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An Israeli policeman prevents a Palestinian man from entering  in Jerusalem's Old City

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An Israeli policeman prevents a Palestinian man from entering the compound which houses al-Aqsa mosque, known by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and by Jews as the Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City. 

Turkish tourists are seen trying to take shelter during clashes between Palestinians protesters and Israeli police near the entrance of al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on Monday. New clashes broke out between Palestinians and Israeli police who stormed Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, as an expected increase in Jewish visitors to the site over the Sukkot holiday boosted tensions.

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Turkish tourists are seen trying to take shelter during clashes between Palestinians protesters and Israeli police near the entrance of al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on Monday

Ultra-Orthodox Jews check palm fronds to determine if they are ritually acceptable as one of the four items used as a symbol on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in Jerusalem, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. The holiday commemorates the Israelites 40 years of wandering in the desert and a decorated hut is erected outside religious households as a sign of temporary shelter. The weeklong holiday begins on Sunday

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews check palm fronds to determine if they are ritually acceptable as one of the four items used as a symbol on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in Jerusalem, Thursday

Israelis walk in the middle of an empty street during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. Yom Kippur, or 'Day of Atonement,' is the holiest of Jewish holidays when observant Jews atone for the sins of the past year and the nation comes to almost a complete standstill

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Israelis walk in the middle of an empty street during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, in Jerusalem, Wednesday. Yom Kippur, or ‘Day of Atonement,’ is the holiest of Jewish holidays when observant Jews atone for the sins of the past year and the nation comes to almost a complete standstill

Palestinian women from the so-called Murrabit group raise copies of the Koran, Islam's holy book, and shout slogans in front of Israeli security forces during a protest against Jewish groups visiting the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on September 22, 2015. Israel said thousands of police would be deployed in Jerusalem ahead of the Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha holidays after three days of clashes rocked the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

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Palestinian women from the so-called Murrabit group raise copies of the Koran, Islam’s holy book, and shout slogans in front of Israeli security forces during a protest against Jewish groups visiting the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalems old city on Tuesday

Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Dorog Hassidic sect gather around a butcher just before he slaughter a chicken as part of the Kaparot ritual, in which it is believed that one transfers one's sins from the past year into the chicken, in the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. The ritual is performed before the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish year which starts at sundown Tuesday

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Dorog Hassidic sect gather around a butcher just before he slaughter a chicken as part of the Kaparot ritual, in which it is believed that one transfers one’s sins from the past year into the chicken, in the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday

Palestinain women (R) shout "Allahu Akbar" (God is the greatest) as Israeli security forces escort Jewish worshippers coming from the Western Wall, Judaism holiest site, vrossing through the Muslim quarter in Jerusalem's Old City on September 15, 2015 during scuffles between Palestinian Muslims and Israeli security forces. Muslims and Israeli police clashed at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a third straight day as Jews celebrated their new year and protesters vowed to protect Islam's third-holiest site

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Palestinain women shout “Allahu Akbar” (God is the great) as Israeli security forces escort Jewish worshippers coming from the Western Wall, Judaism holiest site, crossing through the Muslim quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday during scuffles between Palestinian Muslims and Israeli security forces

Palestinians scuffle with Israeli riot police

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Palestinians clashed with Israeli police at Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday,
hours before the start of the Jewish New Year.

A camel and her calf stand in field during sandstorm near Rahat, southern Israel...A camel and her calf stand in a field during a sandstorm near Rahat, southern Israel September 10, 2015. A heavy sandstorm, which swept across parts of the Middle East on Tuesday, could still be felt in Israel on Thursday

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A camel and her calf stand in a field during a sandstorm near Rahat, southern Israel. A heavy sandstorm, which swept across parts of the Middle East could still be felt in Israel on Thursday

A Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family's house, that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in 2014 summer, during a sandstorm in Gaza September 8, 2015. A heavy sandstorm swept across parts of the Middle East on Tuesday, killing two people and hospitalising hundreds in Lebanon and disrupting fighting and air strikes in neighbouring Syria. Clouds of dust also engulfed Israel, Jordan and Cyprus where aircraft were diverted to Paphos from Larnaca airport as visibility fell to 500 metres

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A Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family’s house, that was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in 2014 summer, during a sandstorm in Gaza on Tuesday

Israeli police arrest an Ultra-Orthodox Jews that came to protest at a construction site in downtown Jerusalem, Israel, on Monday. Some Ultra-Orthodox Jews protested against the construction of new housing units, believing they would be built at the site of ancient Jewish graves

