An elderly Palestinian man holds up a portrait of a relative as he takes part in a demonstration to mark Prisoners' Day in the West Bank town of Hebron on April 17, 2014. AFP PHOTO/HAZEM BADER
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Israeli and Palestinian negotiators meeting US envoy Martin Indyk to try to find a way to extend faltering peace talks have failed to reach agreement, a Palestinian source told AFP.Indyk is now expected to meet negotiators again on Friday, but he will talk to the Israeli and Palestinian sides separately.State Department spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki said this week that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are striving to reach an agreement to extend the talks beyond their April 29 deadline.Under the agreement, Israel had committed to freeing 104 prisoners held since before the 1993 Oslo autonomy accords in four batches, but it cancelled the release of the last group of 26 .
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