Ahmed Fahad sells ice cream from a Styrofoam cooler through tangled traffic at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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At Israeli Checkpoint, Tear Gas And Ice Cream A Way Of Life

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With President Clinton presiding, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (left) and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat signed an interim peace accord at the White House in 1993. Twenty years later, President Obama is heading to the region with peace efforts in the deep freeze. Ron Edmonds /AP hide caption

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Emad Burnat, a Palestinian who co-directed the Oscar-nominated documentary 5 Broken Cameras, displays the cameras destroyed by Israeli settlers and security forces. Kino Lorbor Inc./AP hide caption

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Palestinian women harvest olive trees near the occupied West Bank village of Deir Samet near the town of Hebron. Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian Olive Harvest Turns Bitter As Economy Sputters

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Dan Senor, senior national security aide to Mitt Romney, speaks to the press en route to Israel from London on Saturday. Jason Reed/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Romney Adviser Defends Candidate's Statements About Palestinian Culture

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