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Israeli security forces body search Palestinians in the West Bank town of Hebron on September 20, 2016, after a Palestinian tried to stab Israeli soldiers before being shot to death at a checkpoint at the entrance of the nearby village of Bani Naim.  This incident was the ninth since September 16, 2016, coming after Palestinians wrapped up the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha and as Israel tightened security ahead of major Jewish holidays in October.   / AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADERHAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images

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Israeli security forces body search Palestinians in the West Bank town of Hebron after a Palestinian tried to stab Israeli soldiers before being shot to death at a checkpoint at the entrance of the nearby village of Bani Naim 

Palestinian house demolishing...epa05243187 The mother of the house owner (C) reacts near the rubble of her son's house after the Israeli Army demolished it in the West Bank village of Soureef, near Hebron, 04 April 2016. The house which belongs to a family of six was demolished by the Israeli Army because it reportedly is located near the controversial Israeli separation wall and the Palestinians have not had the Israeli permits needed to build it.  EPA/ABED AL HASHLAMOUN

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The mother of the house owner reacts near the rubble of her son’s house after the Israeli Army demolished it in the West Bank village of Soureef, near Hebron

Blind and visually impaired Palestinian students walk down the stairs at a school, where they are taught English through song and music, at a school in the West Bank city of Hebron

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Blind and visually impaired Palestinian students walk down the stairs at a school, where they are taught English through song and music, in the West Bank city of Hebron

clashes...epa05034434 Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes followed the funeral of Shadi Arafeh, in the West Bank city of Hebron 20 November 2015. According to reports, three people were killed, including Arafeh, on 19 November when a Palestinian opened fire on an Israeli car in the West Bank, near the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, before hitting his vehicle onto walkers.  EPA/ABED AL HASHLAMOUN

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Palestinians hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes followed the funeral of Shadi Arafeh, in the West Bank city of Hebron 

Palestinian protesters fuel a burning barricade of tires during clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank city of Hebron, 06 November 2015. Palestinians have launched dozens of knife attacks against Israelis since early October, avenging perceived Israeli violations, denied by Israel, at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Israel has retaliated against Palestinian protesters hurling petrol bombs and rocks with tear gas, rubber bullets and also live ammunition, as well as undercover commandos.

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Palestinian protesters fuel a burning barricade of tires during clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank city of Hebron, on Friday

Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli security forces following Friday prayers on Friday, in the West Bank town of Hebron. Israel lifted age restrictions for the main weekly prayers at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in an apparent bid to ease tensions over the site that sparked a surge in Israel-Palestinian violence

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Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli security forces following Friday prayers on Friday, in the West Bank town of Hebron. Israel lifted age restrictions for the main weekly prayers at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in an apparent bid to ease tensions over the site that sparked a surge in Israel-Palestinian violence

Palestinian protesters look around a wall during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron, 21 October 2015. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he understands Palestinian frustrations, but urges violence will not help achieve statehood. In a surprise emergency visit to the region, Ban urged Palestinians to stop knife attacks and violent protests, and Israel to stop security measures such as demolishing homes and erecting walls, acts that he warned would only add to Palestinian desperation and frustration.

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Palestinian protesters look around a wall during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron, 0n Wednesday

The clothes of a Palestinian student from Hebron University burn after he set himself on fire while throwing a Molotov cocktail towards Israeli soldiers and border police during clashes after the protesters blocked the main north entrance of the West Bank town of Hebron with stones and tyres on October 13, 2015. The rising tide of unrest, which has seen a series of stabbing attacks and violent protests, has raised fears that a full-scale third Palestinian uprising, or intifada, could erupt. AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADERHAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images

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A Palestinian student from Hebron University sets himself on fire while throwing a Molotov cocktail towards Israeli soldiers and border police, Hebron, Gaza

Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes over tension in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron...Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes over tension in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron September 29, 2015. Israeli police and Palestinians clashed on Sunday at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound, where violence in recent weeks has raised international concern.

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Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes over tension in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday

Palestinian protesters from the village of Beit Ummar near Hebron, West Bank, clash with Israeli soldiers in the village on 23 July 2015. Following the funeral of Falah Abu Maria, 53, who was shot dead by  Israeli soldiers during a raid on his home early 23 July 2015 to arrest his son, in the southern West Bank town of Beit Ummar. The man's two sons, both in their 20s, were injured in the raid

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Palestinian protesters from the village of Beit Ummar near Hebron, West Bank, clash with Israeli soldiers in the village on Thursday

A young settler holding a wooden rifle stands next to an Israeli soldier as he  secures a street during the visit of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the Cave of the Patriarchs in the Old City of West Bank city Hebron, 02 February 2015. Rivlin came to Hebron to inaugurate a newly developed Hebron Heritage Museum

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A young settler holding a wooden rifle stands next to an Israeli soldier as he secures a street during the visit of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the Cave of the Patriarchs in the Old City of West Bank city Hebron on Monday

Palestinian men try to prevent flood water from entering shops in the old city of Hebron on November 27, 2014 as a fierce winter storm which has been battering the region for the past four days.

