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UN to hold emergency meeting

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting to discuss escalating hostilities between Israel and Palestine.

The meeting will take place on Thursday morning in response to a request from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the Arab League.

Analysts are waiting to hear what the United States will say at the meeting. The US has been mediating peace talks between the sides.

Jul. 10, 2014 - Updated 03:33 UTC