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Prisoner escapes hospital after judge orders handcuffs removed

Israel Police investigate escape of prisoner who was ordered unhandcuffed due to claimed medical condition.

Prisoner escapes hospital after judge orders handcuffs removed

Terrorist prisoners threaten hunger strike

Fatah prisoners announce hunger strike that will begin on Friday. Smotrich: Let them starve to death.

Terrorist prisoners threaten hunger strike

Report: Iran backing out of prisoner swap deal with the United States

Iran had been in contact with the Biden admin about exchanging prisoners but is reportedly backing out over what it calls "breaches."

Report: Iran backing out of prisoner swap deal with the US

Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, woman jailed in Iran for 804 days, opens up about experience

Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Australian released in prisoner swap with Iran, entertained thoughts of suicide during her solitary confinement.

Woman jailed in Iran for 804 days opens up about experienceplayer

Attorney General: 'Decision not to vaccinate prisoners was made without authority'

Avichai Mandelblit states in opinion submitted to Supreme Court that Ohana's decision not to vaccinate prisoners violated their rights.

'Decision not to vaccinate prisoners was made without authority'

Suicide bombing suspects to be vaccinate well before most Israelis

20 prisoners, including those convicted of complicity in suicide bombings, were vaccinated against COVID-19 at Shikma prison

Jailed Arab terrorists vaccinated before citizens

Attorney General to Minister Ohana: Inmates should be vaccinated too

Deputy A-G tells Internal Security Minister his directive not to vaccinate prisoners was given without authority. Ohana fires back.

A-G to Minister Ohana: Inmates should be vaccinated too

Report: Prisoner talks with Hamas back on

Hamas reportedly seeks release of hundreds of prisoners including Hamas terrorist masterminds. in exchange for captive Israelis.

Report: Prisoner talks with Hamas back on

Israeli prisoner killed in a prison in Ecuador

Prisoners enter the cell of 38-year-old Shai Dahan and murder him. His family has been notified.

Israeli prisoner killed in a prison in Ecuador

Jordanian FM: Prisoners in Israel will be returned this week

Jordanian foreign minister says country's citizens arrested for illegally entering Israel will be freed later this week.

Jordanian FM: Prisoners in Israel will be returned this week

'The machine gun and the bullet are the essence of the path'

PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs hands out degrees to terrorist prisoners’ relatives.

'The machine gun and the bullet are the essence of the path'player

'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'

Trump commutes sentence of Jewish man with terminally ill wife

The prisoner's children wrote letters to Trump begging him to release their father. 'Our lives have become so sad and miserable.'

Trump commutes sentence of Jewish man with terminally ill wife

Scottish prisoners pretend to be Jewish to receive more food

Bosses at prison in Edinburgh cracking down on inmates pretending to be Jewish in order to receive extra food.

Scottish prisoners pretend to be Jewish to receive more food

PA: Prisoner died because of criminal medical malpractice

PA prisoners association blames Israel for death of Hamas terrorist in an Israeli prison.

PA: Prisoner died because of criminal medical malpractice

Two prisoners returned to Syria

IDF confirms prisoners handed to Red Cross via Kuneitra Crossing. Move follows transfer of Zachary Baumel's body from Syria to Israel.

Two prisoners returned to Syria

Prisoners may pray in hat and suit

At request of Chief Rabbi, Prison Service formulates outline allowing those accustomed to praying in hat and suit to also do so in prison.

Prisoners may pray in hat and suit

Watch: Trump greets Americans freed by North Korea

President Trump and first lady Melania join three U.S. nationals as they step out of plane early Thursday morning at Joint Base Andrews.

Watch: Trump greets Americans freed by North Koreaplayer

'Rape and authorizing of murder were because I refused offer'

Canadian man freed from five years of captivity in Afghanistan says captors raped his wife, authorized murder of his daughter.

'Rape and authorizing of murder were because I refused offer'

'Elor Azariya's prisoner isn't on hunger strike'

Right-wing activist Baruch Marzel says if all soldiers shot terrorists, there would be no hunger strike right now.

