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  5/15/2007, Iyar 27, 5767

Arabs Observe Al-Nakba, Mourn Israel's Establishment

Arabs on both sides of the 1967 Green Line mourned the creation of the State of Israel Tuesday, a day they refer to as the Nakba (the catastrophe).

Arab schools held assemblies to observe the day and PA President and PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas delivered an address on PA television to mark the day.