Abbas Unable to Help Free ShalitFour and a half years after Abbas refused to conditionally free Shalit, he now calls on Hamas to do so but adds he has little influence in Gaza.
Shalit Captive for 1,600 DaysIsrael marks 1,600 days of Gilad Shalit's captivity, his mother says PM must “make a courageous decision.” Netanyahu: Hamas's price is too high.
German Negotiator Back for GiladGerman negotiator Gerhard Konrad has reportedly renewed talks in Gaza with Hamas terrorists for the release of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.
Trying to Get a Letter to ShalitThe brother of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit again attempts to get a letter to his brother through the Red Cross. Hamas rejects the agency.
Hamas Man Knew Shalit's LocationMuhammad Dababash released Friday as gesture toward Hamas. Israel is worried about signs of progress in Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks.
Hamas Posts Staged Shalit VideoShort staged video posted by Hamas supposedly shows kidnapped Israeli soldier with two masked men, one of them armed, standing next to him.
Marking Shalit's 24th BirthdayThousands mark Gilad Shalit's 24th birthday in a Jerusalem protest tent. Britain and France demand his release. His mother calls to Sara Netanyahu.
Video: Police Prevent ProtestProtest against calls to release IDF soldier Shalit "at any cost" were moved by police, while protest for the release of Shalit continued.
Gilad Shalit Turns 24Tuesday is First Sergeant Gilad Shalit's 24th birthday, according to the Hebrew calendar, and his fifth since captivity.
Unity at the Shalit TentHundreds of national-religious teens meet Shalit family at tent outside PM's residence. Women in Green hold annual walk around Jerusalem walls.
Song and Prayer for Gilad ShalitA 78-year-old Jerusalem Jew and a Northern Ireland Christian team up to produce an extraordinary video/song for kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit.
FIFA Bans ‘Free Shalit’ FlagsBnei Akiva in London campaigns to free kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit, while the World Cup bans the ”political act” of waving “Free Shalit” flags.
'Bibi Asked Bill Clinton’s Help’Netanyahu asked Bill Clinton to talk to Hamas about freeing kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit, Arab sources claim. Hamas denies it was contacted.
Orchestra to Play Shalit ConcertZubin Mehta will conduct the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra outside Gaza, demanding pressure on Hamas to allow a Red Cross visit to Gilad Shalit.
'March Delays Shalit's Freedom'Israel's willingness to pay “any price” for captive soldiers got Gilad Shalit kidnapped and keeps him hostage, says General (res.) Elazar Stern.
Shalit Swap Rallies in Gaza, TAMarchers in Tel Aviv call to free Gilad Shalit by exchanging terrorist prisoners, as Hamas protesters vow not to ease demands.
PM: Shalit Not at Any PricePrime Minister gives clear statement to Israeli citizens: we agreed to free 1,000 terrorists but will not free murderers into Judea and Samaria.
Teens Take to Streets for ShalitDozens of teens of the B'eni Akiva youth rallied outside the U.S. Consulate demanding that they take action to free IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.
Hamas Likes “Free Shalit" MarchThe terror group reports on the mass march from Shalit’s hometown, saying Netanyahu is ignoring Israeli public opinion favoring Shalit’s return.
Shalit March Media MixedWall-to-wall media support for Shalit campaign was cracked by Channel 1, which gave its viewers sobering facts.
Shalit - Not at Cost of SecurityFinance Minister Steinitz: Our heart is with Gilad Shalit, but we are decision makers who must take national security matters into consideration.
'True Freedom Flotilla' in NYCHundreds of activists sailed the “true freedom flotilla” in New York City to raise awareness of the plight of kidnapped Israeli Gilad Shalit.
"Dangerous" Shalit Media Blitz The renewed pressure campaign on the government to “do whatever it can” to free Gilad Shalit is very dangerous, MK Yaakov Katz warns.
Hamas Rejects Red Cross VisitHamas has refused Red Cross visits to kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit because of fears that Israel would then try to conduct a raid and free him.
