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Palestinians mark Nakba Day (Catastrophe Day) every year with demonstrations in both Gaza and the West Bank.
The protesters demanded the return of all refugees from the war who live outside Israel, as well as the restitution of abandoned lands to those Arabs who moved to another location within Israel.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made a brief visit on Sunday to Egypt.
UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolay Mladenov urged both Israel and Hamas to refrain from violence during the protests.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Israel warned protesters not to approach frontier fence; nineteen Palestinians have been killed in violence over past week.
Jerusalem rejects accusations of ‘disproportionate’ force, says Gaza fence separates state from terrorists.
By DANIEL J. ROTH,HERB KEINON
Erekat said the decision showed the determination of the US administration to "destroy the two-state solution."
By ADAM RASGON
Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli security forces got into clashes in the West Bank on Monday as demonstrations marking 'Nakba Day' continued to escalate.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Here are five facts about the annual commemoration by Palestinians of the 'catastrophe' of the establishment of the State of Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The heatwave was weighing on people and many shops were closed because Sunday is a Christian day off.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Joint List head Ayman Odeh (Hadash) said, 'The Nakba is our tragedy, 531 villages were destroyed, entire families lost everything.'
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
In Bethlehem, Palestinians commemorated the Nakba by creating a special "Return train." The black-painted train was decorated with slogans such as "return is our right and our will."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Speakers made calls to unity and used phrases such as 'our land'. There were tents with pictures of Arab villages lost during the 1948 war.
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