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Palestinian protesters burn tyres in front of Israel's controversial barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem. A Palestinian bus driver, whose family lives in Abu Dis, was found hanged in his vehicle in west Jerusalem overnight, in what Israeli police said was an apparent suicide but a colleague said looked like murder.

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Palestinian protesters burn tyres in front of Israel’s barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem

A Palestinian woman inspects her house that witnesses said was damaged during an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City

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A Palestinian woman inspects her house that witnesses said was damaged during an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on Wednesday.

Palestinian boys are evacuated from their family's house, the house of Palestinian man Zakaria al-Aqra, following a raid by Israeli troops near Nablus

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Palestinian boys are evacuated from their family’s house, following a raid by Israeli troops near the West Bank city of Nablus

Palestinians search for survivors in the debris of a house destroyed by an Israeli airstrike in the Beach refugee camp, northern Gaza City. The attack came minutes after a unilateral humanitarian ceasefire was announced by Israeli forces.

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Palestinians search for survivors in the debris of a house destroyed by an Israeli airstrike in the Beach refugee camp, northern Gaza City. The attack came minutes after a unilateral humanitarian ceasefire was announced by Israeli forces.

Palestinian refugees perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at Al-Baqaa Palestinian refugee camp, near Amman

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Palestinian refugees perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at Al-Baqaa refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, on Monday. Hundreds of refugees marched after prayers in solidarity with Gaza, calling for an end to Israel’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

Palestinian children inspect a destroyed mosque following an overnight Israeli military strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian children inspect a destroyed mosque following an overnight Israeli military strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

A Filipino Muslim girl, with the colours of the Palestinian flag painted on her face, stands near her mother during a rally held by the Anak Mindanao in Taguig

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A Filipino Muslim girl, with the colours of the Palestinian flag painted on her face, stands near her mother during a rally held by the Anak Mindanao (Children of Mindanao) Party List group outside the Israeli embassy in Taguig, Metro Manila July 15, 2014. The rally called on the United Nations to help resolve the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, and for both sides to agree to an immediate ceasefire, the Anak Mindanao party said in a statement.

A chicken walks amidst the rubble of a d...A chicken walks amidst the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 11, 2014. Israeli warplanes kept up deadly raids on Gaza but failed to stop Palestinian militants firing rockets across the border, as the United States offered to help negotiate a truce. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABED MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

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A chicken walks amidst the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Friday. Israeli warplanes kept up deadly raids on Gaza but failed to stop Palestinian militants firing rockets across the border, as the United States offered to help negotiate a truce 

om the West Bank due to an age limit, climb over a section of the controversial Israeli barrier, in the village of Al-Ram

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Palestinians not permitted by Israeli security forces to cross into Jerusalem from the West Bank due to an age limit, climb over a section of the controversial Israeli barrier as they try to make their way to attend the first Friday prayer of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, in the village of Al-Ram, near Ramallah on Friday.

TOPSHOTS A Palestinian woman prays at th...TOPSHOTS A Palestinian woman prays at the entrance of her house in Gaza City on June 16, 2014.   AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABEDMOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

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A Palestinian woman prays at the entrance of her house in Gaza City 

A Palestinian starts to demolish his home to carry out an Israeli court order which ruled that the house was built without a municipality permit, in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Shuafat. Many Palestinians end up demolishing their homes themselves to avoid the high cost of paying for Israeli government bulldozers, or being sent to prison for not being able to pay.

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A Palestinian starts to demolish his home to carry out an Israeli court order which ruled that the house was built without a municipality permit, in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Shuafat. Many Palestinians end up demolishing their homes themselves to avoid the high cost of paying for Israeli government bulldozers, or being sent to prison for not being able to pay.

A Palestinian farmer works tossing compost at his field near the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia

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A Palestinian farmer tosses compost at his field near the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia, on Tuesday

A Palestinian youth wearing a gas mask to protect against tear gas, lobs a stone during clashes with Israeli soldiers close to the Israeli Ofer military prison, near the West Bank village of Betunia

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A Palestinian youth wears a mask to protect against tear gas during clashes with Israeli soldiers close to Israel’s Ofer military prison, near the West Bank village of Betunia.

Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration a protest calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip

A Palestinian makes a Rabaa sign, symbolizing the crackdown in Cairo on the Rabaa Aldawyia mousque protest camp the previous month, during a protest against the Egyptian authority’s closure of the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza.

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A Palestinian makes a Rabaa sign, symbolizing the crackdown in Cairo on the Rabaa Aldawyia mousque protest camp the previous month, during a protest against the Egyptian authority’s closure of the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza.

Palestinian boy attends rally marking the anniversary of the killing of Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of the PFLP in Gaza...A Palestinian boy wears a headband during a rally marking the 12th anniversary of the killing of Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in Gaza City August 27, 2013. Abu Mustafa was killed in an Israeli missile attack in Ramallah in 2001.

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A Palestinian boy wears a headband during a rally marking the 12th anniversary of the killing of Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in Gaza City on Tuesday. Abu Mustafa was killed in an Israeli missile attack in Ramallah in 2001.

Verde holds a framed portrait of her relative, Palestinian prisoner Jamil Nabi Annatsheh, ahead of his release from an Israeli prison, in the West Bank city of Hebron

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A relative holds a photograph of Palestinian prisoner Jamil Nabi Annatsheh, ahead of his release from an Israeli prison, in the West Bank city of Hebron.

A Palestinian child poses with a plastic toy gun in front of a stall

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A child poses with a plastic toy gun in front of a stall as families shop at a market in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

A Palestinian protester climbs Israel's controversial separation barrier during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against Israeli settlements and its separation wall, in the West Bank village of Nilin near the Jewish settlement of Hashmonaim (background), on May 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ ABBAS MOMANIABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images

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A Palestinian protester climbs Israel‘s separation barrier during clashes with Israeli security forces. His actions follow a demonstration against Jewish settlements and the separation wall, in the West Bank village of Nilin, near the settlement of Hashmonaim on Friday

Honey-bee farmers at work in Al Moghraqa area in the central Gaza strip

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Palestinian beekeepers inspect beehives at the honey-bee farm in Al Moghraqa in the central Gaza strip on Thursday. The beekeepers collect honey and wax from the beehives at this time of year.