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Israel Defense Force soldiers and Palestinians clashed on Friday throughout the West Bank, days before planned demonstrations to commemorate the Nakba.
Mild clashes between the IDF and Palestinians erupted in Jerusalem on Friday morning, in Silwan, Isawiya and in the Old City. Israel police forces have arrested 11 protesters.
However, Palestinian officials have reported one wounded from live fire in Ras al-Amud, an East Jerusalem neighborhood and several others have been reported wounded by rubber bullets and tear gas, mainly in Silwan.
Jordanians and Egyptians took to the streets Friday calling for the establishment of a Palestinian state and an end to the displacement of refugees.
In Cairo, thousands rallied in support of the Palestinians, beginning a Facebook-generated campaign aimed at marching on the borders of the Palestinian territories.
Egypt's powerful Muslim Brotherhood backed Friday's demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square but does not favor a march to the borders. On Thursday Egypt's ruling Military Council called on organizers to cancel the march and to concentrate instead on local issues.
Pro-Palestinian demonstrations are not unusual in Jordan or Egypt, but gatherings and marches solicited on Facebook are. Organizers have apparently been inspired by the Arab uprisings in Egypt and other Arab countries that were heavily dependent on social network sites.
In Jordan, protesters chanted, "The people want to liberate Palestine."
They also shouted, "The people want to end Wadi Araba," a reference to Jordan's 1994 peace treaty with Israel.
A Palestinian teenager who was shot on Friday during clashes with Israeli security forces near the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, succumbed to his wounds on Saturday morning. Expecting further demonstrations, Israeli police have been deployed heavily throughout the city.