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Nearly 200 Palestinian Prisoners Quit Hunger Strike

At least 86 Palestinian prisoners said Saturday they were ending their hunger strike, the Israel Prisons Service said. They joined some 100 other prisoners who ended their strike on Friday.

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Palestinian Authority President Abbas Meets Released ‘Heroic’ Terrorists

During meetings this week with terrorists released from Israeli prisons, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas vowed to “make every effort to end the suffering of our heroic brothers and release them from the occupation’s prisons so they can take part in building the homeland for which they sacrificed,” the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reported on Wednesday.

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Niece Of Arafat Advisor Loves Israel So Much She Tattooed It

TEL AVIV – The niece of a senior official in Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party and a close confidant of the late leader Yasser Arafat said she loves the State of Israel so much she had the word “Israel” in Hebrew tattooed on her shoulder.

Israeli Prime Minister-elect Ariel Sharon places his hand on the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, in the Old City of Jerusalem 07 February 2001. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was fighting for life 05 January 2006, after suffering a massive brain haemorrhage, throwing Israel into turmoil barely three months before a …

NYT Misinforms Readers By Blaming Second Intifada On Sharon

TEL AVIV – In its obituary for former prime minister Shimon Peres, The New York Times decided to rewrite the history of the Second Intifada, blaming then-opposition leader Ariel Sharon for kicking of the wave of terrorist attacks by alighting Temple Mount.

Marwan Barghouti, 43, (R), general secretary of Palestinian [President Yasser Arafat's Fatah ] movement in the West Bank, speaks to the press as his attourney Jamal Bulous (L) tries to stop him at Tel Aviv's city court on August 14, 2002. Shouting in Hebrew, "the Intifada will win", Marwan Barghouti …

Jailed Barghouti Intends to run for President in Next PA Election

The Jerusalem Post reports: Jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti (pictured) intends to run in the next Palestinian Authority presidential election when and if they take place, his wife, Fadwa Barghouti, announced on Wednesday. Barghouti  told a Hamas-affiliated online newspaper that it

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First-Time Israeli Voters Don’t Remember the Failed Peace Process

As Israelis vote Tuesday, one critical factor may be the youth vote, newly-energized by a contested race (and by millions of dollars in foreign donations, including from U.S. taxpayers, to left-wing get-out-the-vote efforts). One critical factor in the expected strong performance by the Zionist Union opposition to incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party is that young Israelis voting for the first time will have had no real memory of the Oslo peace process–and its failure.