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Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police on Nakba Day

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A Palestinian sets fire to a tire during clashes between hundreds of Palestinians and Israeli soldiers outside the Ofer prison after a march marking the 65th Nakba day or "Day of Catastrophe" on May 15, in Betunia near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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A mounted Israeli policeman tries to disperse Palestinian protesters waving their national flag during clashes as demonstrators gathered outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem on May 15, to mark the 65th Nakba or "Day of Catastrophe"

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A Palestinian protestor holds a Molotov cocktail and a lighter, ready to be used against Israeli security forces during clashes to mark Nakba Day near the West Bank city of Ramallah May 15. Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and at East Jerusalem on Wednesday during demonstrations to mark 65 years since what they call the Nakba (Catastrophe) when Israel's creation caused many to lose their homes and become refugees.

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Palestinian protesters are stopped by Israeli soldiers during clashes after a rally marking Nakba Day in the Beit Omar village, north the West Bank city of Hebron, on May 15. Nakba Day is the annual day of commemoration of the displacement of Palestinians after the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948.

Clashes broke out between Palestinians and Israeli forces on Nakba Day, a day when Palestinians commemorate the loss of their homes in the 1948 war that resulted in the creation of Israel. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.