Defining Moments

Defining Moments: Capturing our changing world

DECEMBER 31 - RAMALLAH, WEST BANK: A released Palestinian prisoner is embraced by his family, after <a href='http://cnn.com/2013/12/30/world/meast/israel-palestinian-prisoner-release/index.html?hpt=imi_c1'>Israel freed 26 prisoners in a gesture of goodwill between the two sides</a>. The release was a step aimed at "resuming the diplomatic process," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said. Many of the prisoners have served sentences of 19-28 years for deadly attacks against Israelis.

DECEMBER 31 - RAMALLAH, WEST BANK: A released Palestinian prisoner is embraced by his family, after Israel freed 26 prisoners in a gesture of goodwill between the two sides. The release was a step aimed at "resuming the diplomatic process," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said. Many of the prisoners have served sentences of 19-28 years for deadly attacks against Israelis.