Palestinian border protests to peak on May 15
29 April 2018 | 5:15 am
The Palestinian border protests are expected to peak on May 15, the day after the 70th anniversary of Israel's declaration of independence but marked by the Palestinians as the Nakba Day, or "Day of the Catastrophe."
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