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  • Palestinian prisoner in Israel ends 55-day hunger strike

    June 29, 2015 | 12:46 pm

    A Palestinian jailed in Israel ended his 55-day hunger strike after Israel agreed to free him.

    Khader Adnan, 37, stopped the strike on Sunday night after Israeli authorities said they would release him in two weeks, his attorney told the Palestinian news agency Maan. Israel...

  • International Red Cross chief slams group’s WWII record

    April 29, 2015 | 2:56 pm

    The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross attacked his organization’s World War II record, saying it “lost its moral compass.”

    Peter Maurer, presenting the keynote address Tuesday at a Geneva commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi...

  • Israel arrests two Hamas officials at Red Cross office

    January 23, 2012 | 12:14 pm

    Israeli police detained on Monday two senior Hamas members who had been sheltering for more than 18 months in the compound of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in East Jerusalem.

    Mohammed Totah, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, and Khaled Abu...