On ‘Jerusalem Day,’ Gaza anti-blockade protest near Israel

Iranian protesters burn Israeli and U.S. flags in their annual anti-Israeli Al-Quds, Jerusalem, Day rally in Tehran, Iran, Friday, June 8, 2018. Iranians attended the rallies across the country to condemn Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinians burned tires and Israeli troops fired heavy volleys of tear gas Friday to push back large Gaza crowds from the area of the fence separating the blockaded territory from Israel.