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Palestinian men try to prevent flood water from entering shops in the old city of Hebron on Thursday as a fierce winter storm which has been battering the region for the past four days

An elderly Palestinian man wearing traditional clothes prepares to throw a stone

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An elderly Palestinian man wearing traditional clothes prepares to throw a stone towards Israeli security forces on Friday during clashes following a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron to support people in the Gaza Strip and against Egypt’s policy on Gaza.

A young boy stands amid the rubble of the burned out house of Marwan Qawasmeh, a Palestinian member of the Islamist Hamas in Hebron named by Israel as one of the two prime suspects in the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers on July 1, 2014 in the West Bank town of Hebron, after the house was blown up by Israeli army. Israel vowed to hunt down the Hamas militants it holds responsible for kidnapping and killing three teenagers, but was likely to carefully weigh its response to avoid triggering a regional flareup.

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A young boy stands amid the rubble of the burned out house of Marwan Qawasmeh, a Palestinian member of the Islamist group Hamas in Hebron named by Israel as one of the two prime suspects in the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers on Tuesday in the West Bank town of Hebron, after the house was blown up by Israeli army

The mother of Mohammed Dudin, a 14-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli troops in overnight clashes in Dura, weeps during his funeral in the Palestinian village, south of the West Bank city of Hebron, on June 20,2014. Palestinian security sources said clashes erupted in Dura after Israeli forces arrived to conduct arrests as part of the operation to locate three Israeli teenagers they believe were abducted by Islamist movement Hamas in the West Bank.

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The mother of Mohammed Dudin, a 15-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli troops in overnight clashes in Dura, weeps during his funeral in the Palestinian village, south of the West Bank city of Hebron on Friday

An Israeli soldier conducts a search mission during the sixth day into the search of three missing teenagers June 18, 2014 in Hebron, West Bank. Israeli soldiers have so far detained more than 210 suspects in the search for three teenagers who went missing in Jewish settlements in the West Bank late last week.

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An Israeli soldier conducts a search mission during the sixth day into the search of three missing teenagers in Hebron, West Bank

Protesters dance at a crossroad in Hebron, near Pretoria, on February 7, 2014 during a protest for basic government services. South African police fired stun grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets on February 6, 2014 to disperse thousands of rioters demanding basic government services in communities near Pretoria and Johannesburg. Security forces were deployed to several flashpoints in Gauteng province as protesters blocked streets and set ablaze police stations and other municipal buildings as well as tyres.

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Protesters dance at a crossroad in Hebron, near Pretoria, on Friday during a protest for basic government services. South African police fired stun grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets on Thursday to disperse thousands of rioters demanding basic government services in communities near Pretoria and Johannesburg.

A Palestinian boys throws a snowball near Ibrahimi Mosque or the Tomb of the Patriarch, a religious site to both Muslims and Jew, in the West Bank town of Hebron as snow falls on December 12, 2013. A bruising winter storm brought severe weather to the Middle East, forcing the closure of roads and schools and blanketing much of the high altitude areas with snow and ice.

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A Palestinian boy plays near Ibrahimi Mosque or the Tomb of the Patriarch, a religious site to Muslims and Jews, in the West Bank town of Hebron

A Palestinian youth uses a sling shot during clashes with Israeli security close to an army checkpoint in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinian communities around the Israeli occupied West Bank are marking the ninth anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat who passed away in Paris on November 11, 2004 at 75 after falling sick a month earlier.

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A Palestinian youth uses a sling shot during clashes with Israeli security close to an army checkpoint in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinian communities around the Israeli occupied West Bank are marking the ninth anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat who passed away in Paris in November, 2004 at 75 after falling sick a month earlier.

Palestinian children wait to receive food, donated by the Islamic endowment authority Islamic waqf, at a soup kitchen in the West Bank city of Hebron during the holy month of Ramadan July 18, 2013. During Ramadan, there is an increase in demand for food, a manager at the soup kitchen said.

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Palestinian children wait to receive food, donated by the Islamic waqf relief agency, at a soup kitchen in the West Bank city of Hebron during the holy month of Ramadan, it is a time, says the manager of the kitchen, when there is an increase demand for food