06.06.2011 4.Siwan, 5771 Tag 48 des Omer
Border town has become flash point in recurring Israeli-Palestinian skirmishes both on Nakba Day last month as well as Naksa Day.
The Golan Heights village of Majdal Shams was the site yesterday of most of the attempts to cross illegally from Syria into Israel for the second time in three weeks – to the dismay of many residents of the Druze village.
On May 15, more than 100 people crossed the border fence from Syria into Israel to mark Nakba Day, the anniversary of the establishment of Israel. Yesterday, on Naksa Day, the 44th anniversary of the beginning of the Six-Day War, Israeli forces were able to repel the mass infiltration attempt….