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Palestinian Prisoners' Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails Ends - Haaretz

The hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ended after 40 days on Friday night, according to the Israel Prison Service and Palestinian officials. The hunger strike ended after Israel reached an agreement with the Palestinian Authority ...and more »

Palestinian hunger strike ends after 40th day - The Jerusalem Post

Israeli Prison Service says there were no negotiations and no demands met; Palestinian officials declare victory for prisoners' rights. By Eliyahu Kamisher. May 27, 2017 08:31. 2 minute read. > Hamas calls for day of rage in support of hunger strikers · >.and more »

UN: Fatah-Hamas 'tug-of-war' could lead to fresh conflict in Gaza - The Jerusalem Post

Tightened tensions between Fatah and Hamas could lead to another conflict in the Gaza Strip, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov warned on Friday. “In Gaza, we are walking into another crisis with our eyes wide ...and more »

Israel Averts One Crisis With End of Palestinian Prisoners' Hunger Strike. Now Gaza Looms Large - Haaretz

The announcement heralding the end of the Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike on Friday night was met with a sigh of relief by Israel's defense establishment. >> Get all updates on Israel and the Palestinians: Download our free App, and Subscribe >>.and more »

Mass Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli jails ends after visitation deal - The Guardian

Prisoners led by Marwan Barghouti halt protest as Israel announces it will allow a second family visit each month. Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem. Sat 27 May 2017 06.52 EDT Last modified on Fri 1 Dec 2017 22.13 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike -

A mass hunger strike staged by Palestinian prisoners over conditions in Israeli jails was suspended on Saturday after a deal with Israel, officials said. About 1,500 inmates launched the actionon April 17, in one of the largest such strikes.and more »

Israel to ease access for Palestinians during Ramadan - The Times of Israel

West Bank and Gaza residents will be able to pray at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, travel abroad from Ben Gurion. By TOI staff 26 May 2017, 3:28 pm 6 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 519 shares. Palestinian Muslim worshippers pray in front of ...and more »

Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike in Israel After 40 Days - New York Times

JERUSALEM — Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ended a hunger strike late on Friday after 40 days, as their health was deteriorating and after, news media reports said, the authorities agreed to at least one of the prisoners' demands. About 1,000 ...and more »

Hamas kills three men in execution partially streamed on Facebook - The Guardian

Three men executed by hanging and firing squad were convicted of involvement in killing senior military figure Mazen Faqha. Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem. Thu 25 May 2017 13.30 EDT Last modified on Thu 25 May 2017 14.11 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

On Gaza and the horror of the siege - Mondoweiss

“We were just obeying orders!” “There is no defence in obeying illegal orders. Remember Nuremberg?!” – Fictional dialogue with an Israeli officer. In mid-May, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned of the imminent collapse of the ...and more »