The three major Arab daily newspapers, al-Sharq al-Awsat, al-Hayat and al-Quds al-Arabi, all London-based, failed to mention the deal, which will see more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners go free, in their front pages.
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Nevertheless, Arab and Palestinian papers did leave room for the issue in various editorials and columns as well as cartoons. Those primarily left the impression that the exchange constitutes a great victory for the Palestinians.
Below are several cartoons published in Arab and Palestinian newspapers:
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