Tensions Loom over West Bank Olive Harvest

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The olive harvest now under way in the West Bank prompts tension between Palestinian farmers and Israeli settlers. Travel restrictions complicate this year's harvest, and the current crop was hurt by a lack of rain during the growing season. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.

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