The Nakba or Catastrophe.
There is still a Nakba, though.
They forget that today in every house there is a Nakba.
On the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, Yousef Albahnasawi still hopes to return to his village.
It may be noted that May 15 this
year marks the 70th anniversary of Al Nakba(the catastrophe).
Commemorating the creation of Israel as Al- Nakba(" the disaster");
Proposing a" one- state solution"( i. e., no more Israel);
Sadly, the cause of our Nakba was the weak Arab armies,
which came over to fight back the Israeli troops and defend our homeland.
For Palestinians, May 15 marks Nakba Day, or the"catastrophe", when they
commemorate the mass displacement of Palestinians to make way for the state of Israel.
Family solidarity is a surviving traditional structure after the Nakba, the creation of the Israel state in 1948,
with children raised to have a sense of responsibility towards family members.
As predicted, Israel stated on Friday that they
would refuse to cooperate with the U.N. in their investigation of the Nakba Day shooting that killed 61 Palestinians at the Gaza Border.
Some 70 percent of Gaza's two million population are descendants of Palestinians who were driven from their homes in the territories taken over by Israel during the 1948 war,
known to Arabs as the Nakba.