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Kidnapped Israeli paid ransom and fled his captors

The Rabbi of the Israeli kidnapped in Brazil describes the tense hours leading to the desperately awaited news that he was alive and well.

Kidnapped Israeli paid ransom and fled his captors

'Pay $25,000 or your yeshiva will be destroyed'

Ransom letter sent to Miami Beach yeshiva, warns explosives planted in building will be set off if $25,000 not paid.

'Pay $25,000 or your yeshiva will be destroyed'

ZAKA considers returning ransom money to donors

After $120,000 raised to free Israeli in Islamic country, rescue org. says it will return funds to donors if mediator not found in 2 days.

ZAKA considers returning ransom money to donors

White House: Iran payment not ransom nor leverage

White House acknowledges $400 million payment to Iran was related to the release of American prisoners, but denies it amounted to ransom.

White House: Payment to Iran was neither ransom nor leverage

GOP lawmakers blast Obama over Iran ransom saga

Republicans blast the Obama administration after it acknowledges a payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners.

GOP lawmakers blast Obama over Iran ransom saga

New details emerge on U.S. 'ransom' to Iran

New details about $400 million payment made to Iran find the exchange was specifically timed to the release of prisoners held in Iran.

New details emerge on U.S. 'ransom' to Iran

Obama and Kerry deny U.S. paid ransom to Iran

President and Secretary of State deny reports that $400 million payment to Iran was related to four Americans who were held in Tehran.

Obama and Kerry deny U.S. paid ransom to Iran

US paid ransom money to Iran to free Americans

Iranians celebrate US payment as 'ransom money,' but Obama claims simply that 'the time was right to resolve old disputes.'

US paid ransom money to Iran to free Americans

Did the US pay Iran $1.7 billion in ransom?

Republicans demand an inquiry as Iran reveals US taxpayer fund transfer was 'in return' for prisoner release, and came on the same day.

Did the US pay Iran $1.7 billion in ransom?

Hostage's Father Slams No Ransom Policy

Father of Kayla Mueller accuses Obama administration of putting its policy of not paying ransoms "in front of American lives".

Slain Hostage's Father Slams American No Ransom Policy

ISIS Issues New Threat to Kill Jordanian Pilot

ISIS threatens to execute Jordanian pilot if female suicide bomber not released by sunset, new recording by Japanese hostage states.

ISIS Issues New Threat to Kill Jordanian Pilot

ISIS Gives Japan 72 Hours to Save Hostages

Japanese men become latest hostages in pre-beheading video, the first time ISIS has threatened Asia instead of the West.

ISIS Gives Japan 72 Hours to Save Hostages

Jacob Ostreicher Escapes Bolivia, Back in US

Jewish-American contractor, held in Bolivia since 2011, finally lands on US soil; details of 'escape' remain unclear.

Jacob Ostreicher, Jewish Man Held in Bolivia, Released to US

Jerusalem-Arab Charged in Bedouin Kidnapping Ring

Nadal Tubasi, a 35-year-old Arab resident of Jerusalem, is charged with kidnapping with the intent to murder or blackmail and extort.

Jerusalem-Arab Charged in Bedouin Kidnapping Ring