Palestinians stage protests along border with Israel

Palestinian protesters fly a kite with a burning rag dangling from its tail to during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on Friday. "With further escalations expected during the coming weeks, the increasing numbers of injured patients requiring urgent medical care is likely to devastate Gaza's already weakened health system, placing even more lives at risk".

The protests Friday marked the fourth week of mass rallies for what organizers have called the "Great March of Return".

They are calling for an end to Israel's blockade of the territory and say they want to highlight their right to return to lands where their families once lived, in what is now Israel.

One other section which had been labeled "the Occupied Territories and Israel" was retitled " evenWest Bank, Golan Heights, Israel and Gaza." the phrase "occupied" was eliminated by writing.

Since the protests began, thousands of Palestinians have been injured and 39 have been killed, according to a CNN count, based on figures from the Palestinian Health Ministry.

Earlier the United Nations envoy to the region blasted Israel's response to the Gaza protests as "outrageous" and called on the IDF to stop shooting children.

Israel says it's defending its border, and alleges Hamas uses protests as cover for attacks.

In Arabic, they read in part, "You are participating in violent disturbances". "Stay away from the terror instigators and violent riot orchestrators".

The clip showed the group's operatives looking through the scope of a rifle at Israeli military officers.

On previous Fridays, most protesters stayed in the camps, with smaller groups throwing stones, burning tires and hurling firebombs near the fence.

In addition, two Palestinian men, ages 24 and 25, were shot and killed in a border area in northern Gaza, the Health Ministry said.

On Thursday, the militant group Islamic Jihad released a video showing a gunman watching Israeli army officials through the scope of a rifle. "And think that you are protected". Jamal al-Fadi, a professor of political science in Gaza, said weeks of protest had led to new "means of struggle".

Yisrael Beiteinu released a statement in response to Mladanov's tweet: "When will you chant something against the Hamas terrorist organization that sends children to a unsafe border area?" Egyptian mediators have attempted unsuccessfully that Hamas, which has been controlling Gaza Strip for 11 years, paralyzed protests in exchange for allowing most serious injuries to be evacuated outside enclave. Hamas and Israel have fought three wars in Gaza in the past 10 years. However in my own remarks at some time, she cautiously avoided with the word "busy", and about Friday, she and other officials declined to answer repeated inquiries about the word's nearly entire banishment in your accounts.

A large prayer site was set up, and a troupe performed an Arab and Palestinian folk dance called "dabke".

US President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt also said on Twitter that "A full investigation by Israel of Mohammed Ayoub's death is underway so that we will be able to understand what happened".

"Thanks to the IDF's activity, week by week there is a drop in the number of participants in the riots".

The Palestinians say they will be asking the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish a commission to carry out an independent investigation of the Israeli military's killing and wounding of Palestinians during protests in Gaza. Palestinians took selfies with posters of Palestinians held in Israeli jails.

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