New campaign calls for release of Avraham MengistuFacebook campaign calls on Israelis to leave an empty chair at the Seder table for Ethiopian who is missing in Gaza.
Family of Israeli Arab in Hamas captivity wants answersMentally ill Bedouin man confirmed to be in Hamas custody earlier this month. Family: 'Just bring him home.'
Hamas: Netanyahu is a 'liar'Hamas brands Israeli Prime Minister a “liar”, says there are no talks with Israel regarding the release of four Israelis being held in Gaza.
Mengistu's family asks world to make Hamas free himFamily of mentally ill Israeli held nearly 1.5 years by Hamas goes to Geneva to demand aid to Gaza be conditioned on his release.
Family of Mengistu slams Hamas for 'the worst hypocrisy'Family of mentally ill Israeli held in Gaza furious, after Hamas condemns Egypt for killing insane Gazan who crossed border.
Protestors Block Erez Crossing Demanding Mengistu's ReleaseSome 20 demonstrators gathered outside Israel's border crossing with Gaza to call on Hamas to free the mentally ill captive.
Haniyeh's Sisters Denied Entry to Gaza for Son's WeddingAs part of policy placing pressure on Hamas to free captive Israelis, IDF denies entry to Gaza for relatives of Hamas leader.
IDF: No 'Humanitarian' Permits for Hamas While Mengistu Captive'There are humanitarian cases in Gaza too,' IDF reportedly tells Hamas, after Hamas official asks to cross into Israel for treatment.
Captive Israeli's Family Confronts Terrorists' RelativesMengistu's family tells families of jailed terrorists 'we want to see our son too,' demands: 'tell your leaders' to free him from Gaza.
Family of Captive Soldier to Stage ProtestMengistu family tired of remaining silent as their son Avraham is held by Hamas - and will try to make a point via prisoners' families.
Hamas Spokesman Gloats Over Israeli CaptivesMoussa Abu Marzuk gives interview claiming Israel violated a previous swap deal to reclaim captives, also denies ceasefire reports.
Red Cross Won't Give Hamas's Response on CaptivesICRC says request for info by Israeli families relayed, but won't give Hamas reply; claims law doesn't require return of living captives.
IDF Unsure Whether Israeli in Gaza is Alive or DeadSenior officer reveals: so much conflicting information has been offered over Avraham Mengistu that even the IDF is unsure of his status.
Haniyeh Demands Release of 54 TerroristsHamas leader demands release of terrorists rearrested since Shalit deal in order to start talks to free Israeli civilian captives.
Senior News Analyst Slams 'Leftist Junta' on Israeli MediaSenior Channel 2 military commentator under fire for defending IDF, justifying secret talks between Israel, Hamas over captives.
Hamas: Israel Lied, Mengistu is a Captured SoldierHamas deputy politburo chief tries to spin abducted Israeli situation on its head, claiming he was captured during last summer's war.
Report: Hamas and Israel in Talks Over Gaza CaptivesPA officials claim Hamas and Israel discussing return of two Israeli citizens captive in Gaza, say that Avraham Mengistu is healthy.
'No to Reconstruction Unless Hamas Returns Soldiers' Bodies'Tzur Goldin, the twin of slain soldier Hadar Goldin, demands that the int'l community halt funds to Gaza until his brother comes home.
UN Chief Urges Gazans to Provide Information on Missing IsraelisBan Ki-moon calls on Gazans with knowledge of two missing Israeli civilians to provide information about their possible whereabouts.
How Hamas Fooled IsraelIsrael tried to retrieve Avraham Mengistu, the Israeli who entered Gaza and is being held by Hamas, but Hamas reneged on agreement.
Defense Minister: No Prisoner Exchange Deal with HamasDefense Minister Moshe Yaalon ends speculation, says Israel will do everything to free Israelis held by Hamas - but no terrorist release.
Hamas: In the End, Israel Will 'Pay the Price' For MengistuHamas on Sunday continued its propaganda campaign over Avraham Mengitsu and a still-unnamed Bedouin Arab,
Prisoner Swaps? 'Israel Must Change the Rules of the Game'Victims rights campaigner says Israel needs to break the vicious cycle of releasing terrorists to kill again - by imposing death penalty.
