A Palestinian woman works in the kitchen while listening to the TV program Country on a String in the West Bank city of Nablus. The irreverent comedy mocks and often bites the hand that feeds it: the government. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Palestinian security forces patrol the streets of the northern town of Jenin in the West Bank on June 18. Saif Dahlah/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo from March 2009, an Israeli Air Force F-15I fighter jet lands at the Hazerim Air Force Base in the southern Israeli Negev desert during a media event. The Israeli aerial arsenal includes the F-16I, which military officials said was capable of reaching Iranian airspace without refueling. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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