13.05.2011 09.Ijar, 5771 Tag 24 des Omer
Main Nakba commemoration event will be a series of marches throughout the West Bank and Gaza next week.
The Palestinian Authority’s planned commemoration of the Nakba this weekend will be the first significant test of how the recent reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas has affected the PA’s security cooperation with Israel, senior Israel Defense Forces officers said yesterday.
The Nakba − literally, “catastrophe” − is the Palestinian term for Israel’s establishment. It is marked every year on May 15, the date Israel declared independence according to the Gregorian calendar. This year, Palestinians have planned a series of events running from Friday through Sunday….