Youngest girl terrorist released after just 2.5 months

Israel releases 12-year-old after twice shortening sentence, despite her admission she tried to infiltrate town and murder Jews.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2016, 5:46 PM

American family fights to keep terrorist behind Israeli bars

Haifa Christian family petitions US government to pressure Israel not to 'release the terrorist who killed our daughter.'Shimon Cohen, 1/12/2016, 8:14 AM

Could a Compromise Deal see Israeli-Arab Terrorists Released?

Official tells Arutz Sheva Bibi taking Jewish Home threats to leave coalition seriously - but would taking the bait cost Bennett dearly?Ari Soffer, 4/23/2014, 1:44 PM

Terrorist Complains Israeli Prison Harmed His Stamp Collection

Terrorist who murdered 2 Israeli students now making up for lost time after being released in 'goodwill gesture' - but has some complaints.Ari Soffer, 4/18/2014, 4:55 PM

Minister Ariel: Releasing More Terrorists a 'Slippery Slope'

Members of the National Union-Tekuma faction of the Jewish Home party discussed the possibility of a release of Israeli Arab terrorists.Yosef Berger, 4/13/2014, 4:50 PM

Liberman: New Elections Preferable to More Prisoner Releases

Yisrael Beiteinu party leader Avigdor Liberman says the faction will quit the government if more terrorists are releasedYaakov Levi, 4/6/2014, 6:10 PM

'A Terrorist's Place is in the Crosshairs of a Gun'

Min. Yisrael Katz (Likud) notes date set for release has passed, says terrorists should be killed or jailed, not freed.Gil Ronen and Uzi Baruch, 3/29/2014, 10:02 PM

Palestinian Authority Hopes Prisoner Release 'Delay' Only Brief

Fourth batch of convicted terrorists not released as scheduled on Saturday night - but is it just a brief delay?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2014, 8:02 PM

'Anyone With a Jewish Heart Would Oppose This'

Terror victims' families and supporters demonstrate outside PM's residence, call on government to cancel prisoner release.Hezki Baruch and Ari Soffer, 3/26/2014, 8:47 PM

US Offers Israel Pollard for Terrorist Release, More Talks

If Israel does not go back on releasing the fourth batch of terrorists, and continues 'peace talks,' Pollard will go free, says IDF Radio.Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 3/26/2014, 8:26 AM

Terror Victims Families March Against Releases

Families of victims of terror attacks marched in Netanya, demanding that the government not release more terroristsDavid Lev, 3/24/2014, 9:42 PM

In Talks with Obama, Abbas Demanded Release of Top Murderers

Palestinian Authority chairman wants arch-murderer Barghouti, PFLP head Saadat to be freed.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 3/20/2014, 10:46 PM

EU Pressuring Israel to Release Long-Term Terrorist Prisoners

EU parliamentary delegation rejects Israeli concerns, says releasing terrorists crucial for peace.Ari Soffer and AFP, 3/20/2014, 6:08 PM

Bennett: No Arab-Israelis in Last Prisoner Batch

Jewish Home head wants Cabinet to discuss cancelling the fourth planned release of terrorist murderers altogether.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2014, 10:14 AM

Israel May Block Final Terrorist Release

Senior diplomatic source: if talks with the PA reach a dead end, Israel will reconsider freeing last batch of murderers.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2014, 7:45 AM

Yaalon Says Abbas 'Not a Partner for Peace'

Defense minister argues Israel must keep Judea and Samaria, otherwise Hamas will rise in region to replace Abbas.Ari Soffer, Ari Yashar, 3/15/2014, 10:51 PM

Yaakov Peri: PA Doesn't Know How to Compromise

For Israel, releasing terrorists is a quid pro quo for progress in talks with the PA. Without talks the next release may be in jeopardyDavid Lev, 3/13/2014, 8:05 AM

Freed Terrorist Describes Murdering Students

Freed terrorist calmly describes how he murdered two young university students – and how his family rejoiced.Maayana Miskin, 1/28/2014, 8:24 PM

Former Navy Head: Who Releases Terrorists With No Peace Deal?

