MIA's family furious over understandings with Hamas

Family of Oron Shaul warns Prime Minister over truce arrangement that leaves out MIAs, says it will backfire.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2018, 4:13 PM

Mother's open letter to UN Middle East Coordinator

Mother of murdered soldier whose body has been held by Hamas since 2014 demands UN coordinator insist Hamas release her son's body.Dr. Leah Goldin, 8/1/2018, 9:45 AM

'Condition humanitarian aid for Gaza on soldiers' return'

Leah Goldin, mother of Hadar Goldin, says aid to Gaza should be conditioned on Hamas returning her son and IDF soldier Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 7/31/2018, 4:38 AM

Leading halakhic authority against the Supreme Court

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel: 'In war the rules of justice are different - especially when it comes to a cruel enemy.'Uzi Baruch, 7/12/2018, 12:02 PM

Take negotiating lessons from Abbas

Mother of missing IDF soldier Hadar Goldin points out that PA sets preconditions for negotiating - but Israel does not.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 4:21 PM

Fmr. Canada Justice Minister addresses Knesset cmtte on KIAs

Prof Irwin Cotler: 'For four years there have been continual, standing violations of international humanitarian law.'Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 7:02 PM

Justice Minister: An opportunity to bring our soldiers home

Justice Minister Shaked says Israel won't release recaptured 'Shalit deal' terrorists as precondition to return of IDF soldiers, civilians.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 12:26 PM

MIAs families' letters given to the Pope

Labor chairman Avi Gabbay meets Pope Francis, discusses Middle East and the ways to promote peace.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 5:43 AM

'Protective Edge isn't over'

Bereaved families hold solidarity and support event with Shaul and Goldin families, fighting to bring sons back from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 8:52 PM

National Union: We need to be victorious in Gaza

Young activists arrange protest, push Israeli solidarity to bring missing IDF soldiers home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 3:23 PM

Supreme Court to gov't: Submit classified information

Family of missing IDF soldier delays release of terrorists' bodies.Uzi Baruch, 6/20/2018, 4:35 PM

Bring Hamas to its knees, says MK

MK Bezalel Smotrich (Jewish Home) says Israel should not allow more than bare minimum aid into Gaza until MIAs are returned.Guy Cohen, 6/1/2018, 5:23 PM

'Rehabilitate Gaza - provided the boys return home'

Minister Bennett tours Gaza perimeter, refers to negotiations on possible 'hudna' and issue of Overrule Clause.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2018, 1:52 PM

'They sold Hadar and Oron in favor of an agreement'

Family of Hadar Goldin urges government not to repeat the mistakes of the past.Hezki Baruch, 5/16/2018, 5:09 AM

'We foiled attempted abductions, infiltrations into settlements'

Coordinator of Government Activities in Territories succeeded in ceremony; Eizenkot speaks of security tensions and Gaza situation.Eliran Aharon, 5/1/2018, 7:39 PM

Hamas: No negotiations with Israel on prisoner swap

Hamas says reports in Israeli media about negotiations on new prisoner exchange deal are lies.Dalit Halevi, 4/26/2018, 2:40 AM

Internal Hamas dispute preventing prisoner exchange?

Disagreement among Hamas leaders over approach to terror marches reportedly preventing deal involving return of IDF soldiers' bodies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 8:13 AM

'Don't allow Hamas terrorist burial in Gaza'

Education Minister Bennett says Hamas engineer won't be buried in Gaza until Israeli prisoners are returned home.Uzi Baruch, 4/21/2018, 11:10 PM

Hamas lays down conditions for prisoner swap

Hamas sets preconditions for prisoner swap with Israel, promises to force Israel to release convicted terrorists.Dalit Halevi, 4/20/2018, 8:50 AM

Haniyeh: Hamas ready for prisoner deal with Israel

Hamas leader says the group is ready to negotiate with Israel to trade two Israeli captives and bodies of two soldiers it is holding.Elad Benari, 4/18/2018, 12:04 AM

