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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plants a tree during a commemoration of the Jewish holiday of Tu BiShvat (New Year for Trees), in the Israeli settlement of Mevo'ot Yericho near the Palestinian city of Jericho in the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank. Menahem Kahana/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Israel Is Eager To Annex West Bank Lands, But U.S. Says To Wait

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Palestinians in the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah protest the Trump administration's new peace plan on June 15. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Mideast Plan Rejected By Palestinian Leaders, Panned By Former U.S. Envoys

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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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An Israeli Defense Forces photo of Sgt. Gilad Shalit an unknown location today in Israel, following his release.

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Michele Kelemen

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President Obama addresses the opening of the Untied Nations General Assembly on Sept. 21 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Inskeep speaks with Ari Shapiro

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Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner watch as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses lawmakers at the Capitol on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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