Gaza Border Protest More Subdued Friday

(Reuters-AFP-Arab News-Saudi Arabia) Crowds of Palestinians protested along the Gaza-Israel border on Friday but in fewer numbers and with less fury than has been seen for months as Egyptian mediators worked to lower tension. The Israeli military said that while there were indeed disturbances, much of the crowd kept their distance. A Palestinian official said the goal of Egyptian mediation was to end the protests and in return secure an easing of an Israeli-Egyptian blockade of Gaza.

2018-11-05 00:00:00

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