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  • Palestinians riot over death, funeral of two teens, prisoner

    April 4, 2013 | 6:09 am

    Palestinians continued rioting in the Hebron area following the deaths of two Palestinian teens killed by Israeli troops and during the funeral of a Palestinian prisoner who died of cancer.

    A group of Palestinians threw firebombs on Wednesday night at an Israel Defense Forces...

  • Palestinian prisoners riot in Israeli jails after inmate’s death

    April 2, 2013 | 3:37 am

    Palestinian prisoners rioted in at least four Israeli prisons after the death of an inmate from cancer.

    Maysara Abuhamdieh, 64, died Tuesday at Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba. Palestinian officials and Palestinian human rights organizations accused the Israel Prison Service...

  • Former Palestinian hunger striker released from Israeli jail

    April 18, 2012 | 9:48 am

    Khader Adnan, a Palestinian who went on a 63-day hunger strike to protest his administrative detention, was released from an Israeli jail to his home in the West Bank.

    Hundreds of Palestinian supporters came out late Tuesday night to greet Adnan, who first stopped to meet with the...

  • Palestinian prisoner ends 66-day hunger strike

    February 21, 2012 | 8:06 am

    A Palestinian held in an Israeli jail without charge agreed to end his 66-day hunger strike.

    Khader Adnan, 33, ended the hunger strike Tuesday after the State Prosecutor’s Office agreed that it would not renew his administrative detention, which is set to end on April 17.

    Adnan has...

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  • Thousands rally in Gaza, West Bank for hunger striker

    February 17, 2012 | 8:39 am

    Several thousand Palestinians rallied in Gaza and the West Bank Friday in support of jailed Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan, who is on the 62nd day of a hunger strike to protest against his detention by Israel.

    “We are all Khader Adnan,” chanted crowds gathered in the Gaza Strip,...

  • Would-be suicide bomber tells Gaza children to be like her

    October 19, 2011 | 11:06 am

    A would-be Palestinian suicide bomber freed by Israel in the prisoner swap for soldier Gilad Shalit told cheering schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip the day after her release Wednesday she hoped they would follow her example.

    “I hope you will walk the same path we took and God...