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Gilad Shalit

Free Gilad Shalit

Shunit Harpaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shunit Harpaz

A new approach is needed in dealing with militant groups such as Hamas -- the world needs to engage them constantly, challenge their ways. Over two-thousand years ago, Sun-Tzu said "keep your friends close and your enemies closer".

Let Shalit Go

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Israel has been negotiating with Hamas, almost a thousand days have passed, more than a thousand lives have been lost. Let the prisoners and Shalit go home.

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Quagmire of the year: Hamas-Israel There is an endless amount of news this week dealing with Israelis and P...

Israel-Hamas Prisoner Talks Fail

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel has accused Hamas of hardening its stance in Egyptian-brokered talks on exchanging hundreds of Palestinian prisoners for a captured Israeli sol...

In the Shadow of Gilad Shalit's Captivity

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

How can I go to bed at night knowing that kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit probably has no bed?

Gilad Shalit Deal May Be Reached In Next 24 Hours: Haaretz

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO ? Sources close to indirect Israel-Hamas negotiations over Gilad Shalit told Haaretz Monday there was a real possibility that a deal for the abd...

Israel Will Exchange All 450 Hamas Prisoners For Gilad Shalit: Haaretz

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel has agreed to free all 450 of the prisoners demanded by Hamas in exchange for kidnapped Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, and the dis...

Hamas: We Have Video Of Gilad Shalit

The Telegraph | Dina Kraft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas officials have claimed they have made a videotape of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit that proves he is in good condition. But Moussa Abu M...

Gaza Aid Must Be Dependent On Soldier's Release: Congressional Proposal

Haaretz | By Natasha Mozgovaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new initiative from members of the United States Congress calls for the transfer of the $900 million pledged by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton f...

Can Gaza Be Rebuilt Through Tunnels? The Blockade Continues--No Supplies, No Rebuilding

Ann Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Wright

How do you rebuild 5,000 homes, businesses and government buildings when the only way supplies come into the prison called Gaza is through tunnels?

Marwan Barghouti Could Return Through Israel-Hamas Truce Deal

AP | BEN HUBBARD and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — While a possible Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap focuses on a famous Israeli soldier, the prisoner most likely to affect...

Israel: No Truce, Border Openings Until Israeli Soldier freed

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's security cabinet decided on Wednesday that Israel would not open its border crossings with the Gaza Strip until Hamas agr...

Israel Toughens Negotiating Stance With Hamas

Inter Press Service | By Mel Frykberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, Feb 16 (IPS) - Israel is toughening its negotiating stance with Hamas as the two try to hammer out a permanent ceasefire agreement. Accor...

Hamas: Long-Term Truce Agreement Struck

AP | SALAH NASRAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — The deputy leader of Hamas said Thursday night that the Islamic militant group agreed to an 18-month truce with Israel for the Gaza Stri...