Possible ‘Explosion’ Of Violence In West Bank, Gaza Strip As Palestinians To Mark ‘Land Day’ (AUDIO INTERVIEW)
With most eyes focused squarely on the violence in the Gaza Strip, an anonymous Palestinian Authority official has reportedly warned that tensions in the West Bank could lead to a huge “explosion.”
This month, multiple terror attacks and clashes in the territory resulted in the deaths of two Israelis and five Palestinians. Now Ramallah is calling for mass weekend protests to mark “Land Day,” which commemorates a 1976 riot in which six Israeli-Arabs were killed while demonstrating against Jerusalem’s expropriation of Arab-owned lands.
Meanwhile, Hamas is urging Palestinians in the West Bank to continue the “resistance” by using “all methods to confront Israeli crimes.”
After two days of military exchanges between Gaza’s terrorist rulers and Israeli forces, relative calm prevailed Wednesday along the border.
However, Hamas is hoping to draw tens of thousands of Gazans to the security fence on Friday and Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of the “March of Return” protests.
The Media Line discussed the complex situation with Dimitri Diliani, a member of the Revolutionary Council of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction.