Freed Palestinian prisoner Mohammad Sawalaha is greeted by relatives and friends
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Israel frees Palestinian prisoners

Israel has released 26 Palestinian prisoners in a symbolic moment in the Middle East.

They were met by jubilant crowds when they returned to the West Bank and Gaza.

The release is part of an agreement to resume peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian authorities.

Yolande Knell reports from Ramallah in the West Bank.

  • 14 Aug 2013