Gilad Shalit prisoner swap: Israel prepares for captive soldier's release
Israel and Hamas say Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier abducted five years ago, will be swapped for about 1000 Palestinians held by Israel. (Oct. 11) While Israeli officials made plans for a subdued homecoming ceremony for the 25-year-old soldier whose ...
Israel-Hamas prisoner swap moves ahead
Israel's High Court Approves Prisoner Exchange with Hamas
Hamas: We win in swap; Score is 1027 to 1
Egypt sees Israel prisoner swap soon: source
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt expects to swap US-Israeli dual national Ilan Grapel, detained in June on spying charges, for Egyptian prisoners held in Israel, an Egyptian security source said on Monday. The swap would take place after Israel completes a ...
Egypt-Israel Ties Are Stronger Than They Appear
American Held in Egypt as Israeli Spy Could Be Freed in New Prisoner Swap
'Grapel may be freed same day as Schalit'
Blue Square Gain Helps Index Beat US, Europe: Israel Overnight
Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Alon Holdings Blue Square Israel Ltd. and Elbit Systems Ltd. gained on prospects for increased revenue, helping Israeli companies traded in New York to outperform stocks in Europe and the US Blue Square, ...
Israel's Shekel Advances to 6-Week High as Safety Demand Wanes
Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Israel's shekel strengthened to the highest in almost six weeks as emerging-market stocks gained for a ninth day after European leaders endorsed parts of a plan to contain the region's debt crisis. ...
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Gilad Shalit Comes Home -- Tears of Joy Mixed With Bitter Tears of Sorrow
This is an undated handout photo released by the Shalit family of Israeli soldier, Cpl. Gilad Shalit, 19, in an unknown location in Israel. Shalit was captured June 25 by Hamas-linked militants in the Gaza Strip who attacked an ...
Foreign journalists arrive in Israel to cover swap
The number is still significantly lower than the turnout to Israel prior to the Palestinian UN statehood bid in September. During the week prior to Abbas's speech at the UN, the GPO estimated about 150 reporters and journalists came to the country. ...
Foreign media flock to Israel ahead of Shalit exchange deal
Israel - Press Center and Contact Numbers: Return of 1st Sergeant Gilad Shalit ...
Israel plans new settlement of 2600 that will isolate Arab East Jerusalem
Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images Israel has submitted plans to build the first big Jewish settlement in the occupied territories in 25 years, in a move condemned as an "assassination" of attempts to revive peace negotiations. ...
Israel plan for new Jerusalem-area housing development is revived
EU says Israel flouting settlement 'obligations'
EU, Palestinians Criticize Israeli East Jerusalem Building Plans
Los Angeles Times
Jews far and wide
The customs of B'nei Israel and Bukharan Jews have been influenced by Jewish 'missionaries,' but these groups also maintain distinctive practices. While Jews finish reading the Torah in synagogues around the world on Simhat Torah, ...
Friends or foes? Visit to bombed mosque reveals more questions than answers
Chinese Jews Feel More At Home In Israel
Avoiding the issues, not fighting for Israel
Without jobs in US, college grads are finding opportunities in Israel
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Instead of spending the summer after her May graduation sending out more resumes, Zlotnikov took a pair of internships and moved to Israel. It worked out well: In November she expects to be starting a full-time job in Israel as grants coordinator with ...
Syria, Qatar, Turkey said willing to take prisoners deported in Shalit deal
Hamas official tells Al-Hayat three countries willing to absorb the 40 Palestinian prisoners whose release Israel has conditioned on deportation, though does not name Syria explicitly. By Avi Issacharoff Tags: Gilad Shalit Shalit swap Hamas Hamas' ...
Hamas official: Qatar, Turkey to host prisoners