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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on Monday. The Council voted on a resolution that expressed "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem," without mentioning the U.S. by name. Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital a crime and said he'll appeal to the United Nations. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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The State Department says the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Washington, D.C., must close under a little-known provision in U.S. law that forbids it from requesting Israelis be prosecuted for crimes against Palestinians. Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afaf Shini, a host on the Palestine 48 TV channel, holds a reading card with the satellite channel's logo during a morning broadcast in Ramallah in July. Israel shut down operations just days after the launch. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

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In a village outside of Jenin, in the West Bank, Palestinian farmers harvest wheat early and burn the husks to yield the smoky, nutty grain known as freekeh. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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Haneen Radi, an Arab Israeli, wants to organize a marathon for her town of Tira, but was told the run couldn't include women. When she insisted, she received threats, and the back window of her car was shot out. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter kicks a ball during the inauguration of a football stadium in the village of Dura al-Qari near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Wednesday. Blatter said he is on a "mission of peace" to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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For Israel, Soccer Becomes A Geopolitical Football

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Menachem Zivotofsky and his father, Ari Zivotofsky, gather to speak to media outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Monday. The court is taking its second look at a dispute over the wording of U.S. passports for Americans born in Jerusalem, a case with potential foreign policy implications. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Case Tests Status Of Jerusalem

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An Israeli couple, Noga and Moshiko Siho, kiss after they have their wedding photos taken Wednesday in an army staging area on the Israel-Gaza border, near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, Israel. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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A Palestinian boy, hoping to cross into Egypt with his family, is held by his mother as they wait at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas held for a second day Tuesday as officials from both sides held indirect talks in Egypt. Ramadan el-Agha/APA /Landov hide caption

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