Middle East - Violent Day NPR's Linda Gradstein in Jerusalem reports the violence in the West Bank and Gaza escalated again today, with a sustained gun battle near Bethlehem and day-long clashes in Gaza. At least five Palestinians and three Israeli soldiers were killed.

Middle East - Violent Day

Middle East - Violent Day

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NPR's Linda Gradstein in Jerusalem reports the violence in the West Bank and Gaza escalated again today, with a sustained gun battle near Bethlehem and day-long clashes in Gaza. At least five Palestinians and three Israeli soldiers were killed.