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By Isabel Kershner Israel on Monday released 198 Palestinian prisoners in a move intended to bolster President Mahmoud Abbas, hours before Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in the region to try to nudge forward halting Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts.
By Kim Sengupta Israel freed 198 Palestinian prisoners yesterday amid scenes of jubilation in the West Bank.
Text of report in English by Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs website on 26 August [MFA Newsletter: "Behind the Headlines: Israel Releases Palestinian Prisoners"] On 25 August 2008, Israel released 198 convicted Palestinian terrorists.
Israel freed 198 Palestinian prisoners Monday to show support for the leadership of the Fatah party governing the West Bank.
Text of report in English by independent, non-governmental Palestinian Ma'an News Agency website ["Israel Releases 198 Palestinian Prisoners, Including Longest- Serving Man" - Ma'an headline] Bethlehem -Ma'an -Israel began to release 198 Palestinian prisoners, including the longest-serving Palestinian inmate, on Monday morning [25 August], short of an expected 199.
Israel's cabinet voted Sunday to release 200 Palestinian prisoners at the urging of outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Lebanon is throwing a huge party today, and the hero of the hour is a man who killed a 4-year-old girl, her father and an Israeli policeman.
Excerpt from report by London-based newspaper Al-Hayat website on 17 June [Report by Fathi Sabbah in Gaza: "'Hamas': Calm Agreement in Three Stages Includes Opening Rafah Crossing and Separating Shalit's Case.
MANAMA (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians have reached an agreement to swap the Israeli soldier held hostage in Gaza with imprisoned Palestinians, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was quoted on Tuesday as saying.
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