Netanyahu: Israel Won't Pay the Price of Capitulation to IranPrime Minister begins Cabinet meeting by slamming talks in Vienna as feeding 'hundreds of billions' to Iranian terror machine.
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.
For Hamas, Civilians and Soldiers Two Separate IssuesCounterterrorism expert explains why the price for soldiers' bodies will be higher, offers a means for Israel to reciprocate pressure.
Terror Victim Advocate Warns Shalit Campaign is BackMeir Indor of Almagor warns that journalistic and political sources who forced Israel into release of 1,027 terrorists are surfacing again.
Hamas: Israeli Media Will Allow Us to Empty Israeli JailsIsrael 'experts' quoted in Hamas paper saying media uproar over captives will allow Hamas to 'empty Israeli jails' of terrorists.
Internal Security Minister Warns: No More Prisoner SwapsGilad Erdan says Israel must do everything in its power to free Israelis held captive by Hamas - but freeing terrorists out of the question
Netanyahu: Israel Facing a Cynical, Cruel EnemyPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets family of Hamas hostage Avraham Mengistu, vows to do whatever it takes to bring him home.
Hamas Reiterates Demands for Talks on Kidnapped IsraelisSenior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar says as far as he is concerned the matter is 'closed' until Israeli frees dozens of terrorists.
Wife Insists: Media 'Lynch' of Lior Lotan Not the Full StoryEnvoy heard threatening family of Israeli captive was simply upholding his duty to protect the operation, Lior Lotan's wife insists Friday.
Family of Israeli Held by Hamas Accepts Apology of PM's EnvoyMengistu's family 'brushes off' threats by Lotan, who gets backing from Bennett, and postpones meeting with Netanyahu.
Ten Months Later, Netanyahu to Meet Family of Israeli CaptiveNetanyahu to finally meet with the Mengistu family months after the fact - and after scandal of his representative threatening them.
PM's Envoy Apologizes Over Threats to Hamas Hostage's FamilyNetanyahu's envoy on hostages and missing persons apologizes over recording of threats to family of Avraham Mengistu.
Hamas Issues Demands for Talks on Israeli PrisonersHamas foreign affairs head says info or negotiations will be in exchange for fourth batch of 'gesture' releases, 71 Shalit terrorists.
Netanyahu Vows to Return Citizens Abducted by HamasPrime Minister says he expects the international community to issue 'a clear call' for release of Avraham Mengistu and Bedouin citizen.
'Even as Foreign Minister No One Told Me About Hamas Captives'MK says although he was Foreign Minister and Cabinet member, he only learned of the case from the media.
Hamas: No Talks Until Shalit Deal Terrorists FreedEven if Hamas were holding Avraham Mengitsu, it won't discuss a deal until 71 'recidivist' terrorists are freed, Khaled Mashaal asserts.
Security Cabinet Was Not Informed About Mengistu AbductionFormer security cabinet member Yaakov Peri asserts ministers were kept in the dark about Avraham Mengistu's kidnapping.
Brother of Captive Israeli Appeals for His ReleaseIlan Mengistu appeals to Israeli government, international community and Hamas to bring Avraham home safely.
Ethiopian Activists: IDF Just Let Mengistu Slip into GazaSources in the Ethiopian community charge that racism played a major role in abduction of Avraham Mengistu and subsequent media silence.
MK Nagosa: Do 'Everything Possible' to Free Kidnap VictimEthiopian-Israeli MK said Thursday that Israel must do everything possible to find captive Avraham Mengistu.
Official: Hamas Lying About Releasing MengistuSecurity official says Hamas definitely holding Avraham Mengistu captive and denials are stalling potential negotiations for his return.
Watch: Hamas Rally Gives Clue over Fate of 2 Kidnapped Israelis?Wednesday demo in Gaza features terrorists boasting of 'new' rockets - and a chilling clue concerning 2 Israelis being held alive in Gaza
Two Israeli Citizens Kidnapped by HamasAn Israeli Arab and an Israeli of Ethiopian descent are both being held in Gaza.