What is the Nakba: the Palestinian catastrophe explained


The 70th commemoration of the Nakba, when 800,000 Palestinians were driven from their homes by the the creation of Israel, falls on 15 May.

Palestinians at the barbed-wire marking the border between Gaza and Israel east of Gaza City on 13 May 2018 (AFP)
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