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An estimated four people were killed Sunday on the Syria-Israel border, five killed on the Lebanon-Israel border, 52 injured in Gaza, and at least 24 injured in the West Bank as Israeli forces attacked Palestinian refugees trying to re-enter their former homes in what is now Israel. The day of protests was a commemoration of the ‘Nakba’ or ‘Catastrophe’, the day when Israel was created on Palestinian land 63 years ago. read full story / add a comment
Despite Israeli “laws” criminalizing the commemoration of the “Nabka Day”, that marks the creation of Israel on Palestinian lands and the displacement of millions of Palestinians, thousands of residents, including Jewish peace activists, marched on Saturday evening in Jaffa, and held an art festival affirming the Palestinian historic rights and their legitimate struggle against oppression and occupation. read full story / add a comment
The Ministry of Interior in Egypt demanded organizers of the Return March to cancel their May 15 “The Return Procession” to Gaza, due to what it called the “current delegate security situation in the country”. read full story / add a comment
As the Palestinians prepare to mark the Nakba (Catastrophe) Day on May 15, thousands of Egyptians are said to be preparing to march to the Gaza Strip to challenge the illegal Israeli siege on the coastal enclave. They intend to attempt to cross into the coastal region via the Rafah Border Terminal, between Gaza and Egypt. read full story / add a comment
Israeli media sources reported on Wednesday that the Israeli Army are set to increase West Bank deployment as Palestinians prepare to commemorate the Nakba, or in English 'catastrophe' from the period of 1948 which saw the establishment of the state of Israel after an estimated 700,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes. read full story / add a comment
Haartz has today revealed files showing that Israel cancelled the residency of up to 140,000 Palestinians between 1967 and 1994. read full story / add a comment
Right-wing Israelis held a march through Jaffa to protest against what they deemed, “the Islamic movement gaining control” over the city. read full story / add a comment
The Lebanese government started to implement the new labor and social security law which allows Palestinian refugees in Lebanon to occupy more jobs. read full story / add a comment
Israeli sources reported on Wednesday at night that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, approved the return of nearly 350 Palestinian refugees living in Libya into the West Bank. read full story / add a comment
On Monday, Palestinian, Israeli and international activists protested and held vigils in front of Canadian Embassies organized by the Committee for the Defence of the Rights of the Latrun Villages. The Committee represents residents from Palestinian villages that were forcibly expelled from their villages by Israeli occupying forces in 1967. read full story / add a comment
The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) has pledged ₤1.5 million of new support for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. The aid will go the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) which provides services to Palestinian refugees in a number of countries. read full story / add a comment
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