Palestinians gather next to tents they erected near the Gaza-Israel border on the outskirts of Gaza City, for a six-week show of support for Palestinian refugees, on March 27, 2018. AFP / MAHMUD HAMS
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Israeli soldiers Tuesday detained three Palestinians who slipped across the border with the Gaza Strip allegedly in possession of knives and grenades, officials said, as tensions rise along the volatile frontier.Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, on an inspection tour of southern Israel near the Gaza border, said he had ordered a probe and expected the results Thursday.The detentions come as Israel braces for the annual Palestinian Land Day protests, commemorating the killing of six unarmed 1948 Palestinian protesters in Israel in 1976, set to begin Friday in Gaza and the occupied West Bank.A day later gunfire from Gaza set off Israel's Iron Dome air defense system and in response an army tank fired at a Hamas position.
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