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Israel declared as state land this week nearly 1,000 acres in the West Bank, beginning the process to build settlements in more areas Palestinians say should be part of a future Palestinian country. Here, a general view of construction of new housing units in the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit, which borders some of the appropriated land. Debbie Hill/UPI/Landov hide caption

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As The Gaza Strip Calms Down, The West Bank Heats Up

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Israeli President Shimon Peres (right) eulogizes the three Israeli teens who were abducted and killed in the occupied West Bank, Gil-Ad Shaer, U.S.-Israeli national Naftali Fraenkel, both 16, and Eyal Yifrah, 19, during their joint funeral July 1 in the Israeli city of Modiin. Baz Ratner/AP hide caption

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Smoke rises after an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City on Friday. Hatem Moussa/AP hide caption

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Inside Gaza And Under Israeli Fire, A Family Tries To Stay Safe

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An Israeli artillery shell is fired at the border with Gaza on Friday near Sderot, Israel. Late Thursday night Israeli forces escalated their operation with a ground offensive, sending troops into Gaza. More than 250 Palestinians have lost their lives since Israel began operation "Protective Edge." Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli soldiers ride on military vehicles near the Israel-Gaza border on Thursday Ariel Schalit/AP hide caption

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Israel Launches Ground Offensive In Gaza

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Iman el-Kaas' 33-year-old husband, Anas, was killed last week by an Israeli attack that hit their apartment in the Gaza Strip. She says her husband, a pharmacist, had no ties to Hamas. He is among the nearly 200 killed so far in the current conflict. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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The Violence In Gaza, Through The Lens Of One Family's Losses

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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of committing "genocide" against Palestinians, and he has also criticized Hamas for firing rockets on Israel. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli-Gaza Conflict Squeezes Palestinian Leader On All Sides

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Israeli army flares fall into Gaza on Monday, the seventh day of the current fighting between Israel and Palestinians. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Between Hamas And Israel, What Might An Endgame Look Like?

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A key, symbolizing the Palestinians who lost their homes at the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, sits at the entrance of the West Bank city of Jericho, on Feb. 22. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nimrod Vider, an Israeli who owns a cafe in the Jordan Valley, part of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. He says he would be willing to leave the West Bank if the Israeli government thought it was the right thing to do. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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