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Comment: Bernie Sanders gets many things wrong about Palestine, writes Wilson Dizard. But he's right about the centrality of water resources to any future peace deal.

The Israeli Prison Services freed 27-year-old Mohammed Rimawi after he conducted a 20 day hunger strike.

Hamas ready to negotiate prisoner exchange deal

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Hamas ready to negotiate prisoner exchange deal

In the group's most pointed remarks yet, Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said Hamas is ready to start negotiations with Israel through a third party.

Palestinian Prisoners Day: Detainees launch hunger strikes, supporters rally

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Palestinian Prisoners Day: Detainees launch hunger strikes, supporters rally

Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti launched a fresh round of hunger strikes to mark Palestinian Prisoners day after last year ...

Palestinian Authority sued over 'collaborating with CIA'

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Palestinian Authority sued over 'collaborating with CIA'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he suspended contact with US officials after Trump's Jerusalem decision, but discoveries of 'secret ...

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Israel bans European politicians for supporting non-violent BDS movement

Israel banned a group of European politicians planning to visit later this month over their alleged support for a movement to boycott illegal Israeli settlements.

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Majority of Palestinians want Abbas to resign, poll finds

A majority of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign while over half of the Palestinian public fear publicly criticising the ...

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Wife of Marwan Barghouti barred from prison visits

Israel Prison Service spokesman Assaf Liberati confirmed that Barghouti was barred from visiting for “security reasons” as a ...

Daoud Kuttab

Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike: The real winners and losers

Comment: A victory for Marwan Barghouti's hunger strikers has left many believing Mahmoud Abbas and others should have done more to ...

Palestinian leader calls on US to mediate hunger strike

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Palestinian leader calls on US to mediate hunger strike

Hundreds of the prisoners have been refusing food since April 17 over conditions for about 6,500 Palestinian inmates.

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Palestinians want Trump to pay attention to their plight

Palestinian activists are calling for a general strike throughout the Palestinian territories to draw US President Donald Trump's attention to a ...

UN Ramallah employees barred from holding hunger-strike solidarity protests

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UN Ramallah employees barred from holding hunger-strike solidarity protests

Young Palestinian crowd of protesters have campaigned outside the UN headquarters in Ramallah, about a perceived lack of interest by the ...

Dozens of Palestinian hunger-strikers under closer medical watch

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Dozens of Palestinian hunger-strikers under closer medical watch

Several dozen hunger-striking Palestinians have been transferred from their cells to special wings in Israeli prisons for additional medical ...

Scores of Palestinian prisoners hospitalised after health deteriorates

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Scores of Palestinian prisoners hospitalised after health deteriorates

Israeli prison authorities are taking disciplinary measures to pressure the Palestinian prisoners to end their strikes, as scores of detainees ...

<em>Barghouti</em> threatens to stop drinking water as health deteriorates

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Barghouti threatens to stop drinking water as health deteriorates

In Barghouti’s first time in seeing a lawyer since undertaking the hunger-strike, new details emerged on the conditions in which he is forced to ...

Isabelle Avran

Palestinian hunger strikers: The frontline of an imprisoned nation

Comment: Marwan Barghouti has motivated thousands of prisoners to join him on hunger strike, and inspired a new wave of solidarity across Palestinian society, writes Isabelle Avran.

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Israeli forces clash with Palestinian protesters supporting hunger strikers

At least six people were injured on Thursday after clashes erupted in the West Bank during a rally in support of Palestinian hunger strikers in ...

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Pizza Hut fires Israeli PR firm mocking Palestinian hunger-striker

Pizza Hut fired its Israeli advertising firm after a Facebook ad caused outrage for apparently mocking the Palestinian leader of a mass prison ...

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Palestinian hunger-striker's wife seeks pope intervention 'before too late'

Fadwa Barghouti, wife of Palestinian leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, has called on the pope to "speak ...

Palestinians to boycott Pizza Hut over hunger strike ‘mockery’

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Palestinians to boycott Pizza Hut over hunger strike ‘mockery’

Palestinians called for a boycott of Pizza Hut Tuesday after the company’s franchise in Israel was accused of mocking hunger-striking prisoners.

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Palestinians stay on hunger strike despite ‘snacking’ claims

An official says 882 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel remain on an open-ended hunger strike.

Hamas new chief supports hunger-strike amid 'Israeli psychological-warfare'

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Hamas new chief supports hunger-strike amid 'Israeli psychological-warfare'

Ismail Haniya pledged support for hunger striking Palestinian prisoners on Monday following Israeli allegations that leading hunger-striker ...

Palestinian organisations 'will sue' if Israel force-feeds hunger strikers

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Palestinian organisations 'will sue' if Israel force-feeds hunger strikers

Palestinians are reacting to reports indicating Israel may enlist foreign doctors from unspecified countries to force-feed Palestinians hunger ...

Barghouti's son: Father is a terrorist, just like Mandela Barghouti's son: Father is a terrorist, just like Mandela

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Barghouti's son: Father is a terrorist, just like Mandela

“My father is a terrorist, just like Nelson Mandela”, Aarab Barghouti told Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

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