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President Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas participate in a welcome ceremony Tuesday at the Presidential Palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Fadi Arouri /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Hosts Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

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Protesters hold up portraits of Palestinians detained in Israeli jails during a demonstration in Gaza City to show support to the prisoners who launched a hunger strike on Monday. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New West Bank Settlement Approval Appears To Defy Ambiguous 'Policy Of Restraint'

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Maysoon Zayid: Should Humor Make Us Uncomfortable?

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Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?

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Israelis And Palestinians 'Must Know How To Speak To Each Other'

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Empathizing with the enemy is not only difficult — it can also be dangerous. Joel Carillet/iStock hide caption

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Tribes & Traitors: What Happens When You Empathize with the Enemy?

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How The Trump And Netanyahu Meeting Is Playing In The Middle East

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People Will Be Talking About The 'Knesset' As Israel's Prime Minister Meets Trump

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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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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the peace conference in Paris on Sunday. Foreign ministers and representatives from about 70 countries are seeking to revive the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli security forces and emergency personnel gather at the site of a vehicle-ramming attack in Jerusalem on Sunday. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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