Palestinians mark 1948 displacement

Associated Press
People hold torches as Palestinians hold a rally to commemorate the 1948 creation of the Israeli state, known in Arabic as "Nakba Day," or "Day of the Catastrophe" in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

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Clashes erupted on the West Bank after Palestinians marked the 65th anniversary of "nakba," or "catastrophe" the term they use to describe their defeat and displacement in the war that followed Israel's founding in 1948.

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