'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

Goldin family: The government abandoned us

Hadar Goldin's parents react to resignation of Netanyahu's coordinator for captives and missing persons: Resignation is not surprising.Uzi Baruch, 8/24/2017, 11:38 PM

Two Israeli-Arab terrorists buried as 'enemy corpses'

Defense Minister agrees to Public Security Minister's request, orders terrorists buried in temporary 'enemy corpse' cemetery.Orly Harari, 8/16/2017, 9:50 AM

Family of missing soldier: Haaretz has no heart

Family of murdered, missing, IDF soldier Hadar Goldin slams far-left newspaper for focusing on Gaza electricity, ignoring Israelis' fate.Uzi Baruch, 8/14/2017, 4:24 PM

Pressure Hamas now

Family of soldier held by Hamas demands government implement plan unanimously adopted by Cabinet to pressure Hamas to return soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 8:34 PM

'Liberman sending us into a 50-year nightmare'

Father of soldier held by Hamas reveals Defense Minister compared situation to Eli Cohen, whose body has been held by Syria since 1965.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2017, 11:02 AM

'We must take advantage of opportunity to return Hadar and Oron'

Communications Minister Ayoub Kara hopes for breakthrough in return of soldiers held by Hamas - that doesn't involve a deal.Benny Tocker, 7/25/2017, 1:52 PM

Waiting for answers from Netanyahu and Liberman

Parents of soldier Hadar Goldin, as August draft kicks off: 'Families have right to know why PM and DM are violating unwritten agreement.'Hezki Baruch, 7/23/2017, 10:50 AM

Hamas: Israel is hiding information on missing IDF soldier

Hamas spokesperson claims Israel is hiding information on how murdered, missing IDF soldier Oron Shaul fell into Hamas' hands.Dalit Halevi, 7/21/2017, 2:59 PM

Zehava Shaul: My son was kidnapped

Thousands attend event marking 3 years since body of soldier Oron Shaul taken by Hamas.Tal Polon, 7/19/2017, 11:00 PM

Report: Israel negotiating prisoner swap with Hamas

Hamas offered to free three living Israelis in exchange for Shalit deal terrorists who returned to terrorism after previous release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 2:38 PM

Gaza's inhabitants share the blame with Hamas

Gazans can expect Israeli empathy only if they take a stand against the barbarism of trading in corpses or incarcerating the mentally unbalanced in order to release terrorists.Prof. Hillel Frisch, 7/10/2017, 6:02 AM

'Would he still talk like that if it were his son?'

Mother of soldier whose body is being held by Hamas slams Bennett's statements rejecting negotiations with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2017, 12:53 PM

Bennett: We cannot free live terrorists for bodies

'We must increase pressure on Hamas and cause it to hurt so that it will not be worth it for Hamas to continue holding the bodies.'Nitzan Keidar, 7/9/2017, 8:52 AM