Former Navy chief Eliezer Marom criticizes government for releasing terrorists in what he calls a “political deal”.Elad Benari, 1/2/2014, 12:16 AM

Netanyahu Slams PA Celebration: ‘Murderers Are Not Heroes’

PM: Abbas’ embrace of freed killers illustrates the difference between Israel, PA.Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 1:22 PM

Lapid: Freeing Terrorists the Lesser Evil

Finance Minister: America presented our options – and the others were worse.Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 11:29 AM

Woman who Saved Terrorist Protests his Release

Bella Freund protected a would-be killer with her own body. Now she is protesting his release from prison. ‘Where are our values?’Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 8:18 AM

Court: Protest Outside Terrorist's House Can Proceed

Protesters can demonstrate outside the home of Ahmed Khalaf, who is set to be released as a “gesture” to the Palestinian AuthorityDavid Lev, 12/30/2013, 6:24 PM

Israel Must Stop Fighting For Survival

The people have the power to stop terrorist releases - all it takes is a simple change of mindset. Ari Soffer, A7 Managing Editor, 12/30/2013, 10:10 AM

Protest to Take Place Outside Home of Jerusalem Terrorist

Families who have lost loved ones in terror attacks to protest outside home of Jerusalem terrorist to be released this week.David Lev, 12/29/2013, 4:31 PM

Cabinet Approves Release of Terrorist Prisoners

Appeals by victim's families fall on deaf ears, as government approves the next batch of 26 prisoners released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2013, 11:41 PM

Terror Release Sweetener: 1,400 New Homes

Prime Minister set to announce tenders for new homes in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria next week.Gil Ronen, 12/26/2013, 7:38 PM

For the First Time: Arab MKs Join Calls for Pollard's Release

One hundred Members of Knesset demand release of Jonathan Pollard following US spying allegations.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2013, 6:51 PM

Protest Against Prisoner Release Outside Prime Minister's House

Bereaved families organize mass protest in front of Binyamin Netanyahu's residence, demanding stop to terrorist releases.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2013, 4:18 PM

PA Rejects Prisoner Release Delay, Warns of 'Total Failure'

PA opposes Kerry's postponement of terrorist release to press Jordan Valley arrangement. PLO official warns of 'total failure.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2013, 1:03 PM

Released Terrorists Reveal No Regret, Fun in Jail

PMW exposes released prisoners and their families on PA TV revealing ease of prison life, and familial visits in contrast to PA libels.Ari Yashar, 12/5/2013, 9:19 PM

Freed Terrorists get Guaranteed Work in PA

PA Arabs face high unemployment – but those willing to attack Israel will soon be exempt from job worries.Maayana Miskin, 11/6/2013, 12:42 AM

Fatah Gloats: Israel, Go Pray for Your Dead

Fatah leader mocks Israel as murderers are freed, says prisoner release is Israel’s defeat.Maayana Miskin, 11/5/2013, 6:16 PM

Fatah Party Lauds Freed Murderer as a 'National Symbol'

Mahmoud Abbas' party lauds freed terrorist who killed two Israeli hikers, calls him national symbol, pledges to "walk in his path."Ari Yashar, 11/4/2013, 3:43 PM

MK: 'Construction in Judea, Samaria to Continue and Intensify'

Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis (Likud) clarifies that the government does not view Judea and Samaria as "occupied"; "we will continue to build"Tova Dvorin, 10/30/2013, 4:22 PM

Ex-MK: Don’t Free Terrorists – Kill Them

Former MK Michael Ben-Ari suggests an alternative to terrorist release, and explains why he’s wearing a keffiyeh.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2013, 4:46 AM

MK Moshe Feiglin: Bayit HaYehudi Protests are Hypocritical

Deputy Knesset Speaker: what happened to Bayit HaYehudi representatives? Feiglin call to oppose budget rejected.Tova Dvorin, 10/29/2013, 11:46 PM

Almagor: 'To the Supreme Court, Our Pain Means Nothing'

Meir Indor, head of terror victims' organization Almagor, attacks Supreme Court's move to release terrorists in the strongest terms.Tova Dvorin, 10/29/2013, 11:03 PM

Terror Victim’s Father: What About Your Promises?