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Israeli police arrest an Ultra-Orthodox Jews that came to protest at a construction site in downtown Jerusalem, Israel, on Monday. Some Ultra-Orthodox Jews protested against the construction of new housing units, believing they would be built at the site of ancient Jewish graves

Muslim worshipers, guarded by Israeli police, pray on the streets of the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in east Jerusalem, following restrictions by Israeli police to only allow men above 50-year-old to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

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Muslim worshipers, guarded by Israeli police, pray on the streets of the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in east Jerusalem, following restrictions by Israeli police to only allow men above 50-year-old to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

A Palestinian girl plays outside a tent in the southern West Bank village of Susya on Wednesday. Israel's High Court ruled in May that Susya's 340 residents could be relocated and its structures demolished

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A Palestinian girl plays outside a tent in the southern West Bank village of Susya on Wednesday. Israel’s High Court ruled in May that Susya’s 340 residents could be relocated and its structures demolished

Palestinian Sanaa Abu Jaudi, from the West Bank city of Jenin, takes a selfie photo with friends in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City, during the holy month of Ramadan

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Palestinian Sanaa Abu Jaudi, from the West Bank city of Jenin, takes a selfie photo with friends in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City, during the holy month of Ramadan

Israel marks one year since the 2014 Gaza conflict...epa04828836 (09/17) An Israeli man walks past a concrete protective shelter painted by Israeli artist Eliasaf Myara in the village of Shokeda, located a few kilometers from the border with the Gaza Strip, Israel, 25 June 2015. The Israeli Defense Ministry has placed hundreds of small concrete protective shelters to all towns located near the Gaza Strip to protect its citizens from incoming rockets. On 08 July 2015, Israel will mark one year since the 2014 IsraelñGaza conflict, also known as Operation Protective Edge.  EPA/ABIR SULTAN PLEASE REFER TO THE ADVISORY NOTICE (epa04828827) FOR FULL PACKAGE TEXT

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An Israeli man walks past a concrete protective shelter painted by Israeli artist Eliasaf Myara in the village of Shokeda, located a few kilometers from the border with the Gaza Strip. July 8 marks one year since the 2014 Gaza conflict 

Palestinian workers remove iron from the rubble of a building that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas' militants in the summer of 2014, in the al-Shejaeiya neighbourhood, east of Gaza City, on July 2, 2015.

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Palestinian workers remove iron from the rubble of a building that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas’ militants in the summer of 2014, in the al-Shejaeiya neighbourhood, east of Gaza City, on Thursday

 A Palestinian protester throws tires into a fire during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, on June 19, 2015.

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A Palestinian protester throws tyres into a fire during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, on Friday

A Christian cleric, inspects the damage caused to the complex of the Church of Loaves and Fishes, on Tabgha, on the shores on the Sea of Galilee, Israel, 18 June 2015. An Israeli police spokesman said, that they are investigating the possibility that the attack was carried out by Jewish extremists

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A Christian cleric, inspects the damage caused to the complex of the Church of Loaves and Fishes, on Tabgha, on the shores on the Sea of Galilee, Israel on Thursday

A Palestinian woman looks from a window of her house in the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City on May 14, 2015 ahead of the commemorations for the 67th anniversary of the "Nakba". "Nakba" means in Arabic "catastrophe" in reference to the birth of the state of Israel 67-years-ago in British-mandate Palestine, which led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who either fled or were driven out of their homes during the 1948 war over Israel's creation

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A Palestinian woman looks from a window of her house in the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City on Thursday ahead of the commemorations for the 67th anniversary of the “Nakba”

School children from Belgium sit on a tank on display as they listen to an Israeli soldier speaks about Israel's wars, near the wall of names of fallen soldiers, at the Armored Corps memorial, before a ceremony marking the annual Memorial Day for soldiers and civilians killed in more than a century of conflict between Jews and Arabs, in Latrun near Jerusalem, Israel, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Israel came to a standstill on Wednesday as sirens wailed across the country on its annual Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.

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School children from Belgium sit on a tank on display listening to an Israeli soldier speaking about Israel’s wars, at the Armoured Corps memorial. A ceremony was held in Latrun near Jerusalem, Israel, on Wednesday to mark the annual Memorial Day for soldiers and civilians killed in more than a century of conflict between Jews and Arabs