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Palestinians worry about prisoner release
As negotiations with Israel re-start, some Palestinians fear prisoners will be exchanged for final status concessions.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 12:54 GMT
Palestinian prisoner ends fast
Samer al-Issawi, held by Israel, has ended eight-month hunger strike in exchange for early release.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2013 21:06 GMT
Palestinian lawyers fight Israel military law
Under Israeli military law, freed Palestinian prisoners can be sent back to jail based on secret evidence.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2013 22:20 GMT
UN concerned about Palestinian detainees
UN human rights chief voices concern about health of hunger strikers who protest their detention without trial.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2013 16:17 GMT
Jailed Palestinian hunger striker faces death
Family and friends of Samer Issawi, on hunger strike for more than 200 days in Israeli jail, say he may die any moment.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2013 18:02 GMT
Gazans learn 'language of the occupier'
High schoolers in the Palestinian territory are again being taught Hebrew in order to better understand Israel.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 12:07 GMT
Syrian conflict: Tensions beyond its borders
Following Israel's airstrikes over Syrian territory, why has Damascus not shown any intention to retaliate?
Last updated: 03 Feb 2013 11:09 GMT
Mideast redux: End the cycle of retaliation
Israel must end its provocations and cycles of retaliations if it ever wants to achieve peace.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2012 15:30 GMT
Obituary: Ahmad Jabari
The chief of Hamas's military branch, assassinated in the Gaza Strip, was initially a Fatah activist.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2012 21:38 GMT
'Progress' in Palestinian hunger strike talks
Palestinian officials say Egyptian mediators are talking to Israel in bid to end action by at least 2,000 prisoners.
Last updated: 13 May 2012 10:54 GMT
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