The United States said the release of American prisoners by Iran is not a precondition for its return to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement, just a day after US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley said an agreement in Vienna would be unlikely unless Iran releases the prisoners.
Two Palestinian prisoners, who had embarked on open-ended hunger strikes to protest their detention without charge by the Israeli regime, suspended their strikes after securing their release from Israeli jails in the coming months.
Yemen's National Salvation Government has submitted a protest note and a report to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the International Committee of the Red Cross on execution of 10 prisoners of war by militants backed by the Saudi-led coalition, an official said.
Resistance movements Hamas and Islamic Jihad reacted to the arrest of the two remaining Palestinian prisoners who escaped from a high-security jail nearly two weeks ago, saying Israeli prison authorities would be ultimately forced to release all the six Palestinian inmates themselves.
Hamas warned the Israeli regime of serious consequences of its criminal acts and repressive measures against Palestinian prisoners in the wake of the recent escape of six Palestinian prisoners from a high-security jail.
Members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group said they will fight Israeli forces if they enter the Jenin refugee camp in search of six Palestinian prisoners who escaped from a high-security Israeli prison.