An Israeli soldier stands guard under an Israeli national flag during a tour made by Israeli parliament members in the Jordan Valley near the Jewish settlement of Maale Efrayim January 2, 2014. ... more 
An Israeli soldier stands guard under an Israeli national flag during a tour made by Israeli parliament members in the Jordan Valley near the Jewish settlement of Maale Efrayim January 2, 2014. Control of the Jordan Valley is one of a number of contentious issues between the Israelis and the Palestinians, that have been raised during current peace talks. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) less 
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