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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

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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 dressed up as Santa Claus talks to an Israeli soldier during a demonstration in front of a gate along the Israeli controversial separation wall in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on December 18, 2015.

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A Palestinian dressed up as Santa Claus talks to an Israeli soldier during a demonstration in front of a gate along the Israeli controversial separation wall in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Friday

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

TOPSHOTS Residents inspect a house demol...TOPSHOTS Residents inspect a house demolished by Israeli  troops in Qalandia between the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah and East Jerusalem on November 16, 2015. The Israeli army reported that troops had "hit" three Palestinians in an exchange of fire which occurred during the demolition of the house of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli in the West Bank on June 19.  PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANIABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images

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Residents inspect a house demolished by Israeli troops in Qalandia between the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah and East Jerusalem 

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

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 uses a sling to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes near the Jewish settlement of Bet El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah

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A Palestinian protester uses a sling to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes near the Jewish settlement of Bet El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday.

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

A Palestinian uses a slingshot to throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Wednesday. Seven Israelis and 30 Palestinians, including children and assailants, have been killed in two weeks of bloodshed in Israel, Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. The violence has been partly triggered by Palestinians' anger over what they see as increased Jewish encroachment on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound, also revered by Jews as the site of two destroyed Jewish temples.

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A Palestinian uses a slingshot to throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Wednesday. Seven Israelis and 30 Palestinians, including children and assailants, have been killed in two weeks of bloodshed in Israel, Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank

Palestinian protestors take cover during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, just north of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on October 12, 2015. Palestinian foreign minister Riad al-Malki accused Israel of seeking to spark "a third intifada", as violence again flared in Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, just north of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Monday

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