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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 · Share on ...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 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 »

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' 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 in Israel suspend hunger strike - Aljazeera.com

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. What's ...and more »

Hamas Publicly Executes 3 in Gaza After Killing of a Senior Leader - New York Times

GAZA CITY — Three men were executed in Gaza on Thursday, days after being found guilty of assassinating a top member of the militant group Hamas — a crime the group accuses Israel of ordering. Israel usually does not comment on such matters but has ...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 »

Hunger strike ends, prisoners declare victory - The Electronic Intifada (blog)

Palestinians in Gaza City celebrate after hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails suspended a 40-day hunger strike on 27 May. The end of the strike, which coincides with the start of Ramadan, came after marathon negotiations ...and more »

Ending strike after 40 days, Barghouti is now Abbas's undisputed heir - The Times of Israel

The prisoners' protest was not entirely successful for the jailed Fatah leader and convicted terrorist. And only one of his demands was met. But he is now a Palestinian national symbol. By Avi Issacharoff 27 May 2017, 4:20 pm 13 Edit · Facebook ...and more »