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Violence Escalates After Week Of Israeli-Palestinian Tension

A week of tension between Israelis and Palestinians escalated after several deadly attacks by both sides. "We are in the midst of a wave of terror," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. "There is no magic solution."

Last updated on October 9, 2015, at 3:13 p.m. ET

Posted on October 9, 2015, at 3:01 p.m. ET

A masked Palestinian protester stands amid smoke of burning tires during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 8, 2015.
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A masked Palestinian protester stands amid smoke of burning tires during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 8, 2015.

Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 8, 2015.
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Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 8, 2015.

Israeli security forces stand guard as Palestinian Muslim worshipers pray on a street outside Jerusalem's Old City, following restrictions by Israeli police to only allow men over 45 years old to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, on Oct. 9, 2015.
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Israeli security forces stand guard as Palestinian Muslim worshipers pray on a street outside Jerusalem's Old City, following restrictions by Israeli police to only allow men over 45 years old to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, on Oct. 9, 2015.

A Palestinian demonstrator looks on during clashes with Israeli security forces in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015.
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A Palestinian demonstrator looks on during clashes with Israeli security forces in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish teenager is treated by a medical team after he was stabbed by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem on Oct. 9, 2015. An 18-year-old Palestinian was arrested.
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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish teenager is treated by a medical team after he was stabbed by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem on Oct. 9, 2015. An 18-year-old Palestinian was arrested.

A Palestinian protester is evacuated after being injured during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip on Oct. 9, 2015 east of Gaza City
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A Palestinian protester is evacuated after being injured during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip on Oct. 9, 2015 east of Gaza City

Israeli security forces fire tear gas canisters and rubber bullets towards Palestinian demonstraters during clashes in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015.
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Israeli security forces fire tear gas canisters and rubber bullets towards Palestinian demonstraters during clashes in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015.

A masked Palestinian protester burns tires during clashes with Israeli security forces in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015. A week of violence between Israelis and Palestinians spread to the Gaza Strip, with Israeli troops killing five people in clashes on the border and Islamist movement Hamas calling for more unrest.
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A masked Palestinian protester burns tires during clashes with Israeli security forces in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015. A week of violence between Israelis and Palestinians spread to the Gaza Strip, with Israeli troops killing five people in clashes on the border and Islamist movement Hamas calling for more unrest.

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Palestinian demonstraters throw stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015.
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Palestinian demonstraters throw stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes in east Jerusalem, on Oct. 9, 2015.

Israeli policemen watch a Palestinian man pray outside Jerusalem's Old City, Oct. 9, 2015. At least four attacks, three by Palestinians and one by an Israeli, as well as deadly clashes along the Gaza border threatened to escalate tensions throughout the country on Friday as Israel struggled to control spiraling violence.
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Israeli policemen watch a Palestinian man pray outside Jerusalem's Old City, Oct. 9, 2015. At least four attacks, three by Palestinians and one by an Israeli, as well as deadly clashes along the Gaza border threatened to escalate tensions throughout the country on Friday as Israel struggled to control spiraling violence.

Palestinians carry a wounded man, who flashes a victory sign, as others run for a cover, during clashes with with Israeli soldiers on the Israeli border, Eastern Gaza City, Oct. 9, 2015. At least four attacks €”and deadly clashes along the Gaza border threatened to escalate tensions throughout the country on Friday as Israel struggled to control spiraling violence.
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Palestinians carry a wounded man, who flashes a victory sign, as others run for a cover, during clashes with with Israeli soldiers on the Israeli border, Eastern Gaza City, Oct. 9, 2015. At least four attacks €”and deadly clashes along the Gaza border threatened to escalate tensions throughout the country on Friday as Israel struggled to control spiraling violence.

Israeli security forces deploy a water canon during clashes with Palestinians near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 9, 2015.
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Israeli security forces deploy a water canon during clashes with Palestinians near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 9, 2015.

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Palestinian protesters throw stones, during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 9, 2015.
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Palestinian protesters throw stones, during clashes with Israeli troops near Ramallah, West Bank, Oct. 9, 2015.

An Israeli woman holds a flag at the scene of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 7, 2015. Israeli police said a soldier shot and killed an Arab attacker after he stabbed at least four people with a screwdriver in Tel Aviv.
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An Israeli woman holds a flag at the scene of a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 7, 2015. Israeli police said a soldier shot and killed an Arab attacker after he stabbed at least four people with a screwdriver in Tel Aviv.

A Palestinian protester films with his mobile phone, during clashes with Israeli soldiers on the Israeli border Eastern Gaza City, Oct. 9, 2015.
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A Palestinian protester films with his mobile phone, during clashes with Israeli soldiers on the Israeli border Eastern Gaza City, Oct. 9, 2015.

An Israeli soldier throws a tear gas canister during clashes with Palestinians in Hebron, West Bank, Oct. 9, 2015.
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An Israeli soldier throws a tear gas canister during clashes with Palestinians in Hebron, West Bank, Oct. 9, 2015.

A Palestinian woman holds a national flag during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip on Oct. 9, 2015 east of Gaza City.
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A Palestinian woman holds a national flag during clashes with Israeli security forces near the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip on Oct. 9, 2015 east of Gaza City.

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