Israelis eat at a kosher McDonald's restaurant in Tel Aviv. David Silverman/Getty Images hide caption

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In the southern West Bank city of Hebron today, supporters of Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas gathered in anticipation of today's vote at the U.N. Hazem Bader /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinians walking in front of a mural of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Gaza City earlier today. Mohammed Abed /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced the "hold fire" agreement in Cairo. Khaled Desouki /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A worker emerges from one of hundreds of smuggling tunnels that connect the Gaza Strip and Egypt. Paolo Pellegrin/National Geographic hide caption

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Palestinians react after they checked the body of their family member killed in an Israeli air strike, at Al-Adwan Hospital in Gaza City on Tuesday. Chen Xu/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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The Israelis and Palestinians have clashed repeatedly over the Gaza Strip, but the recent upheavals in the Middle East have changed the dynamics this time. Here, a Palestinian woman is helped after being injured in an Israeli strike in Gaza City on Monday. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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A man covers his face as he passes smoke and fire after Israeli air strikes in Gaza City earlier today. Mohammed Abed /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Smoke billows from the local Al-Aqsa TV station in Gaza City Sunday after an Israeli airstrike. Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian militants fire a rocket from the northern Gaza Strip toward southern Israel on Thursday. For the past decade, Palestinians in Gaza have been shooting short-range rockets into southern Israel. But Palestinians fired a much longer range rocket that landed just outside Jerusalem on Friday, a move seen as a major escalation. Oliver Weiken/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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