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Israel negotiating prisoner exchange with Syria to return woman who crossed border

Israel negotiating prisoner exchange with Syria to return woman who crossed border

Russia reportedly mediating negotiations in which Israel would free 2 prisoners in exchange for woman who accidentally crossed into Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 15:51
Expert: Hamas is under pressure to kidnap Israelis

Expert: Hamas is under pressure to kidnap Israelis

Arab affairs expert Yoni Ben Menachem explains what the obstacles are in the indirect contacts between Israel and Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, 22/07/2020 04:08
Hamas leader threatens more kidnappings

Hamas leader threatens more kidnappings

Ismail Haniyeh: There is no breakthrough in negotiations because Israel is not serious.Elad Benari, 14/05/2020 04:47
Hundreds of youth to Netanyahu: Don't release terrorists in prisoner swap

Hundreds of youth to Netanyahu: Don't release terrorists in prisoner swap

Some 500 Israeli youth send letter urging PM not to advance a prisoner swap with Hamas that includes the release of terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 14:22
Hamas: No progress in prisoner exchange deal

Hamas: No progress in prisoner exchange deal

Hamas official warns against believing reports in the Israeli media on significant progress in negotiations on prisoner swap.Dalit Halevi, 06/05/2020 04:38
First formal discussion on contacts for prisoner exchange deal

First formal discussion on contacts for prisoner exchange deal

PM Netanyahu discussed with the ministers a possible deal with Hamas for the release of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2020 05:26
Hamas demands ventilators in prisoner exchange

Hamas demands ventilators in prisoner exchange

Hamas demanding medical equipment and terrorists in possible agreement with Israel, sources say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2020 22:32
Haniyeh: If Israel is serious - so are we

Haniyeh: If Israel is serious - so are we

Hamas leader says the group is ready to discuss a prisoner exchange deal with Israel through mediators.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/04/2020 22:37
Hamas terrorist organization denies rumors of prisoner exchange with Israel

Hamas terrorist organization denies rumors of prisoner exchange with Israel

Hamas denied reports of an approaching deal with Israel for the return of Israeli civilians and remains of IDF soldiers.Dalit Halevi, 12/04/2020 22:58
US student held for 3 yrs. released in Iran-US hostage swap

US student held for 3 yrs. released in Iran-US hostage swap

Princeton graduate student Xiyue Wang is reuniting with his wife and son after being imprisoned for 3 yrs. in Iran on trumped-up charges.Sara Rubenstein, 07/12/2019 23:43
Israel to free 2 prisoners after soldier's body returned

Israel to free 2 prisoners after soldier's body returned

Israel agrees to release two Syrian prisoners in gesture of 'goodwill' following return of IDF soldier Zachary Baumel's remains.AFP, 27/04/2019 20:16
Return of the soldiers held in Gaza? 'Election spin'

Return of the soldiers held in Gaza? 'Election spin'

Goldin family: 'We have learned from experience that when reports are published, this means there is no agreement to bring the boys home.'Yoni Kempinski, 02/04/2019 13:31
Report: Germany mediating between Hamas and Israel

Report: Germany mediating between Hamas and Israel

Arabic newspaper reports Germany has been involved in indirect negotiations between Israel and Hamas over a prisoner exchange deal.Elad Benari, 05/07/2018 06:59
Released terrorist returns to Israel - and to jail

Released terrorist returns to Israel - and to jail

Terrorist released in prisoner exchange on condition of never returning to Israel returns, and has life sentence reinstated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2017 22:17
Reports: Qatar to mediate exchange deal between Israel and Hamas

Reports: Qatar to mediate exchange deal between Israel and Hamas

Report claims Israel offered to release 60 terrorists in exchange for soldiers' bodies.Chana Roberts, 11/01/2017 12:05
Taliban Welcomes 'Victory' After US Exchange

Taliban Welcomes 'Victory' After US Exchange

Taliban leader issues rare public statement congratulating Islamists over US terrorist release; Afghan government livid over the swap.Tova Dvorin, 01/06/2014 21:46
Fatah Prisoner Release Set for Dec 18

Fatah Prisoner Release Set for Dec 18

Hundreds of imprisoned Palestinian Authority terrorists are to be freed later this month in stage two of the Shalit prisoner exchange deal.Chana Ya'ar, 08/12/2011 11:06
Lawsuit over Terrorist Release

Lawsuit over Terrorist Release

Families of victims file suit against mass release of terrorists for Shalit. Sbarro families campaign to take murderess' name off list.Maayana Miskin, 14/10/2011 13:42
Vandal Gets Hugs, Calls to ‘Chop Off his Hands’

Vandal Gets Hugs, Calls to ‘Chop Off his Hands’

A young terror orphan who vandalized the Rabin memorial gets mixed reactions, from support, to calls to “cut off his hands.”Maayana Miskin, 14/10/2011 13:20
Soldiers-to-Be: No Swap for Us

Soldiers-to-Be: No Swap for Us

Soldiers-to-be begin five-day march warning against terrorist release. “Do not release terrorists for us,” they tell the government.Maayana Miskin, 29/05/2011 22:13
Shalit Swap Rallies in Gaza, TA

Shalit Swap Rallies in Gaza, TA

Marchers in Tel Aviv call to free Gilad Shalit by exchanging terrorist prisoners, as Hamas protesters vow not to ease demands.Maayana Miskin, 04/07/2010 20:41
I Lied...

I Lied...

, 23/12/2009 00:00
Anti-Release Protest to Continue

Anti-Release Protest to Continue

Activists who oppose the release of terrorist prisoners react to the Shalit video deal and describe the next step in their campaign.Yoni Kempinski, INN TV, 06/10/2009 01:09
PA Teens Preferred Jail to Home

PA Teens Preferred Jail to Home

Teen terrorists scheduled to be released Friday preferred prison to home. Also slated for freedom: Gaza's “Terrorist Grandma.”Maayana Miskin, 04/10/2009 20:33
Weighing Truths for Gilad

Weighing Truths for Gilad

, 04/10/2009 00:00