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Israeli archaeologists are excavating ruins of a residential quarter dating back to the 2nd century B.C. at the Nebi Samuel site in the West Bank. According to an Israeli-Palestinian agreement, the status of the West Bank – and the artifacts found there – are to be negotiated in eventual peace talks. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved more than 3,000 new settler homes, including at least 20 in Beit El. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Jewish Settlement In The West Bank Has Ties To Trump Administration

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Palestinian laborers work at a construction site in a new housing project in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim on Tuesday, after Israel's parliament approved a law that retroactively legalizes thousands of West Bank settlement homes built unlawfully on private Palestinian land. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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Imad Abu Shamsiyeh, a Palestinian shoemaker from Hebron, filmed an Israeli soldier shooting a badly wounded Palestinian attacker in the head last year. A military court convicted the soldier of manslaughter. Abu Shamsiyeh says he's gotten death threats for filming the attack. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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In West Bank, Witnesses To Conflict Are Using Video To Document What They See

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Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who was caught on video shooting a wounded Palestinian assailant in the head as he lay on the ground, speaks with his lawyers upon his arrival for a hearing at a military appeals court in Tel Aviv on Nov. 23, 2016. Azaria has been found guilty of manslaughter. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Palestinian man walks near a construction site for new Israeli housing in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa in September. The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as a capital of a future state and object to Israeli building in the eastern part of the city and throughout the West Bank. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its capital. Mahmoud Illean/AP hide caption

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The U.N. Security Council has condemned Israel's construction of settlements, with Ambassador Samantha Power saying the project hurts Israel's security. In this photo from March, soldiers guard the Gush Etzion junction near a cluster of settlements in the West Bank. Mahmoud Illean/AP hide caption

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Attorney David Friedman (left) exits U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Camden, N.J., with Donald Trump and Trump's daughter Ivanka in a 2010 case involving Atlantic City casinos. The president-elect plans to nominate Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel. Bradley C. Bower/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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An Israeli security officer next to an overturned vehicle belonging to a family of Jewish settlers ambushed near Hebron, in the West Bank, on July 1. Two Palestinians aided the wounded Israelis. One of the Palestinians has since lost his job and been targeted for abuse by fellow Palestinians. Courtesy of Judea and Samaria Fire and Rescue Department hide caption

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After Aiding Injured Israelis, A Palestinian Is Targeted For Abuse

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The lingerie factory was opened in the West Bank in the 1980s in an attempt to develop the Palestinian economy. The factory was shut in 1990 amid bouts of West Bank violence and troubles with Israeli military regulations. Racks of robes and camisoles still hang in the production room. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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An Israeli-Palestinian Battle With Roots In Lingerie

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A cart in the garden of the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem displays produce grown in Gaza: tomatoes, sweet potatoes, eggplant, sweet and hot peppers, green onions and herbs. Like all products leaving Gaza, this shipment needed Israeli approval. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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The mother (right) of Abdel Hamid Abu Srour (portrait) mourns with family members as she receives condolences at the Al-Ruwad Center in the Aida Refugee Camp near Bethlehem on Friday. Musa Al Shaer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Is This Week's Jerusalem Suicide Bombing A Warning Of More To Come?

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Arab-Israeli colleagues react to the departure of the last Palestinian SodaStream employees from the company's plant in the Israeli city of Rahat on Feb. 29. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When 500 Palestinians Lose Their Jobs At SodaStream, Who's To Blame?

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The Waze navigation app has an option to "avoid dangerous areas," meaning areas Israel does not legally allow its citizens to go. This mechanism was disabled on the phones of the Israeli soldiers who strayed into a Palestinian refugee camp. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israeli soldiers stand guard on the main road during the funeral of Dalia Lemkus on Nov. 11, 2014. Lemkus, who lived in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Tekoa, was killed in a stabbing attack. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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In The West Bank, Barriers Don't Necessarily Make Good Neighbors

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Palestinian activist Issa Amro advocates nonviolence in the West Bank city of Hebron. He recently talked a teenage girl out of an attack, but acknowledges it can be difficult to persuade young Palestinians to his position. In the background, Israeli soldiers patrol an olive tree grove next to his home, which the army has declared off-limits to non-residents. Daniel Estrin for NPR hide caption

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In Hebron, A City Hit Hard By Violence, A Palestinian Preaches Nonviolence

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blasted the European Union plan to begin labeling products produced in Israeli settlements. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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At Rukab's Ice Cream Parlor in downtown Ramallah, servers can stretch some flavors over a foot. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Gooey Goodness: Ramallah's Stretchy Ice Cream Delights

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