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  Tishrei 16, 5772 , 14/10/11

Grapel Talks Progressing

Negotiations between Israel and Egypt on the release of American-Israeli Ilan Grapel are in the advanced stages and an agreement is almost ready, according to a Thursday report in the Egyptian newspaper Al-Masri Al-Youm.

According to the report, Israel will release 81 Egyptians jailed in Israel on criminal charges, most of them related to smuggling and illegal residence.

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