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Time for Israel to use its leverage

The death of terrorist Daoud Zubeidi is an opportunity for Israel to change the rules of the game. Op-ed.

Time for Israel to use its leverage

Gilad Schalit's father passes away

Noam Schalit, who fought for years to bring his son home from Hamas captivity, passes away after a long battle with leukemia.

Gilad Schalit's father passes away

Former Cabinet Secretary: Schalit deal was a mistake

Oved Yehezkel says public pressure, not public good, led to decision to free over 1,000 terrorists in return for Gilad Schalit.

Former Cabinet Secretary: Schalit deal was a mistake

1027 terrorists in return for 1 IDF soldier? Gilad Shalit's father responds

Ten years after the "Shalit Deal," Noam Shalit discusses his son's capture and the events surrounding his release.

1027 terrorists for 1 IDF soldier? Shalit's father responds

Ten years later: Gilad Shalit talks about his time in captivity

Gilad Shalit tells about his time in Hamas captivity, why it was hard for him to listen to Israeli radio, & when he heard he'd be released.

Ten years later: Gilad Shalit talks about his time in captivity

Watch: Gilad Shalit gets married

Former IDF soldier kidnapped and held captive by Hamas for 5 years before being returned in controversial prisoner swap, married Wednesday.

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Watch: Gilad Shalit's wedding

Years after returning from Hamas captivity, Shalit, 34, marries.

Watch: Gilad Shalit's wedding

Al-Jazeera publishes new footage of Gilad Shalit in Hamas captivity

Hamas publishes new footage of Shalit and a recording of an "Israeli prisoner" saying, "I hope the State of Israel still exists."

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Gilad Shalit to Arutz Sheva: 'I'll thank Yehuda Wachsman for my entire life'

Gilad Shalit, IDF soldier who was held by Hamas for 5 years, says Wachsman family played 'influential' role in his release.

Gilad Shalit to Arutz Sheva: 'I'll thank Wachsman forever'player

Gilad Shalit engaged

Girlfriend of IDF soldier who was in Hamas captivity for five years posts photo with an engagement ring on her finger.

Gilad Shalit engaged

Mother of missing KIA soldier demands release of terrorists

Mother of IDF soldier Oron Shaul, who kidnapped and killed by Hamas, demands Israel cave to demand to release jailed terrorists.

Mother of missing KIA soldier demands release of terrorists

Olmert: Shalit deal is a 'crime'

Former PM speaks out against deal which saw Israel release more than 1,000 terrorists in exchanged for abducted soldier.

Olmert: Shalit deal is a 'crime'

Miracles happen every day

Gilad Shalit celebrates seven-year anniversary of his release from Hamas captivity by supporting children with disabilities.

Miracles happen every day

Israeli-Arab gets 3.5 years for transferring funds to Hamas

Umm al-Fahm resident convicted for bringing hundreds of thousands of Euros to Hamas terror group in order to finance attacks.

Israeli-Arab gets 3.5 years for transferring funds to Hamas

Justice Minister: An opportunity to bring our soldiers home

Justice Minister Shaked says Israel won't release recaptured 'Shalit deal' terrorists as precondition to return of IDF soldiers, civilians.

Justice Minister: An opportunity to bring our soldiers home

Hamas publishes new photos of Gilad Shalit

'Honoring' twelfth anniversary of former soldier's kidnapping, Hamas publishes 'new' photos from his time in captivity.

Hamas publishes new photos of Gilad Shalit

Gilad Shalit's father: Ehud Olmert trying to rewrite history

Noam Shalit says former prime minister lied about alleged deal that would have freed his son from Hamas captivity years earlier.

Gilad Shalit's father: Ehud Olmert trying to rewrite history

Olmert says haredi Kabbalist predicted Hezbollah attack

Former prime minister says haredi Kabbalist correctly warned that Hezbollah would attack Israeli missile boat during Second Lebanon War.

Olmert says haredi Kabbalist predicted Hezbollah attack

Olmert: Ehud Barak torpedoed deal to free Gilad Shalit

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert accuses Ehud Barak of torpedoing deal to free captured soldier Gilad Shalit.

Olmert: Ehud Barak torpedoed deal to free Gilad Shalit

Hamas publishes new pictures of Gilad Shalit in capitivity

Hamas releases three new photos of formerly captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

Hamas publishes new pictures of Gilad Shalit in capitivity

Ex-Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov heads to prison

Former minister admitted to conditioning funds for a music festival on organizers hiring his girlfriend.

