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Children react during the funeral of the Faojo family, killed in an Israel strike on Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Nov. 11, 2023. Roughly 600,000 children are sheltering in Rafah, where a spiraling humanitarian crisis is playing out due to the war between Israel and Hamas. Said Khatib/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators near Beit Shemesh, Israel, carry stretchers representing each of the 134 Israelis still being held by Hamas on March 1. Amid fraught negotiations over conditions for a cease-fire, the families of the hostages held a four-day march from areas attacked on Oct. 7 in southern Israel to Jerusalem. Tamir Kalifa for NPR hide caption

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A view of the mosque known as the "Hamas mosque" in Silwad. The town is the birthplace of Khaled Mashal, a founding member of the militant group behind the Oct. 7 attack on Israel. Those who don't support Hamas — a sizable majority in the West Bank — attend other mosques in Silwad. Ayman Oghanna for NPR hide caption

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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks on the 59th commemoration of the Bloody Sunday Selma bridge crossing on Sunday in Selma, Ala. Harris called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Gaza in her remarks but reiterated that Israel has "a right to defend itself." Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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Jewish visitors walk protected by Israeli security forces at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, also known as the Temple Mount complex to Jews, in Jerusalem on April 9, 2023, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, also coinciding with the Jewish Passover holiday. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian activists take part in a National March to call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza on December 9, 2023, in London, United Kingdom. Mark Kerrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Why watermelons are a symbol of Palestinian solidarity

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The family of Bilal Muhammed Saleh outside their home in As-Sawiya, occupied West Bank on Oct. 31, 2023. Tanya Habjouqa / NOOR for NPR hide caption

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The death of a Palestinian olive farmer emphasizes conflict over land

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