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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 prisoners suspend hunger strike after 40-day deadlock - The Conversation UK

The longest mass hunger strike in Palestinian history has been suspended after 40 days. Lengthy negotiations with the Israel Prison Service (IPS) have yielded some concessions, including a second monthly family visit – to be funded by the Palestinian ...and more »

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

Protesters wave flags and portraits of Palestinian leader and prisoner Marwan Barghouti in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Photograph: Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images. A mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails has been called to an ...and more »

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

Palestinian security forces escort one of the men convicted of participating in the killing of Mazen Faqha. Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters. Hamas has killed three men in Gaza accused of assassinating one of its senior members, in executions that ...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. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike (credit ...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 »

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 »

Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike -

Deal struck with Israel after intense talks hailed as 'victory' for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for 40 days. 27 May 2017. Palestinians celebrated in Ramallah after prisoners ended their 40-day hunger strike [Mohamad Torokman/Reuters]. A mass ...and more »

After Palestinians end hunger strike, Israel says it held no talks, conceded no demands - The Times of Israel

Protesters hold up portraits of Marwan Barghouti in front of a statue of Nelson Mandela in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 3, 2017, during a demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. (AFP/ABBAS MOMANI ...and more »

Jerusalem: A destination too far for Gaza-born American -

In April I began planning what I believed would be a straightforward trip to Israel. But nothing is simple in the Middle East. I was born in the Gaza Strip, but left 12 years ago for the United States, where I applied for political asylum and, in 2014 ...and more »