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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.

Watch: Gilad Shalit gets married player

Hamas: Prisoner exchange floated by Israel a 'mirage'

Hamas spokesman says Netanyahu spreading rumors of upcoming prisoner swap to propel election campaign.

Hamas: Prisoner exchange floated by Israel a 'mirage'

Shalit Deal Terrorists to have Pardons Revoked

Terrorists pardoned by Israel, released from jail and rearrested will serve the rest of their sentences now.

Rearrested Shalit Deal Terrorists to have Pardons Revoked

Revealed: Israel Planned 'Entebbe 2' for Shalit

Israel tried to kidnap Hamas’ military commander in Gaza in order to trade him for Gilad Shalit.

Revealed: Israel Planned 'Entebbe 2' in Shalit Case

Shalit Describes Kidnapping: I Was in Shock

Gilad Shalit speaks about his kidnapping and years in captivity.

Shalit Describes Kidnapping: I Was in Shock

Shalit Deal Re-arrest in Home Burglary Case

A man released in the Shalit deal has been rearrested for robbing a home while father, children were present.

Shalit Deal Re-arrest in Home Burglary Case

Danon: Recapture Freed Terrorists – Dead or Alive

MK Danny Danon warns that freed terrorists are a threat as another terrorist freed for Shalit is rearrested.

Danon: Recapture ‘Shalit Deal’ Terrorists – Dead or Alive

Soldier Who Killed his Stabber Honored

Terrorists stabbed Sgt. Gal Weingarten in the neck, yet Weingarten was able to fire accurately and hit them.

Soldier Who Killed his Stabber Honored

Over 2/3 of Jews See Press Bias on Shalit

Poll results revealed in stormy debate on press slant at 9th Jerusalem Conference.

Over 2/3 of Jews Say Press was Biased on Shalit, Tent Protest

IDF Re-arrests Terrorist Freed in Shalit Deal

Hana Shalbi arrested based on intelligence. She is third terrorist arrested after being freed in deal.

IDF Re-arrests Terrorist Freed in Shalit Deal

Shurat HaDin: Why the Rush to Free Terrorists?

Shurat HaDin has filed a petition with the High Court requesting that the release of 550 terrorists as part of the Shalit deal be postponed.

Shurat HaDin: Why the Rush to Free Shalit Deal Terrorists?

Rivlin: Don't Set Negotiation Terms into Law

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin warns that Israel should not set terms for negotiating with terrorists over captive soldiers into law.

Rivlin: Don't Set Prisoner Negotiation Terms into Law

Reservists: 'Don't Swap Terrorists For Us!'

An IDF reservists' group has started a petition to help Israel avoid future swaps for soldiers freeing terrorists with blood on their hands.

Reservists' Group: 'Don't Swap Terrorists For Us!'

Qatar and Turkey to Accept Shalit Swap Terrorists

Qatar and Turkey have agreed to accept the terrorists to be deported under the prisoner swap deal to free IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

Qatar and Turkey to Accept Shalit Swap Terrorists

6 Israeli Arab Terrorists First to be Freed

Six Israeli Arab terrorists will be the first to be freed by the prisoner swap deal for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

6 Israeli Arab Terrorists First to be Freed

IDF Marks Closed Military Zones for Shalit Swap

Four areas have been designated as closed military zones in preparation for Tuesday's prisoner swap for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

IDF Designates Closed Military Zones for Shalit Swap

Journalist: Let’s Not Cover Terrorists’ Joy

The media should avoid showing terrorists’ joy and “V for victory” upon release, says Channel 2 reporter.

Journalist: Let’s Not Cover Terrorists’ Celebrations

Orphan Confronts Shalit Family in Court

Man who lost his parents and siblings confronts Noam Shalit: Look in our eyes, put a black ribbon on your flag.

Orphan Confronts Shalit Family in Court

Last-Ditch Petition: Leave Sbarro Attacker in Jail

Families of Sbarro restaurant bombing victims seek public’s help keeping killer in jail. If released, they warn, she will inspire others.

Last-Ditch Petition: Leave Sbarro Attacker in Jail

Netanyahu Tells Families: I Feel Your Pain

PM Netanyahu addressed bereaved families, telling them, “I understand your pain.”

Netanyahu Tells Families: I Feel Your Pain

Families Split on Shalit Bargain Appeal

Some bereaved families hopeful over Supreme Court bid, others skeptical. ‘If court will listen, why is Peres signing files?’ one asks.

‘If Court is Planning to Listen – Why has Peres Signed Files?’

Edelstein: Why I Supported the Shalit Deal

Minister Yuli Edelstein tells Arutz Sheva why he supported the deal, but warns: Too early to rejoice.

Edelstein: Why I Supported the Shalit Deal

Jlem Activists Plan Terrorist Warning System

As the government prepares to release terrorists into Israel’s capital, local activists plan a low-tech but effective “warning system.”

Jlem Activists Plan Terrorist Warning System

Analyst: Make ‘One-for-One’ Trades the Law

Former senior Mossad expert suggests “one-for-one” prisoner exchanges be the law, warns of three possible pitfalls of Shalit deal.

Analyst: Make ‘One-for-One’ Trades the Law

Victims' Group: We Need Support over Shalit Deal

Group representing terror survivors protests government failure to inform families, provide emotional support in light of Shalit deal.

Official Victims' Group: We Need Support over Shalit Deal

Shalit Family: Intervention in Deal is Dangerous

The family of Gilad Shalit asks the Supreme Court not to intervene in terrorist release. Interference could be deadly, they argue.

Shalit Family: Intervention in Exchange Deal is Dangerous

Orphans: Nobody Told Us Killer would Go Free

A second bereaved family charges Justice Ministry with failing to break the news of murderers’ release.

Orphans: Nobody Told Us Killer would Go Free

Lawsuit: Peres Lacks Power to Pardon Terrorists

Bereaved brother appeals against terrorist release. “Let ‘no forgiveness’ mean no pardon,” he urges Peres.

Lawsuit to Claim: Peres Lacks Power to Pardon Terrorists

Hamas: Israel Promised No Revenge

Hamas terrorists tell the Arab-language media that Israel promised not to harm released terrorists, while Hamas made no promises.

Hamas: Israel Promised No Revenge, We Promised More Kidnappings