A Palestinian girl cries while receiving treatment Wednesday at a hospital in Beit Lahiya for her injuries caused by a strike at a U.N. school in the Jebaliya refugee camp. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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Several families share this one-room underground shelter in Ashkelon, Israel, not far from the border with Gaza. The children say they're afraid to go outside. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Jan. 8: Palestinian security guards carry the flag-covered body of Jamal al-Jamal, ambassador to the Czech Republic, during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Abbas Momani /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The scene outside the residence of Palestinian diplomat Jamal al-Jamal in Prague. An explosion there Wednesday killed the 56-year-old ambassador. Filip Singer /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Internet giant Google has recognized the Palestinians' upgraded U.N. status, placing the name "Palestine" on its search engine instead of "Palestinian Territories." Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/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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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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Israeli tanks on the border with the Gaza Strip earlier today. Israeli officials have said they are prepared to mount a ground offensive. Menahem Kahana /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Israeli soldier lies on the ground as missiles are fired from an Iron Dome anti-missile station on Thursday near the city of Beer Sheva, Israel. The Iron Dome was activated to intercept incoming rockets launched from Gaza. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images hide caption

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At the U.N. today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a graphic to show how far he says Iran will be by mid-2013 in a quest to develop nuclear weapons. He drew the red line to mark where he says Iran must be stopped. Lucas Jackson /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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At the U.N. today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a graphic to show how far he says Iran will be by mid-2013 in a quest to develop nuclear weapons. He drew the red line to mark where he says Iran must be stopped. Lucas Jackson /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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