlin
الشيخ عجلين
Sheikh Ajleen
Sheikh Ijlin is located in Gaza Strip
Sheikh Ijlin
Sheikh Ijlin
Location in Gaza Strip
Coordinates: 31°30′48.1″N 34°25′41.3″E / 31.513361°N 34.428139°E / 31.513361; 34.428139
Country  Palestine
Governorate Gaza Governorate
City Gaza
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Sheikh Ijlin (Arabic: الشيخ عجلين[1]) is a neighborhood in southern Gaza City near the coastal road.[2] On November 18, 2002, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) attacked the neighborhood, destroying the offices of the Preventive Security Force of the Palestinian National Authority.[3]


  1. ^ from a personal name, according to Palmer, 1881, p. 362
  2. ^ Israeli Occupying Forces Systematically Attack Civilian Property in Khan Yunis (Gaza Strip) Applied Research Institute - Jerusalem. 2005-01-27.
  3. ^ Khaled Amayreh. Expanding the settlements. Al-Ahram Weekly. 2002-11-27.


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Coordinates: 31°32′9.59″N 34°27′55.75″E / 31.5359972°N 34.4654861°E / 31.5359972; 34.4654861