An attempted rescue operation May 15, 2001 saw Palestinians from all neighbouring borders attempting to 'liberate Palestine' through the weapon of peaceful protest. The Nakba day incidents on Israel's borders showed that the Palestinians have finally entered the fray of the Arab revolutinary Spring. This was a 6 pronged challenge to Israel from multiple borders - Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, West Bank and Gaza.
The Gaddafis flirt with Israel:
In a report emerging from Yediot Aharonot- local Israeli paper in Hebrew- as well as a local Lebanese publication, Al-Akbar news- Saif al-Islam is rumoured to be going to Israel for support at this time for his embattled country. He is said to have quite a developed relationship with Israel both during this current crisis and in his own personal life, more specifically love life.
Ramadan is already difficult enough. Dawn-to-dusk fasting in summer heat, stress and social obligations can make for a trying time. But with the added complexities of navigating Israeli checkpoints in the Occupied Territories and Jerusalem, it’s even harder for Palestinians living under occupation.