New York Flotilla for ShalitThe flotilla fad hits New York, where boats will sail pass the United Nations Thursday in a novel effort to press for the freedom of Gilad Shalit.
PM Meets Shalit's GrandfatherThe grandfather of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit says he's "optimistic" about the future after meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Hamas Figure to be FreedThough IDF soldier Gilad Shalit is still captive, a top Hamas figure arrested in association with his kidnapping will be freed on Sunday.
Israeli Links Blockade, ShalitIf Hamas wants to end the blockade on Gaza, it must allow the Red Cross to visit Gilad Shalit, Lieberman says. Hamas rejects the offer.
Tibi Defies Video, Denies ThreatMK Ahmed Tibi denies he said that if the Shalit Law is passed 'we will pressure Gilad Shalit.' Knesset passes law Wednesday in the first reading.
Russia Tells Hamas: Free GiladRussian President Medvedev met Hamas kingpin Khaled Mashaal in Damascus and demanded that he release the abducted soldier.
No Visits for Terror Prisoners?Government set to back bill preventing all visits to terror priosoners except Red Cross and attorneys as long as Gilad Shalit is imprisoned.
Hamas Bares its True FaceThe Prime Minister's office continues to present the true face of Hamas to a world that is increasingly inclined to tolerate the terrorist group.
'Don't Air Hamas Video'Channel 2 airs Hamas propaganda video, Channels 10 and 1 do not. Terror victims' advocacy group entreats Israeli media not to show it.
Hamas Posts Shalit Shocker VideoThe Hamas terrorist organization posted a shocking video about kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, clearly designed to wage psychological warfare.
Shalit's Parents: Gilad is RealGilad Shalit’s parents: “Unlike the captive soldiers in the current TV drama, our son is not an imaginary character; he & his suffering are real."
Gaza Arabs and Shalit 'Hostages'A new campaign to free Shalit features stickers on trucks entering Gaza with the slogan that Arabs also “are hostage” to Hamas authorities.
Shalit Issue Now in Hamas’ HandsIsrael decided that nearly 100 terrorists, to be freed for Shalit, will be deported while seven others will remain in jail. Hamas now must decide.
Shalit in Eye of HurricaneRumors, leaks and talks are in high gear while Gilad Shalit remains silenced, with his condition unknown. The saga may linger a lot longer.
‘Try Terrorists for War Crimes’While the Cabinet weighs freeing Hamas terrorists for Gilad Shalit, an appeal to the High Court demands that others be tried for war crimes.
Shalit Deal in Hands of CabinetThe Cabinet will meet on Monday as an emotionally taut nation takes sides on freeing hundreds of terrorists in exchange for Shalit.
Barghouti: I Have not ChangedMarwan Barghouti, in prison for planning the murder of dozens of Israelis, told CNN he has not changed. He expects to be freed in deal for Shalit.
'No Gilad, No Mosque!!'A new Internet campaign is calling for the closure of the Al Aksa mosque on the Temple Mount until kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit is returned.
Shalit Deal Almost FinalA deal between Israel and Hamas for the release of captured IDF soldier Gilad Shalit is "almost final" and should be completed within 2 weeks.
Shalit Rumor Mill SpinningShalit is already in Egypt and a deal for his release is underway, a Kuwaiti newspaper says, but the reliability of the report is questionable.
Pollard: Kill a Terrorist DailyJonathan Pollard is calling the exchange of Gilad Shalit for almost 1,000 terrorists "horrible", and says Israel should begin killing them instead.
'Shalit Deal Would Help Iran'Freeing terrorists for Shalit would strengthen Iran and Hamas, says Rabbi Fruman. “Public interests are more important than private interests.”
Students Nix Shalit DealStudents at six of the largest pre-military academies, religious and secular, ask the government not to release terrorists for Gilad Shalit.
Hamas Media Shadow Shalit TalksThe “imminent” release of terrorists for Shalit is more distant as Hamas plants rumors in Arab media. The bottom line: It’s all Israel’s fault.