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Israel Releases 500 Palestinian Prisoners

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Israel Releases 500 Palestinian Prisoners

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Israel Releases 500 Palestinian Prisoners

Israel Releases 500 Palestinian Prisoners

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Israel releases 500 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, and promises to free an additional 400 in the next three months. While Palestinians welcomed the prisoner release, many said it did not go far enough.

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