Israel-PA Talks to Begin Today in JerusalemAmid an air of secrecy, Israeli and Palestinian Authority chief negotiators are set to begin renewed "peace talks" in Israel's capital.
Ex-Minister Slams ‘Unprincipled’ Prisoner ReleaseFormer minister slams Netanyahu, says terrorist release was about political survival, not principles.
MK Danon: Is Tzipi Livni our Leader?Deputy defense minister points to internal Likud opposition to decision to release terrorists.
Abbas to Freed Terrorists: You're Just the BeginningPA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas personally greeted 11 freed terrorists and said: "Allah willing, all prisoners will be freed."
Freed Terrorists Return to Their HomesThe 26 terrorists that Israel freed have arrived in Ramallah and Gaza. Abbas greeted the 11 who arrived in Ramallah.
Like Thieves in the NightGovernment attempts to soften impact of prisoner release on public morale by preventing public scenes of jubilation - but will it work?
Ya'alon: Terrorist Release Decision Taken 'With a Heavy Heart'Despite his "heavy hearted" decision, Minister of Defense skeptical as to whether current negotiations will lead to peace.
High Court Rejects Motion to Block Terror ReleaseTerror victims’ group held on to hope until the last minute, but High Court said it would not prevent terrorists’ release.
Ministers Ignored Shin Bet, Added Terrorists to ListMinisters ignored recommendations from Israeli intelligence agents in order to ‘strengthen Abu Mazen.’
Some Terrorists to be Freed Murdered after Oslo SigningArutz Sheva reveals: claim that terrorists being freed this week committed their acts before the Oslo accords were signed is not true.
Abbas Vows to Free All TerroristsPA Chairman vows that none of the terrorists that Israel will release will be deported to areas other than Judea, Samaria and Gaza.
Terrorists Who Murdered Seniors with Axes to be Released17 terrorists who were convicted of murdering Israelis are among the 26 that Israel will set. Arutz Sheva brings a partial list.
Ministers Approve Release of 26 TerroristsThe ministerial committee headed by Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon has approved the release of 26 terrorists as part of a gesture to the PA.
MK: Jailed PA Murderers Make $3,400 a MonthDeputy Foreign Minister Elkin opposes idea that "releasing terrorists brings peace, and building a kindergarten prevents peace.”
Bereaved Families Ask: ‘Israelis, Where Are You?’Families of terror victims call on the public to join them in their campaign to halt the release of convicted murderers
Bennett: Haaretz Misquoted Me on TerroristsEconomy Minister says: I never said there was no problem in killing Arabs. Haaretz misquoted me.
Gidon Levy to Meet Families of Jewish PrisonersRadical left-wing journalist invited to meeting after comments he made urging release of jailed Israeli-Arab terrorists.
State Responds to Terror Release AppealState attorneys challenge that the courts do not have the right to intervene in gov't decision to release terrorists.
Erekat: Israel Will Release 26 Terrorists in 10 DaysPLO negotiator says Israel will release 26 terrorists on August 13.
Livni: Much Worse to Free Terrorists With a Gun to Your HeadJustice Minister says Israel won't release terrorists unless the PA shows it's serious about negotiating.
Bennett: Releasing Terrorists is Contrary to All ValuesEconomy Minister attends a memorial service marking seven years since the death of IDF hero Lt. Col. Emanuel Moreno.
‘I’m Happy My Son’s Murderers Weren’t Found’Mother of terror victim says seeing murderers escape is easier than seeing them released by Israel.
Watchdog Warns Ministers: We're Following You, We Won't ForgetMatot Arim releases its semi-annual report, documenting the performance of nationalist MKs "for posterity and primaries."
Video: Congress Members Object to Israel Releasing TerroristsMembers of the U.S. Congress have expressed their objection to Israel’s decision to release 104 terrorists as a gesture to the PA.
Terror Survivor: We Can Only Look ForwardAsael Shabo recalls terror massacre, speaks of his experience on Jewish-Arab sports team.
Govt. Watchdog: Reveal Secret Terrorist Release ReportQuality Government group calls to publish the report that guides government on terrorist release.
PA: Prisoners Aren't Terrorists, but Some Israelis AreThe PA, angered by Bennett's comments that terrorists should be killed, claims that "occupying" Israeli politicians are the real terrorists.
Minister Katz: Our 'Peace Partners' Are Vile PeopleTransportation Minister says that releasing terrorists will not change the other side's hatred towards Israel.
