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Palestinians threaten to resume Gaza-Israel border protests

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The Palestinian terror groups have threatened to resume the weekly protests near the Gaza-Israel border if there is no progress in talks to improve the economic and humanitarian situation in the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave.

The threat was relayed to Israel through Egypt, Qatar and other mediators, according to Palestinian sources, who said that the groups were ‘running out of patience’ because of the lack of progress in efforts to ease restrictions imposed on the Gaza Strip.

The 2018-2019 Gaza border protests, called by Palestinian organizers the ‘Great March of Return,’ were a series of weekly demonstrations during which Palestinians clashed with IDF soldiers. The demonstrators demanded that the descendants of Palestinian refugees be allowed to return to their former villages and cities in Israel. They also protested against the blockade on the Gaza Strip…”

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