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Palestinian children walk past buildings destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants during the summer of 2014 in Beit Hanun, in the northern Gaza Strip, on November 8, 2016. The World Bank said in a September report that just 10.7 percent of the 11,000 houses that were totally destroyed in 2014 had so far been rebuilt and about 50 percent of partially and severely damaged houses are still awaiting repair.

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Palestinian children walk past buildings destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants during the summer of 2014 in Beit Hanun, in the northern Gaza Strip. Photo Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty 

A Palestinian woman gestures as she inspects the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike carried out on Wednesday, east of Gaza City October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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A Palestinian woman gestures as she inspects the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike carried out on Wednesday, east of Gaza City. Photo Mohammed Salem/Reuters

The shadows of Palestinians are seen on a piece of gauze as they cool down at a pool in Gaza City

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The shadows of Palestinians are seen on a piece of gauze as they cool down at a pool in Gaza City

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Two Palestinian boys play on a donkey cart next to a wall of graffiti in Deir el-Balah refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, on Wednesday

A Palestinian protester uses a sling to return a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes at a protest marking Land Day, near Israel's Ofer Prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah March 30, 2016. March 30 marks Land Day, the annual commemoration of protests in 1976 against Israel's appropriation of Arab-owned land in the Galilee

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A Palestinian protester uses a sling to return a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes at a protest marking Land Day, near Israel’s Ofer Prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah today. March 30 marks Land Day, the annual commemoration of protests in 1976 against Israel’s appropriation of Arab-owned land in the Galilee

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

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Araka near Jenin, February 15, 2016.

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A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Araka near Jenin today.

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 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

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Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli security forces (unseen) in Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramalla.

Israeli border policeman uses pepper spray on a Palestinian man during clashes near Arab East Jerusalem

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An Israeli border policeman uses pepper spray on a Palestinian man during clashes near the Arab East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz, on Friday

The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills during Friday prayers in Jerusalem's Old City.

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The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills during Friday prayers in Jerusalem’s Old City.

A Palestinian child runs past a water tank

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A Palestinian child runs past a water tank that was destroyed in Israeli bombing during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the village of Khuzaa, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday.

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.