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13 May 2018

Palestinians prepare to mark ‘Day of Catastrophe’

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

It’s likely to be an incendiary week in Gaza.

Hamas has been organising demonstrations on its border with Israel for nearly two months. More protests are likely tomorrow and on Tuesday to mark what the Palestinians call Nakba, or the Day of Catastrophe, when they fled or were forced from their homes as the state of Israel was established.