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Meshaal: Hamas will do 'the impossible' to free prisoners

Meshaal: Hamas will do Head of the political bureau of Hamas Khaled Meshaal said in a statement released by the Palestinian movement Saturday that his movement will do everything it could to free the prisoners.

Easter in the destroyed Palestinian village of Maalul

Easter in the destroyed Palestinian village of MaalulAs thousands of Palestinian Christians descend on Jerusalem for Holy Week festivities, the villagers of Maalul are busy preparing their own Easter celebration for the one day a year Israeli authorities allow them to hold services in their village church

Fatah official: Rivalry with Hamas will become history

Fatah official: Rivalry with Hamas will become historySenior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad said Monday he is optimistic that political tensions between Fatah and Hamas will come to an end following upcoming reconciliation talks in Gaza

7 Gaza rockets hit southern Israel

7 Gaza rockets hit southern IsraelSeven rockets fired from the Gaza Strip hit southern Israel early Monday, Israel's military said.

Female candidates fight for rights in Iraq campaign

Female candidates fight for rights in Iraq campaignWith fears that women's rights are being eroded in Iraq, prospective female lawmakers are determined to push women's issues to the fore of campaigning for this month's elections.

Israeli forces detain Palestinian at Allenby Bridge crossing

Israeli forces detain Palestinian at Allenby Bridge crossingIsraeli forces detained a young Palestinian man from Askar refugee camp near Nablus while he was trying to leave the West Bank to Jordan, Palestinian security sources told Ma'an.

Egyptian police officer, soldier shot dead on main desert highway

Egyptian police officer, soldier shot dead on main desert highwayAn Egyptian police officer and a soldier were shot dead Sunday morning by unidentified gunmen on the main road between Cairo and Suez, Egyptian security sources said.

Palestinian from Gaza Strip killed in Homs bombing

Palestinian from Gaza Strip killed in Homs bombingA Palestinian engineer originally from Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip was killed in an explosion in Homs in Syria on Saturday, his family told Ma'an.

200 Israelis visit Solomon's Pools to celebrate Passover

200 Israelis visit SolomonMore than 200 Israeli Jews accompanied by Israeli soldiers visited the historic Solomon's Pools between the southern West Bank villages of al-Khader and Artas south of Bethlehem on Sunday morning, a local spokesman said.

Israeli forces arrest 6 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raids

Israeli forces arrest 6 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raidsIsraeli forces detained six Palestinians in overnight arrest raids across the West Bank early Sunday.