'Elor Azariya's prisoner isn't on hunger strike'player

Fatah parties for freed terrorist held in Israeli cities

Fatah holds party celebrating terrorist's release, flies PLO flags - in Lod.

Fatah parties for freed terrorist held in Israeli cities

'Ticking time bombs must be stopped'

Likud MK presents 'Shlissel law' to restrict actions of convicted murderers after prison release.

'Ticking time bombs must be stopped'

Hamas: Would love Egypt to broker deal

Hamas refuses to swap Avraham Mengistu for Israel-held official; says relations with Egypt improved.

Hamas: Would love Egypt to broker deal

Scottish prisoners request kosher meals

More than 100 inmates in a Scottish prison sign up to receive kosher meals.

Scottish prisoners request kosher meals: They are ‘nicer’

Iran arrests father of jailed American citizen

Iran arrests 80-year-old Baquer Namazi, father of Siamak Namazi who was himself arrested in October. Both are being held in the Evin prison.

Iran arrests father of jailed American citizen

Convicted murderer escapes, captured

Yaron Sankar, who was convicted of two murders, escapes hospitalization, but is caught two hours later.

Convicted murderer escapes, captured shortly afterwards

Iran Calls on US to Release 19 Prisoners

Tehran insists US may be violating human rights in imprisoning 19 Iranians, despite imprisoning US citizens and refusing swaps.

Iran Calls on US to Release 19 Prisoners

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'

Tony Blair Working for Israeli Captives' Release?

Former Middle East Quartet peace envoy has met with Hamas leader Khaled Mashal in Qatar twice in recent weeks.

Tony Blair Mediating for Israeli Captives' Release?

'Minor' Security Incidents Add Up to Major Trouble

Terrorist tries to steal the weapon of a guard near Eli - just one of a series of troubling security incidents gaining steam.

'Minor' Security Incidents Add Up to Major Trouble

Prisoner Force-Feeding Bill Set for Knesset Vote

Controversial bill that would allow prison doctors to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners will go to the Knesset for a final vote.

Prisoner Force-Feeding Bill Set for Knesset Vote

Terror Victim Families to Kerry: Let Israel Be

Members of families who have lost loved ones to terror attacks protested in Jerusalem, demanding that John Kerry leave Israel alone

Terror Victim Families to Kerry: Leave Israel Alone Alreadyplayer

Officials Concerned Over Further Terrorist Release

Report says security officials concerned over the next wave of terrorists to be released, fearing increase in terrorism.

Officials Concerned Over Further Terrorist Releases

Prisoners Demand Right to Vote in Local Elections

Prisoners in Israeli jails are not eligible to vote in local elections, but 2 prisoners have filed a petition to change that.

Prisoners Demand Right to Vote in Local Elections

NY Rally Protests Prisoner Release

Demonstration in front of Israeli consulate in New York demands attention of world leaders.

NY Rally Protests Prisoner Release, Demands to be Heardplayer

Russia: Israel Injects Arab Prisoners With Viruses

A Russian daily has published an article accusing Israel of injecting Arab prisoners with “dangerous viruses,” which lead to death.

Russian Daily Claims Israel Injects Arab Prisoners With Viruses

Two Terrorist Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Two terrorists in Israeli prisons who have been on hunger strike in recent weeks, have ended their hunger strike.

Two Terrorist Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Facade of Neutrality Masks UN Bias

UN condemned the firing of a rocket from Gaza into Israel, while blaming spur of violence on Jewish state.

Facade of Neutrality Masks UN Bias

Can Money Buy Peace?

PM Netanyahu instructs authorities to transfer tax revenues to PA "so they won't have an excuse to not to enforce calm.

Can Money Buy Peace?

Leftist NGO Slams Israel Over Hunger Strikers

The leftist Physicians for Human Rights claims that Israel's treatment of hunger-striking terrorist prisoners is an "ethical failure".

Leftist NGO Slams Israel Over Hunger Striking Terrorists