Ex-Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov heads to prison

Hamas airs new video of Gilad Shalit in captivity

Six years after kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit was released, Hamas publicizes previously unseen video of Shalit in captivity.

Hamas airs new video of Gilad Shalit in captivity

Austria sentences Hamas terrorist to life in prison

Hamas terrorist released in exchange for Gilad Shalit given life sentence by Austrian court after plotting grenade attacks in Jerusalem.

Austria sentences Hamas terrorist to life in prison

State Department: Hamas military commander a ‘global terrorist’

Hamas commander involved in kidnapping of Gilad Shalit declared 'a significant risk' of committing terrorist attacks.

State Department: Hamas military commander a ‘global terrorist’

Gilad Shalit's new job

Gilad Shalit, who was freed from Hamas captivity five years ago, reportedly hired by Israel Discount Bank.

Gilad Shalit's new job

Defense Minister: Those comments? Never happened.

Liberman calls out a Channel 10 journalist over their claims that he point-blank refused to deal with Hamas for fallen soldier bodies.

Defense Minister: 'Those comments? Never happened.'

Hamas reveals why it published new Shalit videos

Hamas media spokesperson says releasing video of ex-captive IDF soldier was effort to bewilder and demoralize Israel.

Hamas reveals why it published new Shalit videos

Watch: Hamas releases another Gilad Shalit video

From today's ILTV edition. Hamas releases a video of Gilad Shalit participating in a barbecue while in captivity.

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Shalit family blasts 'distorted' Hamas video

Shalit family says Hamas video showing the soldier taking a part in a barbecue with his captors does not reflect his time in captivity.

Shalit family blasts 'distorted' Hamas video

Video: Gilad Shalit at ‘BBQ’ in Gaza

Hamas issues a video of Shalit during his captivity depicting the soldier at a ‘cook out’ with his terrorist kidnappers.

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Watch: Hamas airs video of Shalit during captivity

From today's ILTV edition. Hamas aired a video showing Gilad Shalit smiling with his guards.

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Hamas publishes new photo of Gilad Shalit

Photo meant to honor death of Shalit's last living Hamas captor in tunnel collapse this week.

Hamas publishes new photo of Gilad Shalit in captivity

Barak: Netanyahu Responsible for Teens' Abductions

Former Defense Minister blames PM's inaction over Gilad Shalit, lack of follow-up for abduction of three teenagers in 2014.

Barak: Netanyahu Responsible for Three Boys' Abductions

Barak: Not Enough Information to Rescue Shalit

Netanyahu, former defense minister Ehud Barak discuss 'Sabena rescue' and why similar mission wasn't carried out for Gilad Shalit.

Former Defense Min. Explains Why Israel Didn't Rescue Shalit

‘Terrorists Freed in Shalit Deal Are Murdering Us’

Malachi Rosenfeld’s murder brings to six the number of Israelis murdered by terrorists freed for single soldier in 2011.

‘Terrorists Freed in Shalit Deal Are Murdering Us’

Hamas Appoints Wachsman Murder Suspect as Minister

Once a prisoner in Israel serving a life term for numerous acts of terror, Hamas terrorist Yahya Sanuar is now a minister for Hamas.

Hamas Appoints Wachsman Murder Suspect as 'Prisoner Minister'

Terrorist Released in Gilad Shalit Swap Arrested

Police and Border Patrol forces attacked by Palestinian mob in Abu Dis as they arrest released terrorist on new terror-related charges.

Terrorist Released in Gilad Shalit Swap Arrested

Gilad Shalit 'Was Surrounded by Suicide Bombers'

New details of former captive IDF soldier released by Hamas official; terror group's military chief feared betrayal to the end.

Gilad Shalit 'Was Surrounded by Suicide Bombers'

'The Justice Ministry is Harming Terror Victims'

Bereaved father of teen murdered by Shalit deal terrorists says ministry refusing to give info on released terrorists.

'The Justice Ministry is Harming Terror Victims'

Goldin, Shalit Fathers React to Kidnappers' Death

Simcha Goldin say he feels 'no joy' at news his son's killer was killed in Gaza strike, but is satisfied that the IDF got the job done.

Father of Hadar Goldin: 'I Knew the IDF Would Get the Job Done'