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An Israel border police officer stands guard as a paramedic rushes from the Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010. A Palestinian took hostages at the embassy after shots were fired outside, Israeli police and a Foreign Ministry official said, in an incident that appeared to have only an indirect link to recent tensions between the two countries. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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An Israel border police officer stands guard as a paramedic rushes from the Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010. A Palestinian took hostages at the embassy after shots were fired outside, Israeli police and a Foreign Ministry official said, in an incident that appeared to have only an indirect link to recent tensions between the two countries. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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