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The 26 Palestinian Prisoners Due for Release

Of the prisoners on the list, 15 are from the Gaza Strip and will be returned there; four are from Nablus; four are from the Jenin area; two are from Bethlehem and one is from Hebron.

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A list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released from Israeli jails ahead of renewed peace talks was published overnight on Sunday by the Israel Prison Service.

The public has 48 hours to appeal to the courts, following the release of the names.

Of the prisoners on the list, 15 are from the Gaza Strip and will be returned there; four are from Nablus; four are from the Jenin area; two are from Bethlehem and one is from Hebron.

Each listing is ordered as such: Prisoner name, date of arrest, major charges, names of their victims.

1. Mutawi Hamad Fayez al-Khoor, November 1989, Murder, attempted murder, Solomon Abukassis and Menahem Dadon

2. Salah Ibrahim Ahmed Mugdad, June 1993, Murder, Israel Tannenbaum

3. Nayef Abdel Jafar Samir Na’neesh, March 1989, Murder, Binyamin Meisner

4. Abdel Hamid Yusef Yusef Irshaid, March 1993, Murder, attempted murder, Nadal Rabu Ja’ab, Adnan Aj'ad Dib, Mofid Can'an, Tawfik Jaradat, Ibrahim Said

5. Othman Amer Mustafa al-Haj, June 1989, Murder, Steven Frederick Rosenfeld

6. Abdullah Salameh Salameh Musleh, October 1993, Murder, David Reuben

7. Salem Ali Atiyeh Abu-Musa, March 1994, Murder, Isaac Rotenberg (Holocaust survivor)

8. Mahmoud Zayed Saleh Mukled, July 1993, Murder, Joshua Deutsch

9. Abdel Almajid Mohammed Sawalha, December 1990, Murder, attempted murder, Baruch Heisler

10. Izzat Sha’aban Atef Sha’ath, March 1993, Accessory to murder, Simha Levi

11. Sa’id Udeh Yusef Abdel-Al, February 1994, Using explosives, accessory to murder, Ian Feinberg, Sami Ramadan

12. Fayez Rageb Midhat Barbakh, January 1994, Murder, Moshe Becker

13. Ibrahim Salem Ali al-Rai, April 1994, Murder, Morris Eisenstadt

14. Jaber Yusef Mohammed Nashbat, September 1990, Accessory to murder, Amnon Pomerantz

15. Hussein Ghanem Samir Murtaji, October 1993, Kidnapping, manslaughter, Samir al-Silawi, Khaled Malaceh, Nasser Akilah, Ali al Zaabot

16. Fazeh Ahmed Hosni Sawalha, December 1990, Murder, attempted murder, Baruch Heisler

17. Saleh Abdullah Faraj al-Rimahi, July 1992, Murder, Abraham Kinstler

18. Ahmed Sa’id Ala’eddin Abu Sitteh, January 1994, Murder, David Daddi, Haim Weitzman

19. Taleb Mahmad Eyman Abu Sitteh, January 1994, Murder, David Daddi, Haim Weitzman

20. Omar Abdel Hafiz Osmat Mansour, October 1993, Accessory to murder, Haim Mizrahi

21. Mohammed Ahmed Khaled Asakreh, May 1991, Murder, Annie Ley

22. Yusef Radwan Nihad Jundiyeh, July 1989, Murder, Zalman Schlein

23. Mahmoud Awad Mohammed Hamdiyeh, July 1989, Murder, Zalman Schlein

24. Abdul Wahab Jamal Abdel-Nabi, December 1992, Murder, Shmuel Gersh

25. Mohammed Taher Taher Zayoud, February 1993, Murder, Abraham Cohen

26. Sabih Abed Hammed Borhan, February 2001, Murder, Jamil Mohammed Naim Sabih, Aisha Abdullah Kharadin

Palestinians holding placards and photographs depicting Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails during a protest.Credit: Reuters

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