Trump commutes sentence of Jewish man with terminally ill wife

The prisoner's children wrote letters to Trump begging him to release their father. 'Our lives have become so sad and miserable.'Sara Rubenstein, 7/30/2019, 8:18 PM

Scottish prisoners pretend to be Jewish to receive more food

Bosses at prison in Edinburgh cracking down on inmates pretending to be Jewish in order to receive extra food.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/19/2019, 11:34 PM

PA: Prisoner died because of criminal medical malpractice

PA prisoners association blames Israel for death of Hamas terrorist in an Israeli prison.Dalit Halevi, 7/19/2019, 3:05 AM

Two prisoners returned to Syria

IDF confirms prisoners handed to Red Cross via Kuneitra Crossing. Move follows transfer of Zachary Baumel's body from Syria to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 12:29 PM

Prisoners may pray in hat and suit

At request of Chief Rabbi, Prison Service formulates outline allowing those accustomed to praying in hat and suit to also do so in prison.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2018, 1:03 PM

Watch: Trump greets Americans freed by North Korea

President Trump and first lady Melania join three U.S. nationals as they step out of plane early Thursday morning at Joint Base Andrews.Mordechai Sones, 5/10/2018, 11:07 AM

'Rape and authorizing of murder were because I refused offer'

Canadian man freed from five years of captivity in Afghanistan says captors raped his wife, authorized murder of his daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2017, 9:04 PM

'Elor Azariya's prisoner isn't on hunger strike'

Right-wing activist Baruch Marzel says if all soldiers shot terrorists, there would be no hunger strike right now.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 8:02 AM

Fatah parties for freed terrorist held in Israeli cities

Fatah holds party celebrating terrorist's release, flies PLO flags - in Lod.Shimon Cohen, 3/8/2017, 8:01 AM

'Ticking time bombs must be stopped'

Likud MK presents 'Shlissel law' to restrict actions of convicted murderers after prison release.Hezki Baruch, 2/13/2017, 12:30 PM

Hamas: Would love Egypt to broker deal

Hamas refuses to swap Avraham Mengistu for Israel-held official; says relations with Egypt improved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 8:46 AM

Scottish prisoners request kosher meals: They are ‘nicer’

More than 100 inmates in a Scottish prison sign up to receive kosher meals.JTA, 9/2/2016, 5:00 AM

Iran arrests father of jailed American citizen

Iran arrests 80-year-old Baquer Namazi, father of Siamak Namazi who was himself arrested in October. Both are being held in the Evin prison.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 4:43 AM

Convicted murderer escapes, captured shortly afterwards

Yaron Sankar, who was convicted of two murders, escapes hospitalization, but is caught two hours later.Reut Hadar, 11/16/2015, 3:52 AM

Iran Calls on US to Release 19 Prisoners

Tehran insists US may be violating human rights in imprisoning 19 Iranians, despite imprisoning US citizens and refusing swaps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2015, 7:21 PM

Hamas Appoints Wachsman Murder Suspect as 'Prisoner Minister'

Once a prisoner in Israel serving a life term for numerous acts of terror, Hamas terrorist Yahya Sanuar is now a minister for Hamas.Yaakov Levi, 7/12/2015, 8:51 PM

Tony Blair Mediating for Israeli Captives' Release?

Former Middle East Quartet peace envoy has met with Hamas leader Khaled Mashal in Qatar twice in recent weeks.Cynthia Blank, 7/12/2015, 9:12 AM

'Minor' Security Incidents Add Up to Major Trouble

Terrorist tries to steal the weapon of a guard near Eli - just one of a series of troubling security incidents gaining steam.Yaakov Levi, 4/26/2015, 10:52 PM

Prisoner Force-Feeding Bill Set for Knesset Vote

Controversial bill that would allow prison doctors to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners will go to the Knesset for a final vote.Yaakov Levi, 6/30/2014, 1:25 PM

Terror Victim Families to Kerry: Leave Israel Alone Already

Members of families who have lost loved ones to terror attacks protested in Jerusalem, demanding that John Kerry leave Israel aloneMoshe Cohen, 3/31/2014, 10:18 PM

Officials Concerned Over Further Terrorist Releases

Report says security officials concerned over the next wave of terrorists to be released, fearing increase in terrorism.David Lev, 10/21/2013, 8:13 PM

Prisoners Demand Right to Vote in Local Elections

Prisoners in Israeli jails are not eligible to vote in local elections, but 2 prisoners have filed a petition to change that.David Lev, 10/21/2013, 6:37 PM

NY Rally Protests Prisoner Release, Demands to be Heard

Demonstration in front of Israeli consulate in New York demands attention of world leaders.Eliran Aharon, New York, 7/31/2013, 4:44 PM

Russian Daily Claims Israel Injects Arab Prisoners With Viruses

A Russian daily has published an article accusing Israel of injecting Arab prisoners with “dangerous viruses,” which lead to death. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/22/2013, 12:52 PM

Two Terrorist Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Two terrorists in Israeli prisons who have been on hunger strike in recent weeks, have ended their hunger strike.Elad Benari, 2/28/2013, 1:13 AM

Facade of Neutrality Masks UN Bias

UN condemned the firing of a rocket from Gaza into Israel, while blaming spur of violence on Jewish state.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/26/2013, 7:39 PM

Can Money Buy Peace?

