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Israel Frees Palestinian Prisoners Ahead Of Kerry Visit

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | World

By Ali Sawafta RAMALLAH, West Bank, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday, days before U.S. Secretary of...

Free More Killers, Please

David Cahn | Posted 10.28.2013 | Teen
David Cahn

If a man's hero is what he aspires to be some day, then Palestinians politicians are telling their constituents that they ought to become martyrs, brutally killing Israeli civilians. As an independent nation, the Palestinian Authority would be anything but good neighbors.

Palestinian Prisoners Freed To Heroes' Welcome As Peace Talks Resume

Evening Standard, London | Bo Wilson | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

TWENTY-SIX Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel were mobbed as they crossed checkpoints into the West Bank and Gaza. The move was part of a politica...

Jerusalem's Status Is Key To Peace Talks' Outcome

USA Today | Oren Dorell | Posted 07.30.2013 | Religion

(RNS) As Israeli and Palestinian negotiators prepare for preliminary talks in Washington on Monday (July 29), the future of Jerusalem — holy to thre...

Nonviolent and Community Action Produces Results in Mideast

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 07.17.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Injustice is recognized, clear attainable goals are identified, comprehensive plans are assembled, hard work is invested over a long period and the public is involved. All this is done without violence, with strong determination and active effort and follow up.

More Than 1000 Palestinian Prisoners On Hunger Strike

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

By Noah Browning JENIN, West Bank, April 30 (Reuters) - A hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners against Israel's jail policies has sw...

Shalit Swap: Only Temporary Relief for Israel/Palestine

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Yavuz Baydar

When the euphoria in Israel and Gaza is over, the agenda will come back to its real content: can negotiations start (seriously, this time) between Israel and the Palestinian Authority for a peace deal?

Highlighting the Palestinian Human Narrative

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Israeli was very successful in painting a human portrait of Gilad Shalit. Now after the prisoner release, many Palestinian stories are being heard for the first time.

Al Eid Without a Father and Husband

Majida Abu Rahmah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Majida Abu Rahmah

Al Eid is a holy time of the year for Muslims, when families gather and visit each other. But with my husband in Israeli jail, it's hard to enjoy this Al Eid in the same way.

Free Gilad Shalit, Deal With Hamas

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

After four years of captivity, why not give his suffering meaning by achieving his freedom in a way that promotes an end to this pointless and brutal conflict?

Female Palestinian Inmates Claim Israeli Guards 'Humiliated' Them

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A group of female former Palestinian prisoners detained in Israeli jails have accused prison guards of carrying out "humiliating" internal body search...

Gilad Shalit Deal May Be Reached In Next 24 Hours: Haaretz

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO ? Sources close to indirect Israel-Hamas negotiations over Gilad Shalit told Haaretz Monday there was a real possibility that a deal for the abd...

Hamas: We Have Video Of Gilad Shalit

The Telegraph | Dina Kraft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas officials have claimed they have made a videotape of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit that proves he is in good condition. But Moussa Abu M...