Middle East

  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds the hand of a freed prisoner during a welcome ceremony at the Palestinian Authority headquarters, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Oct. 30, 2013.
  • A Palestinian man fires a gun while others gather around a released Palestinian prisoner, Omar Masoud, upon his arrival at his family house in Shati Refugee Camp, Oct. 30, 2013.
  • Released Palestinian prisoner Omar Masoud, who was arrested in May 1993 for killing an Israeli lawyer, walks in the alley of his neighborhood after spending 20 years in an Israeli jail, Shati Refugee Camp, Gaza City, Oct. 30, 2013.
  • Palestinian militants fire during a celebration after the release of Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Sabbagh in the West Bank refugee camp of Jenin, Oct. 30, 2013.
  • Released Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Sabbagh is surrounded by militants as he greets the crowd at his home in the West Bank refugee camp of Jenin, Oct. 30, 2013.

Israel Frees 26 More Palestinians

Published October 30, 2013


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