Israel 'agrees to release' Palestinian prisoner Maher al-Akhras after 103-day hunger strike

Palestinian political prisoner Maher al-Akhras has said he will cease his months-long hunger strike after Israeli authorities agreed to release him at the end of the month.Akhras, 49, will suspend his hunger strike after 103 days pending his release from prison on November 26, Qaddoura Fares, the president of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club said on Friday.Akhras will be kept in hospital for the remainder of his sentence, Fares told a local radio station, adding that Israeli authorities had agreed not to renew his administrative detention order, which is due to expire later this month.Speaking …

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