MK: Let's Just Shut Down Shin BetMK Shaked expresses frustration over prisoner release: "Why invest so many resources chasing terrorists, if they all go free in the end?"
Netanyahu Said: Freeing Terrorists Strengthens TerrorJust five years ago, Netanyahu declared that releasing prisoners “reflects weakness and a loss of direction.”
Struk: Why Did the Government Lie About Releasing Terrorists?MK Orit Struk demands an inquiry into an incident in which the government presented false information on releasing terrorists.
Terrorist to be Released: There Will be More IntifadasOne of the terrorists who will be released said two months ago that Arabs will continue to rise up against Israel.
Feiglin: Fight Terrorist Release by Voting Against the BudgetMK Moshe Feiglin calls on MKs from all parties to vote against the state budget to protest the release of terrorists.
Akunis: Govt. Misled Me on Terrorist ReleaseDeputy Minister claims officials involved in negotiations intentionally misled him.
Saar: Freeing Terrorists in Israel's InterestMinister Gidon Saar says terrorist release will ultimately be best for Israel. Other MKs, Ministers strongly disagree
Cabinet Okays Referendum Bill for Final Status AgreementThe Cabinet passes a referendum bill to require the approval of the entire citizenry of Israel before any agreement with the PA passes.
Bayit Yehudi: PM Elected to Make Right, Not Difficult DecisionsBayit Yehudi MK Ayelet Shaked joined demonstrators Sunday to protest the prime minister’s plan to release terrorist prisoners.
Journalist: ‘Heavy Heart’? Don’t Believe ItJournalist says talk of tough decisions, close vote on prisoner release are government spin.
Arab Media: Negotiations Invite to Include ’67 Lines’PA daily says official US invite to talks will include ’1967 lines’ despite official Israeli stance.
'No Place for Bayit Yehudi in This Government'MK joins victims' families in last-minute protest, suggests his party leave the government.
MKs: Has America Ever Freed Murderers?MKs ask why American officials urge Israel to free killers, while continuing to hold Jonathan Pollard.
‘Why Hunt Down German Nazis, but Release Muslim Nazis?’Father whose wife and three young children were killed by terrorists doesn’t understand Israel’s approach to murderers.
On the Release List: Terrorists who Murdered ChildrenTerrorist release list includes several who murdered children, unarmed captives.
Terror Victims' Families: Netanyahu Caved...AgainThe Almagor terror victims' organization has sent Netanyahu a letter of protest over his decision to release 104 terrorists.
Bennett: Terrorists Should be Killed, Not ReleasedEconomy Minister says he will vote against release of terrorists ahead of peace talks.
PM's Open Letter to Citizens: Full TextIn a rare communication, Netanyahu spells out his rationale for releasing terrorists, despite opposition by the public.
Dep. Min. Danon: Release of Terrorists is 'Lunacy'Deputy Defense Minister asks ministers to vote against the planned release Sunday, citing “consensus in Likud.”
Abbas: Expect 'Joyful News' SundayPA chairman comment to journalists in Ramallah confirms impending release of terrorist prisoners.
Number of Terrorists to be Freed Grows to 104Netanyahu will ask government to approve release of 104 terrorist murderers who have been in jail for 20 years.
Poll: Israelis Oppose Releasing TerroristsAlmost 85% of Israelis oppose the release of terrorists in order to restart peace talks, finds new poll.
Minister: Talks to Start Next WeekSilvan Shalom says Israel will begin talks with Abbas next week, and will free terrorists within two weeks.
Bereaved Parents Horrified by Terrorist Release‘How is this possible? How?’ demands mother of boy who was kidnapped, murdered by terrorists who are to be set free.
Report: Netanyahu to Free Terrorists, but Allow ConstructionFollowing Bayit Yehudi pressure and popular opposition to prisoner release, PM reportedly planning to allow Judea-Samaria construction
Report: PM Demanded US Free Pollard, as Israel Let Terrorists GoA report on Channel Two said that Prime Minister Netanyahu demanded a price from the U.S. for Israeli 'gestures' to the PA
Report: Netanyahu to Free 82 TerroristsChannel 10: Netanyahu intends to free terrorist murderers as “gesture” for “peace” negotiations
MKs: Stop Terrorist Release as ‘Good-Will Gesture’New bill would prevent ‘diplomatic’ terrorist release, restrict early pardons to humanitarian cases.
PA’s ‘Moderate’ Fayyad Calls to Free All TerroristsPA second-in-command says it is wrong to imprison Arabs for terrorism against Israel.