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A Palestinian man walks near a construction site of a new housing unit in a neighborhood in East Jerusalem known to Jewish settlers as Har Homa and to Palestinians as Jabal Abu Ghneim. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future state and object to Israeli building there and throughout the West Bank. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its capital. Mahmoud Illean/AP hide caption

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A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister that was fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes on the Israeli border after a protest against President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Adel Hana/AP hide caption

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After Palestinian Abdel Rahman Shaludi killed two people with a car in an attack last month, Israel destroyed his family's apartment in East Jerusalem by blowing up the front outside and most internal walls. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while the Palestinians call it collective punishment. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Response To Attacks, Israel Takes Down Palestinian Homes

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