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Palestinian Prime Minister in Gaza Strip, Ismail Haniyeh stands with released Palestinian prisoner among others as they celebrate during a welcoming ceremony, in Gaza City, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Hamas agreed to release Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners, many of them serving life sentences for deadly attacks on Israelis. The arrivals of the prisoners set off ecstatic celebrations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, where large crowds and dignitaries greeted them. Photo by Naaman Omar