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Wider Image: Israel's settlers and the Palestinians they live among

Wider Image: Israel's settlers and the Palestinians they live amongOne is an Israeli settler, the other a Palestinian living across the road. Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank are one of the most heated issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Palestinians want the area, captured by Israel in a 1967 war, for a future state.



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In Hebron, 'miracle' for settlers ended 'golden age' for Palestinians

In Hebron, 'miracle' for settlers ended 'golden age' for PalestiniansIts Old City is in constant lockdown, its holy site where the biblical Abraham may have been buried guarded by Israeli soldiers at checkpoints. Fifty years after the Six-Day War, the ancient city of Hebron, set in the hills of the southern West Bank, has become perhaps the starkest symbol of Israel’s occupation. Israeli soldiers keep a close watch, and parts of the city are off limits to Palestinians.



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Israel evicts settlers in West Bank

Israel evicts settlers in West BankIsraeli forces began evacuating nine homes in the West Bank settlement of Ofra, following a Supreme Court decision that ruled they were built on private Palestinian land. Dozens of settlers and their supporters were protesting on the rooftops as military and police forces handed the evacuation orders to settler leaders and asked them to cooperate peacefully and avoid confrontation. >>> Read more about the settler evacuation at the AP. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr



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