|Syrians stream over the border fence challenging Israel's sovereignty|
[T]he IDF dealt with four simultaneous fronts - Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, and the West Bank. While all expectations were for violence in the West Bank, it turned out to be the quietest of the four.
Arab Protesters Descend on Israeli Borders
Thousands of Arab protesters marched on Israel's borders with Syria, Lebanon and Gaza on Sunday in an unprecedented wave of demonstrations, in an annual Palestinian mourning ritual marking the anniversary of Israel's birth.
At the Syrian frontier, thousands of people approached the border, throwing rocks and bottles at Israeli forces. When hundreds of people burst across the border fence into the Israeli-controlled town of Majdal Shams, surprised soldiers opened fire. Syrian forces did not intervene.
At the Lebanese border near Maroun al-Ras, Israeli troops clashed with a large crowd of Lebanese demonstrators who approached the border. In Gaza, demonstrators were wounded as they tried to approach a heavily fortified border crossing into Israel.
Inside Israel, an Arab truck driver in Tel Aviv plowed through a crowded street, killing one Israeli and injuring 16 others.
Israel Sees "Fingerprints of Iran" on Border Riots
IDF Spokesman Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai said, "I see fingerprints of Iranian provocation and an attempt to use Nakba day to create conflict."
(Israel Defense Forces)