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Watch: MKs confront each other at hospital

MK Ben Gvir and MK Odeh confront each other at Assaf Harofeh Hospital, after Israel caves to hunger striking detainee.

Watch: MKs confront each other at hospitalplayer

Israel caves, detained terrorist to end hunger strike

Following threats from Gaza, Israel agrees not to extend detention of Hisham Abu Hawash. He, in turn, will end his 141-day hunger strike.

Israel caves, detained terrorist to end hunger strike

Hamas and Islamic Jihad coordinating potential attack

Senior members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad meet in Gaza as terrorist prisoner continues hunger strike.

Hamas and Islamic Jihad coordinating potential attack

Islamic Jihad warns Israel of 'painful response' to death of hunger striking terrorist

Islamic Jihad leader warns Israel amid deteriorating health of hunger striking security prisoner.

Islamic Jihad: Israel will pay if hunger striker dies

Terrorist freed by Israel after 131-day hunger strike

Israeli authorities free Hamas terrorist prisoner, two weeks after striking a release deal that ended his hunger strike.

Terrorist freed by Israel after 131-day hunger strike

Hamas terrorist ends 113-day hunger strike

Terrorist ends hunger strike after reported deal to be released from administrative detention in February.

Hamas terrorist ends 113-day hunger strikeplayer

Islamic Jihad threatens to expand prisoners' hunger strike

Islamic Jihad says its prisoners will not halt their hunger strike and even expand it unless their demands are met by Israeli authorities.

Islamic Jihad threatens to expand prisoners' hunger strike

Islamic Jihad terrorists in prison announce hunger strike

250 prisoners announce intention to hunger strike to restore conditions which prevailed before Gilboa Prison Break.

Islamic Jihad terrorists in prison announce hunger strike

Demand: Fire hospital staff who posed with hunger-striking Hamas terrorist

Two staff members at Kaplan Medical Center pose with terrorist hospitalized after beginning hunger strike.

Demand: Fire hospital staff who posed with terrorist

Terrorist prisoners threaten hunger strike

Fatah prisoners announce hunger strike that will begin on Friday. Smotrich: Let them starve to death.

Terrorist prisoners threaten hunger strike

Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny to end hunger strike

Navalny, on advice from outside doctors, is ending his prison hunger strike after 24 days.

Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny to end hunger strike

Russia: Alexei Navalny announces hunger strike

Russian opposition leader accuses prison officials of depriving him of proper medical care and sleep.

Russia: Alexei Navalny announces hunger strike

Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Three years after the Samaria governor's hunger strike, the bypass road he demanded is underway.

Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Miri Regev to hunger striking Yossi Dagan: 'I'm begging you, this is no longer a joke'

Transport Minister calls Samaria head to end hunger strike. Dagan: 'I cannot eat when my constituents are without electricity and water.'

Regev to hunger-striking Dagan : 'I'm begging you, it's no joke'player

Samaria chief Yossi Dagan passes out during hunger strike

Top settlement leader collapses during hunger strike in Jerusalem protest on behalf of fledgling settlements.

Samaria chief Yossi Dagan passes out during hunger strikeplayer

President to hunger strikers: I'm very concerned for you

Rivlin calls to stop 'extreme' move. Samaria Council head: 'I can't return to heated office when many children in Samaria lack electricity.'

President to hunger strikers: I'm very concerned for you

MK Katz meets with hunger strikers: Inconceivable that children run out of water

Katz visited the protest tent demanding the regulation of 'Young Settlements' and demanded that the government act immediately.

MK Katz: Inconceivable that children run out of water

Yossi Dagan proclaims his support for young settlements

Yossi Dagan has announced that he is joining the residents of fledgling settlements in their hunger strike calling for normalization.

Samaria Regional Council chief joins hunger strike

Yael Shevach joins 'Young Settlement' hunger strike

Widow of Rabbi Raziel Shevach says hunger strike necessary to ensure communities receive basic services such as electricity.

Yael Shevach joins 'Young Settlement' hunger strikeplayer

Palestinian Arab detained in Israel ends hunger strike

Maher al-Akhras, detained by Israel for being a member of the Islamic Jihad, ends hunger strike after 103 days.

