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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
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Body of Fatah operative found in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan, April 24 (UPI) -- The body of a Fatah operative released by Israel in 2011 was discovered on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, Jordanian authorities said.

Palestinian prisoner to end hunger strike

JERUSALEM, April 23 (UPI) -- A Palestinian prisoner agreed to end an 8-month-long hunger strike in exchange for early release from prison, officials said.

HRW: Hamas did not probe Palestinian 'collaborator' deaths as promised

GAZA, April 12 (UPI) -- The Hamas government in Gaza failed to investigate the deaths of seven Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel, Human Rights Watch said.

Hunger-strike prisoner deported to Gaza

GAZA, March 18 (UPI) -- A Palestinian prisoner on a hunger strike arrived in the Gaza Strip after Israel agreed to deport him there for a 10-year period, officials said.

Palestinian prisoner sent to hospital

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Samer Issawi, a Palestinian prisoner on a hunger strike, was transferred to a hospital after his condition deteriorated, Israeli prison authorities said.

Palestinians march to back hunger strike

BEITOUNIA, West Bank, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Palestinians gathered in the West Bank town of Beitounia Thursday to march to Israel's Ofer military prison to show support for prisoner hunger strikes.
Hamas film to portray capture of Shalit

Hamas film to portray capture of Shalit

GAZA, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A film about the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was scheduled for broadcast on Hamas television in Gaza Thursday night, Hamas officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
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Fresh fighting reported in Sinai

CAIRO, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Fresh fighting between Egyptian police and gunmen erupted in the Sinai town of el-Arish, a day after 20 militants were killed, officials said.
Abbas: No talks until 123 prisoners freed

Abbas: No talks until 123 prisoners freed

BETHLEHEM, Israel, July 9 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas won't enter peace talks with Israel until 123 prisoners held since before 1994 are released, a P.A. official said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 25, 2012.
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Israeli officials rip hunger strike deal

JERUSALEM, May 16 (UPI) -- An agreement to end a prisoner hunger strike struck between Israeli prison authorities and Palestinian prisoners was met with condemnation by Israeli lawmakers.

Hamas: Kidnap Israeli soldiers

GAZA, May 15 (UPI) -- The Palestinian militant group Hamas Tuesday called for the abduction of Israeli soldiers to use as bargaining chips for prisoner swaps.
5 Palestinian prisoners agree to end hunger strike

5 Palestinian prisoners agree to end hunger strike

JERUSALEM, May 15 (UPI) -- Five administrative detainees in Israeli prisons agreed to end their hunger strike in exchange for improved conditions or release, lawyers said.

Some Shalit deal prisoners resume terror

JERUSALEM, April 18 (UPI) -- Palestinian prisoners released in the Gilad Shalit swap who return to terror will serve out their former sentences before the new ones, a military court said.

Israel: Airstrike prevents planned attack

JERUSALEM, March 9 (UPI) -- Israel sustained a barrage of rocket fire from Gaza Friday after an airstrike prevented a terrorist attack by killing the man who planned it, officials said.

Israel: Shalit detainee rejoined Hamas

JERUSALEM, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A reputed terrorist released in the deal that freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has been arrested and could return to prison, the Israeli military said.
EU: No change in Palestinian aid

EU: No change in Palestinian aid

BRUSSELS, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The European Union says the Palestinian Authority's new Fatah-Hamas unity government will not change the EU's ongoing financial assistance to Palestinians.

Shalit sends thank-you letter to Sarkozy

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit sent a letter of thanks Wednesday to French President Nicolas Sarkozy for helping win his release from his Palestinian abductors.

Israel to release more Palestinians

JERUSALEM, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Israel Sunday prepared to release 550 Palestinian prisoners in the second stage of the exchange deal that secured the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
Delay of Palestinians' release rejected

Delay of Palestinians' release rejected

JERUSALEM, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Israel's Supreme Court decided Friday to allow a second round of Palestinian prisoner releases in exchange for Gilad Shalit despite legal activists' objections.
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