'We're working in every way to get the boys back'

PM meets members of Goldin and Shaul families, briefs on security force activity to return Hamas captives.Mordechai Sones, 4/9/2018, 8:08 PM

Liberman: Terrorists' bodies won't be returned

Defense Min. says bodies of terrorists killed in Friday's riots in Gaza should be held until return of remains of Hadar Goldin, Oron Shaul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2018, 10:54 PM

Minister Katz to PA counterpart: First return Hadar and Oron

Welfare Minister Chaim Katz meets with PA Labor Minister: 'Palestinian workers need decent living, but first we want the boys back.'Mordechai Sones, 3/28/2018, 12:27 PM

Parents: Cabinet should lead effort to return KIAs

Goldin family appeals to cabinet ministers demanding they condition any Gaza humanitarian upgrade on return of bodies held by Hamas.Mordechai Sones, 2/5/2018, 7:28 PM

US envoy Greenblatt meets with families of abducted soldiers

'These families are suffering unbearable pain as a result of the shameful, despicable acts of Hamas.'Mordechai Sones, 1/25/2018, 2:37 PM

Hamas leaders barred from 'humanitarian visits' to Israel

Israeli government orders Hamas leaders, their families barred from entering Israel for medical treatment, other 'humanitarian' needs.David Rosenberg, 1/15/2018, 5:07 PM

Islamic Jihad fires Iranian mortar from Gaza

IDF estimates Islamic Jihad responsible for mortar fire during birthday ceremony in honor of IDF KIA; projectiles found to be Iranian issue.Mordechai Sones, 1/3/2018, 12:14 PM

Rockets fired from Gaza interrupt event honoring fallen soldier

Iron Dome intercepts two missiles as a third falls in Israeli territory, damaging a building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 3:53 PM

'A terrorist's place is six feet under - not in a tunnel'

Likud MK Oren Hazan joins protest blocking buses of visitors from reaching convicted and imprisoned terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 2:32 PM

Activists to 'surprise' mothers of terrorists

Activists plan to stop buses of Gazan mothers visiting their sons at the Nafha Prison.Benny Tocker, 12/25/2017, 5:07 AM

'Our son was the victim of a UN ceasefire'

Parents of Israeli soldier whose body is held by Hamas urge Security Council to take action to bring him home.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/22/2017, 8:50 PM

'International community must pressure Hamas'

US, Ukraine, call special UN Security Council meeting to discuss civilians and soldiers held in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2017, 7:30 AM

'We're sick of talk and empty decisions'

The family of Hadar Goldin rips government for not acting to return bodies of soldiers after High Court orders release of terrorists bodies.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 8:20 PM

'Supreme Court is rewarding terrorism'

Right-wing MKs fume after High Court of Justice orders Israel to return bodies of terrorists killed in last month's tunnel explosion.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 6:24 PM

'I said to the Chief of Staff: I'm leaving with a limp'

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Rafi Peretz participates in lobby meeting to return Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, '4500 trucks enter Gaza each day.'Mordechai Sones, 12/13/2017, 2:12 AM

'I've been keeping myself in check for four years'

'We hear only spins: MKs don't lift a finger, cabinet members don't implement their decisions, and ministers don't stand by their word.'Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2017, 7:40 PM

Family of missing soldier: Government's negligence revealed

Hadar Goldin's family slams government response that Cabinet's decision to deny visits to Hamas prisoners not implemented.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 5:36 PM

Watch: Hundreds pray at Western Wall for IDF soldiers' return

Mass prayer event held at Western Wall, calling for return of slain IDF soldiers Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin from Hamas captivity.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2017, 6:38 PM

'There's a feeling something's being hidden from us'

Family of soldier Oron Shaul continues to demand State reveal paperwork and information that led to KIA declaration: 'We want the truth.'Benny Toker - Mordechai Sones, 11/6/2017, 7:37 PM

'Gaza won't get terrorists' bodies back for free'