Palestinian Arab detained in Israel ends hunger strike

Jewish prisoner in Russian penal colony goes on hunger strike to get Shabbat off

Jewish man serving in penal colony after taking part in anti-Putin protest is not provided with kosher food, forced to work on Shabbat.

Russia: Jewish prisoner goes on hunger strike to get Shabbat off

US citizen dies in Egyptian prison

Moustafa Kassem dies following lengthy hunger strike against his conviction for taking part in sit-in protest against Sisi government.

US citizen dies in Egyptian prison

Terrorist hunger strike ends with no achievements

Hamas terrorist prisoners' hunger strike ends after two weeks. Erdan: We will continue to work on deteriorating their conditions.

Terrorist hunger strike ends with no achievements

36 terrorist prisoners on strike over jamming devices

36 jailed terrorists tried and punished after starting hunger strike following the installation of cellular jamming devices.

36 terrorist prisoners on strike over jamming devices

Security prisoners demand: No more interference devices

Security prisoners threaten 'escalation' if Israel continues to use interference devices to prevent use of cellular phones.

Security prisoners demand: No more interference devices

Jail strike ends, raising concerns of Prison Service white flag

Hamas operatives in Israel report Israel Prison Service administration acquiescence to all demands as hunger strike ends.

Jail strike ends, raising concerns of Prison Service white flag

Hunger striking terrorists believed to be secretly eating

Israel Prison Service that many of the hunger striking terrorist prisoners stored food in their cells and are secretly eating.

Hunger striking terrorists believed to be secretly eating

400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

Hundreds announce they are joining hunger strike of terrorists imprisoned in Israel. Arab street shows widespread support for the strikers.

400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

Imprisoned Hamas terrorists begin hunger strike

Prison Service considering force-feeding prisoners engaged in hunger strike over jamming of smuggled cell phones.

Imprisoned Hamas terrorists begin hunger strike

Jailed terrorists postpone hunger strike

The imprisoned terrorists demand the removal of cellular signal jammers installed in their cells.

Jailed terrorists postpone hunger strike

Smotrich: Netanyahu sets new low for surrender

National Union leader slams PM over reports of negotiations with Hamas terrorists in prison to prevent a hunger strike.

Smotrich: Netanyahu sets new low for surrender

Force-feeding of terrorists on hunger strike?

Doctors in reserves to be recruited to man force-feeding facilities if strike of terrorists in Israeli prisons takes place this Sunday.

Force-feeding of terrorists on hunger strike?

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

MK Glick ends 25-day hunger strike to protest low taxes on rolling tobacco.

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Likud MK continues hunger strike to demand Finance Minister raise taxes on rolling tobacco, end 'circle of death' of smoking.

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

MK Yehuda Glick hunger strikes until Finance Minister imposes rolling tobacco tax. 'I can no longer say my hands didn't spill this blood.'

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

Netanyahu promises 200 million shekels for Judea and Samaria

Bereaved families and regional council heads end hunger strike after compromise reached on funding for security upgrades.

Netanyahu promises 200 million shekels for Judea and Samaria

Memorial service for terror victim outside PM's Residence

Hunger-striking widower who lost wife in terror attack to mark anniversary of wife's death with service outside PM's Residence.

Memorial service for terror victim outside PM's Residenceplayer

'We will stay on sidewalk until Netanyahu comes to his senses'

Likud MK continues hunger strike with bereaved families outside Prime Minister's Residence, says hopeful solution will be found soon.

'We will stay on sidewalk until Netanyahu comes to his senses'

Terror victim's widow collapses in hunger strikers protest tent

Wife of terror victim collapses, is taken to hospital on third day of hunger strike against failure to provide security in Judea and Samaria

Terror victim's widow collapses in hunger strikers protest tent

'We've had it with promises - hunger strike will continue'

Hunger strikers in front of PMs house unwilling to make do with PMs promise: 'Demand decision with budgetary clause'.

'We've had it with promises - hunger strike will continue'