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More fires on Gaza border ahead of expected unrest during Bahrain summit

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Israel's Gaza border region saw continued fires on Monday, most of them suspected to have started following launches of incendiary balloons.

Just a day away from the US-led Bahrain economic summit, the Palestinian Authority's ruling party Fatah made calls for mass demonstration to protest the event which which will focus on economic incentives for the Palestinians as a first phase to a Mideast peace plan. 

The PA's official daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida quoted the secretary of Fatah’s Revolutionary Council as calling on "Fatah members and the central forces within Palestinian lands” to express their rejection of the Bahrain Conference by participating in protests on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, according to a translation by Palestinian Media Watch.