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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 six-week hunger strike after reaching deal - Los Angeles Times

Hundreds of Palestinians jailed in Israeli prisons ended a 6-week-old hunger strike Saturday that raised tensions with Israel while marking the reemergence of a popular Palestinian politician serving multiple life terms for murder. Led by Marwan ...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. Hamas kills three men in execution partially streamed on Facebook. Three men executed by hanging and ...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 »

UN envoy blasts electricity cuts in Gaza -

The UN's Mideast envoy warned Palestinians in the Gaza Strip will face a "humanitarian crisis" if their already meager electricity supply is cut further as a result of political infighting. Israel as well as the Palestinian Authority and the Hamas ...and more »

Hamas executes three over murder of Gaza commander - The Jerusalem Post

Screen capture of a Facebook Live broadcast apparently showing the execution, secretly shot from a balcony across the street. (photo credit: screenshot). The Hamas-controlled Interior Ministry in Gaza on Thursday said it executed the suspected killer ...and more »

Compromise ends hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners - Los Angeles Times

Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israeli authorities for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. Israel prison service spokeswoman Nicole ...and more »

UN envoy warns of dire crisis as Gaza faces power cuts, gallons of raw sewage pouring into the sea - UN News Centre

26 May 2017 – The United Nations Middle East envoy today cautioned that unless urgent measures are taken to de-escalate the crisis now spiralling out of control in the Gaza Strip, there will be devastating consequences for Palestinians and Israelis ...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. What's ...and more »

Palestinians end mass hunger strike in Israel jails -

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on Saturday ended a 40-day hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, the Israel Prisons Service and a Palestinian official said. About 1,100 inmates had initially taken part in one of the largest such ...and more »