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Israel Frees 26 More Palestinian Prisoners

Israel freed 26 more Palestinian prisoners Tuesday, as part of a U.S.-brokered deal to revive peace talks. The 26 were given a hero's welcome as they returned to the West Bank and Gaza. Crowds hoisted the former prisoners on their shoulders as music blasted and friends and relatives danced. This was the second of a four-stage release of 104 Palestinians. The first group was freed in August. Many of the Palestinians were jailed for killing Israelis. Some had been locked up for more ...

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