PM says Israel will continue to hold terrorists' bodies, demands return of slain IDF soldiers. 'We're not giving something for nothing.'David Rosenberg, 11/6/2017, 12:31 PM

'Returning terrorists' bodies is immoral'

Family of missing IDF soldier Oron Shaul says returning terrorists' bodies is an 'immoral' concession until Hamas returns soldiers' bodies.Orly Harari, 11/4/2017, 7:30 PM

'Hamas can be prevented from retrieving terrorists' bodies'

Defense Ministry denies report A-G Mandelblit against IDF's refusal to allow Hamas to retrieve bodies of terrorists from collapsed tunnel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2017, 11:53 AM

'This is an opportunity to bring my brother home'

Twin of slain soldier whose body is being held by Hamas calls to pressure terror organization until it returns his brother's body.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2017, 8:03 PM

'Humanitarian aid for Hamas - only if they return our sons'

Family of murdered IDF soldier insists government condition humanitarian aid to Hamas on return of slain IDF soldiers' bodies.Chana Roberts, 11/2/2017, 3:41 PM

The request of the missing soldier's mother

Mother of Oron Shaul, held by Hamas for 3 years, asks PM to allow her to see information on why son declared dead by military.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2017, 10:49 PM

'All terrorists go back to murdering when they're freed'

MK Motti Yogev speaks to Arutz Sheva about the government's efforts to bring missing, captured, Israelis back home.Benny Toker, 10/23/2017, 9:21 AM

'Government has unprecedented opportunity for prisoner swap'

Parents of kidnapped, murdered soldier Hadar Goldin say government must pressure Hamas, utilize new opportunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2017, 8:54 PM

'The Israeli government cannot afford to miss another chance'

Father of kidnapped and murdered Israeli soldier says 'nothing should happen in Gaza' until missing Israelis are brought home.Nitsan Keidar, 10/13/2017, 12:04 PM

'Humanitarian aid to Gaza - only if Hamas returns our citizens'

Father of slain IDF soldier held in captivity by Hamas demands government condition aid to Gaza on return of soldiers, civilians.Hezki Baruch, 10/9/2017, 2:02 PM

Hamas: We approved prisoner exchange deal

Terrorist organization claims it accepted Egyptian proposal for the return of Israeli soldiers and missing persons.Elad Benari, 9/29/2017, 12:26 AM

'Israeli soldiers' bodies are not bargaining chips'

American Jewish protesters demand Qatar pressure Hamas to return bodies of slain IDF soldiers to Israel.David Rosenberg, 9/28/2017, 10:47 PM

Goldin family holds briefing at the UN

Leah and Simcha Goldin, the parents of Hadar Goldin whose body is being held by Hamas, hold diplomatic meetings at UN headquarters.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/8/2017, 11:28 PM

'Keep fighting as long as there are prisoners'

Former general says Israel must not accept ceasefires while terrorists still hold any Israelis captive.Shimon Cohen, 9/3/2017, 6:45 PM

UN chief visits families of Hamas captives

UN Secretary General meets families of Oron Shaul, Avera Mangistu and Hisham Al-Sayeed, held illegally in Gaza by Hamas terrorist group.Gary Willig, 8/28/2017, 6:50 PM

'Liberman busy briefing against us'

Tzur Goldin, Hadar's brother, criticizes DM Avigdor Liberman's conduct: 'Mission is to defeat Hamas, not bereaved families'Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2017, 6:42 PM

PM Netanyahu to UN chief: We're worried about Iran

Netanyahu tells UN Secretary General Guterres about Iran's control of Syria and threat to Israel, Guterres expected to request aid for Gaza.Nitsan Keider, 8/28/2017, 10:11 AM

Liberman: 'We must not repeat Shalit deal mistake'

DM disputes criticism by Goldin and Shaul families that their sons were forgotten in Gaza. 'Hamas demands make deal advance impossible.'Mordechai Sones, 8/27/2017, 1:19 PM