Israel agrees to free about 90 Palestinian prisoners

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JERUSALEM, Sep 23 (Reuters) Israel today agreed free about another 90 Palestinian prisoners to try to bolster President Mahmoud Abbas ahead of a US-sponsored conference on Palestinian statehood, officials said.

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's cabinet approved the release in principle after about a two-week delay. A ministerial committee will meet later in the day to approve the list.


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