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After Palestinian Abdel Rahman Shaludi killed two people with a car in an attack last month, Israel destroyed his family's apartment in East Jerusalem by blowing up the front outside and most internal walls. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while the Palestinians call it collective punishment. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Response To Attacks, Israel Takes Down Palestinian Homes

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An Israeli police officer gestures in front of the vehicle of a Palestinian motorist who rammed into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Ammar Awad/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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The Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known by the Jews as the Temple Mount, is seen in Jerusalem's Old City. Israel closed the site to all visitors on Thursday following an assassination attempt on a right-wing Jewish activist. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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A Palestinian worker checks a truck loaded with bags of cement as it crosses into southern Gaza from Israel last year. Israel has restricted cement supplies to only specific projects. Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Tight Restrictions And Rubble, A Cement Shortage In Gaza

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In Mideast Chaos, Netanyahu Sees Opportunity

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Israel declared as state land this week nearly 1,000 acres in the West Bank, beginning the process to build settlements in more areas Palestinians say should be part of a future Palestinian country. Here, a general view of construction of new housing units in the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit, which borders some of the appropriated land. Debbie Hill/UPI/Landov hide caption

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As The Gaza Strip Calms Down, The West Bank Heats Up

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Israeli President Shimon Peres (right) eulogizes the three Israeli teens who were abducted and killed in the occupied West Bank, Gil-Ad Shaer, U.S.-Israeli national Naftali Fraenkel, both 16, and Eyal Yifrah, 19, during their joint funeral July 1 in the Israeli city of Modiin. Baz Ratner/AP hide caption

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Smoke rises after an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City on Friday. Hatem Moussa/AP hide caption

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Inside Gaza And Under Israeli Fire, A Family Tries To Stay Safe

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An Israeli artillery shell is fired at the border with Gaza on Friday near Sderot, Israel. Late Thursday night Israeli forces escalated their operation with a ground offensive, sending troops into Gaza. More than 250 Palestinians have lost their lives since Israel began operation "Protective Edge." Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli soldiers ride on military vehicles near the Israel-Gaza border on Thursday Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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Israel Launches Ground Offensive In Gaza

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Iman el-Kaas' 33-year-old husband, Anas, was killed last week by an Israeli attack that hit their apartment in the Gaza Strip. She says her husband, a pharmacist, had no ties to Hamas. He is among the nearly 200 killed so far in the current conflict. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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The Violence In Gaza, Through The Lens Of One Family's Losses

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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of committing "genocide" against Palestinians, and he has also criticized Hamas for firing rockets on Israel. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli-Gaza Conflict Squeezes Palestinian Leader On All Sides

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