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Tensions escalate between Israelis, Palestinians

Updated 9:43 AM ET, Fri October 30, 2015
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Israeli security forces and emergency personnel attend to an Israeli victim of a Palestinian stabbing attack in Jerusalem on October 30. A Palestinian stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem before being shot, police and the army said, in the first knife attack in the city in two weeks. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images
Israeli police inspect the scene of a stabbing attack in Beit Shemesh, Israel, on Thursday, October 22. Two Palestinian men armed with knives tried to board a bus carrying children but were forced back by people inside the vehicle, police said. The two men were shot by police after they stabbed an Israeli man at a bus stop. Oded Balilty/AP
A police officer injured during an attack at a bus station in Beer Sheva, Israel, is carried from the scene on Sunday, October 18. Ten people were injured and one person, a soldier, was killed, according to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld. The attacker -- identified by police as a Bedouin man -- was killed in the shootout on Sunday, but so was an Eritrean migrant who was apparently misidentified by a security guard as a second attacker, police said. Dudu Grunshpan/EPA
Israeli border police check Palestinians' identification on October 18 at a checkpoint as they exit the Arab neighborhood of Issawiyeh in Jerusalem. Oded Balilty/AP
Left-wing activists march on Saturday, October 17, in Jerusalem. About 2,000 participants took part in an Arab-Israeli demonstration for peace. Israeli police and security forces remain on high alert around Israel and the West Bank. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images
Israeli border police order a Palestinian to lift his shirt at a checkpoint as he exits the Arab neighborhood of Issawiyeh in Jerusalem on October 17. Mahmoud Illean/AP
An injured Israeli soldier is taken into Hadas hospital on October 17 in Jerusalem after being stabbed in the West Bank city of Hebron. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images
Israeli medics carry away the body of a Palestinian man who attempted to stab an Israeli soldier in the east Jerusalem Jewish settlement of Armon Hanatsiv, adjacent to the Palestinian neighborhood of Jabal Mukaber, on October 17. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images
Palestinians carry the body of Iyad Awawdeh, 26, during his funeral in the West Bank village of Dora, near Hebron, on October 17. Awawdeh was killed after he stabbed an Israeli soldier, while posing as a journalist, during clashes Friday. Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP
Palestinian mourners carry the body of Mahmud Homaida, who was killed by the Israeli military the day before, during his funeral in Gaza City. Homaida, 22, was killed near the Nahal Oz border crossing with Israel. MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images
An Israeli soldier runs to help another who was just stabbed by an alleged Palestinian assailant, seen on the ground holding a knife, during clashes in Hebron, West Bank, on Friday, October 16. In recent weeks, there has been a spike in violence across Israel and the Palestinian territories. Why now? CNN's Ben Wedeman breaks down the issues Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw stones toward Israeli security forces during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on October 16. Musa al-Shaer/AFP/Getty Images
Palestinians kneel during noon prayers in Jerusalem on October 16. Ilia Yefimovich//Getty Images
Two Palestinian women cry Wednesday, October 14, during the funeral of Muataz Ibrahim Zawahra, who was killed in clashes with Israeli troops near Bethlehem. Nasser Nasser/AP
Palestinian mourners carry Zawahra's body on October 14. Nasser Nasser/AP
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men gather around the body of Yeshayahu Kirshavski during his funeral in Jerusalem on Tuesday, October 13. According to the Times of Israel, Kirshavski was killed by a Palestinian in a car-ramming attack. Oded Balilty/AP
Kirshavski's funeral continues on October 13. Oded Balilty/AP
Medics attend the scene of a stabbing attack in Jerusalem on October 13. Random, unpredictable attacks have stumped Israeli police, CNN's Ben Wedeman reported. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
A member of Israel's security forces cordons off the site in Jerusalem where a Palestinian man drove into a bus stop and carried out a stabbing attack on October 13. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A member of Israel's security forces stands in front of Palestinian protesters throwing stones during clashes in Bethlehem on October 13. MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
An Israeli police vehicle drives in front of Palestinian protesters in Bethlehem on October 13. MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Palestinians take part in an anti-Israel protest in the southern Gaza city of Rafah on October 13. SAID KHATIB/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Jewish children pray at the site of a stabbing attack in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City on Monday, October 12. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
A Palestinian protester in Bethlehem throws a tear-gas canister back at Israeli security forces on October 12. MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Israeli soldiers aim their weapons toward Palestinian protesters during clashes in Bethlehem on October 12. MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/AFP/Getty Images