PM Netanyahu instructs authorities to transfer tax revenues to PA "so they won't have an excuse to not to enforce calm.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/24/2013, 2:46 PM

Leftist NGO Slams Israel Over Hunger Striking Terrorists

The leftist Physicians for Human Rights claims that Israel's treatment of hunger-striking terrorist prisoners is an "ethical failure".Elad Benari, 2/18/2013, 1:15 AM

Israel Releases Another Hunger Striking Terrorist

Israeli authorities release former hunger striker Hasan Safadi, a terrorist detained in Shechem in 2011.Elad Benari, 10/30/2012, 5:44 AM

Israel Releases PA Arab Soccer Player

Mahmoud Sarsak, a PA Arab soccer player who staged a hunger strike while in an Israeli jail, freed and returned to Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/11/2012, 5:45 AM

Egypt Confirms Hunger Strikers Deal, Israel Still Mum

Egyptian official says Israel has agreed to a proposal that would end a mass hunger strike by PA Arabs in Israeli jails.Elad Benari, 5/14/2012, 5:12 AM

PA Prisoners Promise Riots Unless They Get What They Want

Arab security prisoners in Israeli jails say they will stop drinking water unless Israel capitulates to their demandsDavid Lev, 5/12/2012, 10:19 PM

US Secretly Releasing Taliban Fighters

The US has been secretly releasing captured Taliban fighters from detention center in Afghanistan as part of negotiations with insurgents.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/8/2012, 9:16 PM

Jordan Asks Israel to Free Arch-Terrorist Barghouti

The Jordanian government has asked Israel to release arch-terrorist Marwan Barghouti, as well as all other PA prisoners.Elad Benari, 2/24/2012, 8:06 AM

Fatah Prisoner Release Dec 18 in Shalit Deal Part II

Hundreds of imprisoned Palestinian Authority terrorists are to be freed later this month in stage two of the Shalit prisoner exchange deal.Chana Ya'ar, 12/8/2011, 11:06 AM

Israel Frees Top Terrorist - Because Prisons Are Too Crowded

Just like in 'enlightened Western countries,' says a Knesset MK, Israel needs to alleviate prison overcrowding by releasing inmates.David Lev, 8/4/2011, 2:07 PM

Guards Gave Jailed Terrorists Cell Phones for Cash

Yisrael Hayom reports that Israeli guards have been caught smuggling cell phones to terrorists.Gil Ronen, 7/19/2011, 2:28 PM

'Summer Camp' Terror Prisoners' Call for Intifada of Sympathy

Arab terrorists in Israeli prisons claim their condition has become 'intolerable' and are calling on all Arabs to launch a popular Intifada.Elad Benari, 7/5/2011, 10:43 AM

PA Accuses Israel of 'Terrorizing' Terrorists

The PA accuses Israel of “terror, oppression” over plans to cut benefits to terrorist prisoners pending the release of Gilad Shalit. Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2011, 7:22 PM

Terrorists in 'Country Club Prisons' Use Internet, Facebook

Hamas and Fatah terrorists are able to freely use the internet, thanks to the smartphones they smuggle into their cells, a report in Ma'ariv says.David Lev, 6/15/2011, 11:50 AM

Synagogue Opens in Notorious Russian Prison

Moscow's Butryka Prison, considered one of the most brutal penal institutions in Russia, is home to a new synagogue.David Lev, 4/5/2011, 8:23 PM

'Kill a Jew - Live Like a King'

A video is launched in campaign for toughening luxury conditions of terror prisoners in Israel, as Gilad Shalit remains in the hands of terrorists.Gil Ronen, 12/28/2010, 9:49 PM

Campaign: No More 5-Star Hotels for Terrorists

A public campaign has been launched to have the conditions of Palestinian terrorists in Israeli jails downgraded to those required by int'l law.Hillel Fendel, 5/17/2010, 3:35 PM

Supreme Court: Arab Prisoners Can't Demand Bread on Passover

An appeal from an Arab inmate who wants Israel's prison service to serve him bread during Passover has been denied by Israel's High Court.Malkah Fleisher, 3/25/2010, 8:16 AM

Fatah Terrorist Gets 10 Years in Prison

A Gaza man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for "unsuccessful" terrorist activity.Maayana Miskin, 3/19/2010, 1:17 PM

Refugee Minors to be Transferred from Givon Prison

The Committee for Children's Rights plans to ban the practice of asking the Israel Prison System to care for unaccompanied foreign refugee minors.Hana Levi Julian and Shimon Cohen , 11/26/2009, 3:07 PM

Nobel Winner Regrets Call to Free All Terrorists

Israeli Nobel Prize Winner Ada Yonath regrets speaking in favor of releasing all terrorist prisoners.Maayana Miskin, 11/6/2009, 8:55 AM

PA: Ramadan Cash for Terror

While complaining of poverty and a lack of funds, the PA votes to spend over $250,000 as a Ramadan present for jailed terrorists.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2009, 7:45 PM

Guards Preempt Shalit Supporters, Prison Visits Canceled

Israel's Prison Services has canceled visits for security prisoners tomorrow due to Shalit supporters' plans to cancel the visits by force.Maayana Miskin, 8/24/2009, 6:42 PM

Hamas Celebrates 100th Israeli Degree

The one hundredth Hamas terrorist has received an Israeli academic degree – at Israeli taxpayer expense.Maayana Miskin, 8/3/2009, 9:42 PM