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Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

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Israel freed another 26 veteran Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday, alongside US-brokered peace talks.  

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (R) greets freed Palestinian prisoners at his headquarters in the West bank city of Ramallah on 30 October, 2013

But shortly after they walked free in a gesture meant to ease the talks' progress, Israeli army radio reported government plans to boost settlement in annexed east Jerusalem.

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