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In Pictures: 'Ahead of the Nakba'
 
Masked Palestinian demonstrators in East Jerusalem's Shuafat refugee camp burn an Israeli flag on Friday to mourn the "Nakba" or "catastrophe" - a reference to Israel's establishment in 1948. [AFP]
Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli forces following Friday prayer in East Jerusalem. Israeli police flooded the streets of Jerusalem, fearing violence. [AFP]
Israeli riot policemen fire tear gas at Palestinian demonstrators in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Issawiya on Friday. [GETTY]
A Palestinian demonstrator jumps in the air amid tear gas fired by the Israeli riot police in Issawiya on Friday. [GETTY]
Israeli riot police detain a man whose face was sprayed with pepper spray during riots in Issawiya on Friday. [AFP]
Israeli policemen detain a Palestinian during clashes in Issawiya on Friday. [REUTERS]
Palestinian schoolgirls take part in a demonstration in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Friday to mark the Nakba's anniversary. [AFP]
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon carry their belongings and a placard that reads in Arabic: "the right to return". [EPA]
A Palestinian woman at a Beirut festival commemorating the Nakba, shyly covers her face with a traditional dress. [REUTERS]
A Palestinian refugee in Jordan holds a giant key to symbolise the right of return of refugees to their pre-1948 homes. [REUTERS]
Jordanians wave banners and shout slogans during a rally marking the Nakba in Amman. 5,000 other Jordanians showed solidarity at a gathering in the Jordan Valley. [REUTERS]
Jordanians sit and watch a demonstration marking Nakba Day in Shouneh, a town west of the Jordanian capital Amman. [REUTERS]
Activists demonstrate in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo as thousands of Egyptians took to the streets to pressure their military rulers to do more to help Palestinians. [REUTERS]
Thousands of Egyptian hold Egyptian and Palestinian flags during a 'unity rally' in Cairo's Tahrir Square. [EPA]
Israeli border police watch over the Dome of the Rock as they stand guard near Jerusalem's Old City. [REUTERS]
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