Israel re-arrests man freed in Shalit deal

2012-05-18 20:41

Israeli troops have re-arrested a Palestinian who was freed under terms of a prisoner swap deal between Israel and the Hamas movement, Palestinian security sources say.

Israel set to complete swap for Schalit

2011-12-18 17:52

Israel is wrapping up preparations to release 550 Palestinian prisoners in the final phase of a swap with Hamas for Gilad Shalit.

Officials reveal what kept Shalit going

2011-11-06 21:24

Gilad Shalit's captors provided him with a stationary bicycle, a radio and paper on which to draw and chronicle his captivity.

Israel, Egypt agree to prisoner swap

2011-10-24 22:27

Israel and Egypt have reached a deal to swap 25 Egyptian prisoners in Israeli custody for US-Israeli dual national Ilan Grapel, held by Egypt since June.

Egypt, Israel to pick rest of detainees

2011-10-20 23:49

Hamas will not be involved in picking the 550 prisoners to be freed by Israel in the second stage of a landmark exchange deal, the movement's armed wing said on Thursday.

Freed Palestinians arrive in Turkey

2011-10-19 08:39

Eleven Palestinians have arrived in Turkey early as part of the thousand-for-one prisoner exchange.

Egypt TV Shalit interview shocks Israel

2011-10-18 19:32

Israeli officials are 'shocked' about the Egypt state TV interview with Shalit conducted in front of Hamas.

Hamas No 2: Israel to ease blockade

2011-10-18 16:35

The Hamas deputy chief says that Israel will ease its blockade of Gaza as part of a prisoners’ exchange and called for remaining Palestinian prisoners to be freed.

Shalit dazed but healthy

2011-10-18 14:11

Gilad Shalit has returned home after more than five years in captivity but his gaunt and dazed appearance raised questions about the conditions of his captivity.

First pictures of Shalit shown

2011-10-18 11:08

The first pictures of a healthy-looking Gilad Shalit have been shown on news networks and the Israeli soldier is now thought to be back in his home country.


Shalit's father to enter Israeli politics

2012-01-09 22:11

Noam Shalit, whose soldier son Gilad was held captive in Gaza for over five years, has announced he will run for election with Labour in Israel's next polls.

Israel due to free 550 Palestinians

2011-12-18 14:19

Israel plans to release 550 Palestinian prisoners in the second stage of a deal with Hamas that brought home soldier Gilad Shalit after five years of captivity.

Saudi offers bounty for Israel soldier

2011-10-31 07:44

A member of Saudi Arabia's royal family increased to $1m a reward offered by a Saudi cleric to anyone who captures an Israeli soldier.

Shalit shirt hot item in Gaza

2011-10-23 21:54

The shirt worn by freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, has become a fashion hit in Gaza.

Bright future for Shalit, experts say

2011-10-19 12:26

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, freed after more than five years in captivity, faces a fragile first few days of freedom, but is likely to recover both fully and quickly, psychological experts say.

UK: Israel must do more for peace

2011-10-18 20:52

Britain has urged Israel to build on the momentum provided by the release of its soldier Gilad Shalit to advance peace talks with the Palestinians.

Jubilant welcome as Shalit arrives home

2011-10-18 18:00

Newly-released Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived by helicopter at his family home in the northern village of Mitzpe Hila to a raucous welcome by thousands of cheering Israelis.

SA Jews welcome Shalit release

2011-10-18 15:15

The Jewish community in South Africa is "overjoyed" at the news of the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

Shalit: I hope this leads to peace

2011-10-18 12:42

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, looking weak but insisting he was healthy, says he hopes his release in exchange for Palestinian prisoners will help bring peace between their people.

Palestinians gather to greet prisoners

2011-10-18 09:38

Throngs of excited Palestinians have gathered in the West Bank and Gaza preparing to greet prisoners released under a landmark exchange deal.

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