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A Palestinian protester walks past burni...A Palestinian protester walks past burning tyres during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel, on January 8, 2016, in the village of Kafr Qaddum, near the city of Nablus in the Israeli occupied West Bank. AFP PHOTO / JAAFAR ASHTIYEHJAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images

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A Palestinian protester walks past burning tyres during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel, on in the village of Kafr Qaddum

A relative looks at the demolished house of Palestinian Bahaa Mohammed Halil Allyan in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Jabel Mukaber on Monday

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A relative looks at the demolished house of Palestinian Bahaa Mohammed Halil Allyan in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Jabel Mukaber on Monday

A Palestinian wood carver works on a figurine of an angel at an olive wood factory next to the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.

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A Palestinian wood carver works on a figurine of an angel at an olive wood factory next to the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem today

Druze women mourn their relatives Farhan al-Shaalan and Samir Kantar, who were killed from an Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital, in the Druze village of Ein Kinya in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria. Kantar, a Lebanese who was convicted of carrying out one of the most notorious attacks in Israeli history and spent nearly three decades in an Israeli prison, has been killed by an Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital, the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group said Sunday. Al-Mayadeen said that al-Shaalan, a senior commander with the anti-Israeli  resistance  movement in the Golan Heights, was also killed in the air raid together with an aide to Kantar

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Druze women mourn their relatives Farhan al-Shaalan and Samir Kantar, who were killed from an Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital, in the Druze village of Ein Kinya in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria

Palestinian protesters carry an injured comrade during clashes with Israeli soldiers that followed a protest against the Israeli settlements in Qadomem, in the Kofr Qadom village near the West Bank city of Nablus, 11 December 2015. According to local sources at least five Palestinians were injured during the clashes.

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Palestinian protesters carry an injured comrade during clashes with Israeli soldiers that followed a protest against the Israeli settlements in Qadomem, in the Kofr Qadom village near the West Bank city of Nablus, on Friday

Palestinians run to take cover after Israeli security forces fires tear gas during clashes at the main entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday after the funeral of Palestinian Malek Shahin in the Dheisheh refugee camp. Malek Shahin, 19, was killed early morning at Deheisheh refugee camp during clashes during an Israeli operation to arrest people.

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Palestinians run to take cover after Israeli security forces fires tear gas during clashes at the main entrance of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday after the funeral of Palestinian Malek Shahin in the Dheisheh refugee camp

Palestinian women mourn as they take the last look at the body of Yahya Taha, 21, who was killed during clashes with Israeli troops following an Israeli army raid, at the family house during his funeral in the West Bank village of Qattana, near Ramallah, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. The two-month wave of violence has killed 19 Israelis. At least 93 Palestinian have died, including 59 said by Israel to be attackers.

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Palestinian women mourn as they take the last look at the body of Yahya Taha, 21, who was killed during clashes with Israeli troops following an Israeli army raid, at the family house during his funeral in the West Bank village of Qattana, near Ramallah, Thursday

A masked Palestinian demonstrator flashes the "V" for victory sign during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on Tuesday

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A masked Palestinian demonstrator flashes the “V” for victory sign during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on Tuesday

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 

A Palestinian stone thrower stands near burning tyres during clashes with the Israeli army near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, neighboring Ramallah on Monday. Clashes erupted following the funeral of two Palestinians killed by Israeli armed forces during an operation in Qalandia refugee camp to demolish the home of Mohammed Abu Shahin, accused of killing an Israeli hiker in June 2015.

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A Palestinian stone thrower stands near burning tyres during clashes with the Israeli army near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, neighboring Ramallah on Monday

A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Friday. According to reports, 22 Palestinians were injured during the clashes.

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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Friday

Israeli forces raid West Bank hospital...epa05021437 Palestinian hospital security checks the room where Israeli special forces killed 27 years old Abdallah Shalaldeh and arrested his cousin at the Al-Ahli hospital in the West Bank city of Hebron 12 November 2015. Shalaldeh was shot dead by Israeli special forces during a raid to arrest his cousin Azzam Shalaldeh. An undercover Israeli unit raided a southern West Bank hospital early 12 November, killing one Palestinian and seizing another, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. An Israeli military spokeswoman in Tel Aviv said that security forces had sought to apprehend a Palestinian accused of stabbing an Israeli outside a settlement bloc south of Jerusalem on 25 October 2015. The alleged Palestinian assailant, Azzam Shalaldeh, 20, had been shot by the Israeli victim. The Israeli was, in turn, severely injured with a stab wound to the chest.  EPA/ABED AL HASHLAMOUN ATTENTION EDITORS PICTURE CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT

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Palestinian hospital security guard checks the room where Israeli special forces killed 27 year old Abdallah Shalaldeh and arrested his cousin at the Al-Ahli hospital in the West Bank city of Hebron. Shalaldeh was shot dead by Israeli special forces during a raid to arrest his cousin Azzam Shalaldeh 

Israeli police lead away a Palestinian minor in Pisgat Zeev

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Israeli police lead away a Palestinian minor in Pisgat Zeev…Israeli police lead away a Palestinian minor (C) they said stabbed an Israeli security guard in Pisgat Zeev, which lies on occupied land that Israel annexed to Jerusalem after the 1967 Middle East war, November 10, 2015. An Israeli police spokeswoman said two Palestinians, who she said were aged 12 to 13, stabbed a security guard on the Jerusalem light-rail train in Pisgat Zeev, a Jewish settlement north of Jerusalem. The guard shot back at them wounding one.

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

A Palestinian demonstrater uses an axe t...A Palestinian demonstrater uses an axe to try and destroy a part of the Israeli controvertial separation wall separating the West Bank city of Abu Dis from east Jerusalem, during clashes with Israeli security forces, on November 2, 2015

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A Palestinian demonstrater uses an axe to try and destroy a part of the Israeli controvertial separation wall separating the West Bank city of Abu Dis from east Jerusalem, during clashes with Israeli security forces, on Monday

Palestinian protester tries to hammer a hole through the Israeli

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Palestinian protester tries to hammer a hole through the Israeli barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem, as others wave Palestinian flags during clashes with Israeli troops.

Samaritans pray on top of Mount Gerizim near the northern West Bank city of Nablus on Tuesday during Sukkot (Tabernacles) celebrations. The Samaritans are a community of a few hundred people living in Israel and in the Nablus area, who trace their lineage to the ancient Israelites Moses led out of Egypt.

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Samaritans pray on top of Mount Gerizim near the northern West Bank city of Nablus on Tuesday during Sukkot (Tabernacles) celebrations. The Samaritans are a community of a few hundred people living in Israel and in the Nablus area, who trace their lineage to the ancient Israelites Moses led out of Egypt

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

A Palestinian swings a sling during clashes with Israeli troops, near Ramallah, West Bank,  Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for calm during a surprise visit to Jerusalem on Tuesday ahead of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, in a high-profile gambit to bring an end to a monthlong wave of violence

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A Palestinian swings a sling during clashes with Israeli troops, near Ramallah, West Bank, Tuesday