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IDF officer dealing with issue of missing soldiers steps down

IDF officer who took part in talks on prisoner exchange deal reportedly frustrated over Israel's helplessness.

IDF officer dealing with issue of missing soldiers steps down

'Not all of Baumel's remains were returned to Israel'

Terror leader Ahmed Jibril says Israel received 'half a body,' any transfer of remains contingent on release of living terrorists.

'Not all of Baumel's remains were returned to Israel'

'When Baumel's identity was confirmed, officers cried'

The Washington Post speaks with Israel's forensic center about the moving moment when MIA soldier Zachary Baumel's bones were identified.

'When Baumel's identity was confirmed, officers cried'

Goldin family petitions Supreme Court against Netanyahu

Family of IDF officer Hadar Goldin in Gaza petitions Supreme Court against PM: 'Government turned MIA Committee into Bluff Committee.'

Goldin family petitions Supreme Court against Netanyahu

Report: Hamas prepared for 'comprehensive deal' with Israel

Hamas reportedly tells Egypt it is prepared to return Israelis it is holding in Gaza in exchange for airport and seaport.

Report: Hamas prepared for 'comprehensive deal' with Israel

'We're working in every way to get the boys back'

PM meets members of Goldin and Shaul families, briefs on security force activity to return Hamas captives.

'We're working in every way to get the boys back'

IDF investigates whether mental patient is MIA soldier

Army receives tip that a hospitalized mental patient is, in fact, soldier Guy Hever, who has been missing since 1997.

IDF investigates whether mental patient is MIA soldier

Senior Shin Bet official could coordinate POW issue

Senior Shin Bet official is reportedly leading candidate for coordinator of captive and missing persons.

Senior Shin Bet official could coordinate POW issue

Soldier who protected 200 American-Jewish POWs to be awarded

An American POW who protected 200 American-Jewish POWs during World War II will be posthumously honored.

Soldier who protected 200 American-Jewish POWs to be awarded

Did 'Prisoner X' Sabotage MIA Rescue Mission?

“Prisoner X” unwittingly sabotaged espionage operation aimed at bringing home bodies of Israeli soldiers missing in Lebanon, says report.

Did 'Prisoner X' Sabotage MIA Rescue Mission?

Sultan Yaqub Letter Released

Miriam Baumel won her fight to get the letter describing what the UK's military attache to Syria saw on the day her son was listed MIA in 1982.

Sultan Yaqub Letter: "I Saw a Body on the Tank's Catwalk"

'Prisoners of War' on Israeli TV

Israeli television is beginning to deal with the fate of IDF prisoners of war when they are caught by Arab terrorists – and what can come after.

'Prisoners of War' on Israeli TV

'The Worry Never Fades'

Miriam Baumel, mother of missing soldier Zecharia Baumel, talks about recent reports from Lebanon and reveals: the worry never fades.

Missing Soldier's Mother: The Worry Doesn't Fade