Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) lights a fire with a torch as he welcomes Palestinian prisoners released from Israeli prisons, in the West Bank city of Ramallah early December 31, 2013. Israel... more 
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) lights a fire with a torch as he welcomes Palestinian prisoners released from Israeli prisons, in the West Bank city of Ramallah early December 31, 2013. Israel set free 26 Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday as part of U.S.-brokered peace efforts, after pledging to press ahead with plans to build more homes in Jewish settlements. REUTERS/ Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS) less 
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Mon, Dec 30, 2013 10:03 PM EST