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Israel Frees More Palestinian Prisoners

Israel has freed 26 more Palestinian prisoners who were jailed for deadly attacks on Israeli civilians in the latest release under an agreement to revive peace talks between the two sides. Crowds cheering, waving flags and setting off fireworks gave the freed prisoners a hero's welcome early Tuesday, in both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and other officials greeted a group of them in Ramallah with hugs and kisses, and Abbas vowed to press for...

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