In a village outside of Jenin, in the West Bank, Palestinian farmers harvest wheat early and burn the husks to yield the smoky, nutty grain known as freekeh. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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Haneen Radi, an Arab Israeli, wants to organize a marathon for her town of Tira, but was told the run couldn't include women. When she insisted, she received threats, and the back window of her car was shot out. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter kicks a ball during the inauguration of a football stadium in the village of Dura al-Qari near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Wednesday. Blatter said he is on a "mission of peace" to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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For Israel, Soccer Becomes A Geopolitical Football

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Menachem Zivotofsky and his father, Ari Zivotofsky, gather to speak to media outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Monday. The court is taking its second look at a dispute over the wording of U.S. passports for Americans born in Jerusalem, a case with potential foreign policy implications. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Case Tests Status Of Jerusalem

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An Israeli couple, Noga and Moshiko Siho, kiss after they have their wedding photos taken Wednesday in an army staging area on the Israel-Gaza border, near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, Israel. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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A Palestinian boy, hoping to cross into Egypt with his family, is held by his mother as they wait at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas held for a second day Tuesday as officials from both sides held indirect talks in Egypt. Ramadan el-Agha/APA /Landov hide caption

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The Palestinian sister of Mohammed al-Daeri, 25, mourns during his funeral in Gaza City on Thursday. Mahmud Hams /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today

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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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On Opposite Sides Of Israeli-Gaza Border, Feeling The Same Fears

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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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For Palestinians, Google's Small Change Is A Big Deal

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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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NPR's Philip Reeves, reporting on 'Morning Edition'

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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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