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Attacker stabs guard at U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv: police

An Israeli police officer (R) stands beside a man who was arrested, near the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. The man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and Israel Radio reported the assailant was an Israeli with a criminal background. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Israeli police officer (R) stands beside a man who was arrested, near the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. The man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and...more

An Israeli police officer (R) stands beside a man who was arrested, near the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. The man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and Israel Radio reported the assailant was an Israeli with a criminal background. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Israeli police officers (L and R) stand beside a man who was arrested, near the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. The man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and Israel Radio reported the assailant was an Israeli with a criminal background. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli police officers (L and R) stand beside a man who was arrested, near the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. The man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and...more

Israeli police officers (L and R) stand beside a man who was arrested, near the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. The man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and Israel Radio reported the assailant was an Israeli with a criminal background. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Onlookers stand near the scene of a stabbing attack at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. A man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and Israel Radio reported the assailant was an Israeli with a criminal background. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Onlookers stand near the scene of a stabbing attack at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. A man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and Israel Radio reported...more

Onlookers stand near the scene of a stabbing attack at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv November 20, 2012. A man stabbed a security guard at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and was apprehended, a police spokesman said, and Israel Radio reported the assailant was an Israeli with a criminal background. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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