Ron Kerman: They promised over my daughter’s open grave that her killers would die in jail.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2013, 9:54 PM

Supreme Court Rejects Petition; Terrorists Cleared for Release

The Supreme Court has rejected a petition against the terrorist release scheduled for tonight, giving green light to free killers.Tova Dvorin, 10/29/2013, 9:00 PM

Terrorist Release: Supreme Court Recesses, But Transfers Begin

Still no answer from Supreme Court regarding legality of terrorist release; the Israeli Police has already begun transfers.Tova Dvorin , 10/29/2013, 7:58 PM

‘We Feel for Bereaved Families - But Strategy Comes First’

Defense Minister: govt. responsibility to ‘long-term strategy’ outweighs responsibility to families that lost loved ones to terror.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2013, 5:57 PM

Bereaved Father at 'Last Minute' Protest

Bereaved father speaks to Arutz Sheva and tells of his opposition to upcoming release of 26 terrorist prisoners.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 10/28/2013, 8:21 PM

'The Torah Standpoint is Clear - No Releasing Terrorists'

Former IDF Rabbi R' Avihai Ronsky attacks notion of terrorist release, publicly decries "national statement of weakness".Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2013, 12:25 PM

PA Minister: We Were Not Consulted About Prisoner Release

Isa Karaka, the Palestinian Authority head of Prisoner Affairs, claims he was not consulted on which prisoners to be released.Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2013, 10:14 AM

Saar to Bennett: Don't Like Terrorist Release? Resign

Minister of Interior talks tough as ministers prepare list of terrorists to be released Tuesday as a "gesture" to the Palestinian Authority.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2013, 6:47 PM

Deputy Defense Minister Urges Gov't: Don’t Encourage Terrorism

Danon links terrorist release to increase in terror, and warns government that it’s time to stop.Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 2:52 PM

Akunis: Releasing Terrorists is Immoral

Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis calls on PM Netanyahu not to release any more terrorists as a “gesture” to the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 10/27/2013, 2:37 AM

PA Officials Deny Trade-Off Over Prisoners, Jewish Homes

Senior Palestinian Authority officials deny reports they agreed to building in Judea and Samaria in exchange for prisoner release.Arutz Sheva, 10/26/2013, 10:38 PM

‘Settlers’ Furious at ‘Homes for Killers’ Offer

Pro-‘settlement’ leaders furious as PM promises housing units in exchange for terrorist release. ‘We don’t want it.’Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 2:15 PM

Report: Livni Trying to Avoid Vote on Terrorist Release

Justice Minister who heads Israel-PA talks is reportedly trying to prevent MKs from voting on terrorist release by burying bill.Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 1:03 PM

MK Urges PM: Abbas is an Enemy, Not a Peace Partner

MK Yogev says 'Two State Solution' concept has become a 'mystic faith,' asks, ‘What else will it take to open our eyes?’Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 10:32 AM

New Housing to Accompany Terrorist Release

Once again, government to sweeten bitter pill of prisoner release with announcement of new construction.Arutz Sheva, 10/24/2013, 9:39 PM

Nationalist MKs Denounce Terror Attack, Demand End to Talks

The government must stop releasing terrorists, says MKs from the Likud and Bayit Yehudi following Psagot terror attack.Elad Benari, 10/6/2013, 4:31 AM

Murder ‘Raises Tough Questions’

Netanyahu laments ‘ceaseless’ terror war, Danon blames PA, and Yogev warns Israel faces tough questions.Maayana Miskin, 9/22/2013, 9:40 AM

PA Denies Deal with Israel to Release Another 250 Terrorists

PA denies reports of a deal with Israel to release an additional 250 terrorists, in addition to the 104 already being released.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2013, 9:56 PM

PA Minister Announces Dates of Next Terrorist Releases

The remaining PA terrorists will be released on October 29, December 29 and March 28, claims Minister of Prisoner Affairs.Elad Benari, 9/8/2013, 4:11 AM