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Gilad Schalit

'I Tried To Enjoy What There Was'

Posted 10.23.2012 | World

By: Noa Rom, Saloona One year ago, Israeli solider Gilad Shalit returned home after more than 5 years in captivity of Hamas. Last week he gave ...

Israel Releases 550 Palestinian Prisoners

AP | By DALIA NAMMARI | Posted 02.17.2012 | World

BEITUNIA, West Bank -- Israel released hundreds of Palestinian prisoners late Sunday, the second and final phase of a swap with Gaza Hamas militants t...

Emotional Welcome In Gaza For Freed Palestinian Prisoners

AP | DIAA HADID and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Tens of thousands of flag-waving Palestinians celebrated the homecoming Tuesday of hundreds of prisoners exchanged for a...

WATCH: Gilad Shalit Freed

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

TEL NOF AIR BASE, Israel (AP) – Looking thin, weary and dazed, an Israeli soldier returned home Tuesday from more than five years of captivity in th...

Preparations Begin In Swap of Hundreds of Palestinian Prisoners For Israeli Soldier

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The elaborate machinery of a prisoner swap deal between two bitter enemies swung into motion early Tuesday, as hundreds of Palestini...

Objections To Release Of Prisoners In Israel-Hamas Deal

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 12.16.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — This week's planned Mideast prisoner swap is unleashing deep anguish in Israel and widespread elation in the Palestinian territories...

Israeli Cabinet Member Calls Gilad Shalit Deal 'Incentive To Kill Israelis'

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli euphoria over a deal to free a soldier held for five years by Hamas gave way Wednesday to growing anxiety that the swap for ...

Hamas Gilad Shalit Cartoon: Propaganda Threat To Israel Over Captured Israeli Soldier (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Hamas released an animated film Sunday bearing a grisly message for Israel: If it doesn't meet the Islamic militant grou...

Israel Abandoned Our Son In Gaza, Say Parents

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The parents of an Israeli soldier whose kidnapping led to the Gaza blockade are accusing the government of abandoning their son now ...

Israel May Swap 1,000 Palestinian Prisoners For Soldier Held By Hamas

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN and DIAA HADID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Hamas leaders raced to Egypt on Monday amid signs of progress on a deal to swap hundreds of Palestinian prisoners for a captive Isra...

Gilad Shalit Video Handed Over By Hamas In Exchange For Prisoners

AP/Huffington Post | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (AP)-- In the first glimpse of him since his capture more than three years ago, a thin but healthy-looking Israeli soldier said in a video r...

Gilad Schalit Letter Details His "Intolerable And Inhumane Nightmare"

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli soldier seized by Palestinian militants more than three years ago described his captivity as an "intolerable and inhumane...

Mubarak: Gilad Shalit Is In Good Condition, Issue Will Hopefully Be Resolved Soon

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — An Israeli soldier being held in Gaza by Hamas militants is alive and in good condition, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Tuesday, ...

Abdel Aziz Duaik, Hamas Parliament Speaker, Released

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Tuesday freed the most senior of dozens of Hamas politicians in custody, prompting speculation it was a prelude to a deal ...

Gilad Shalit Father, Noam Shalit, Says Son Won't Be Freed Soon

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

His son Gilad is unlikely to be freed from Gaza any time soon, Noam Schalit told reporters after he left his first meeting with Prime Minister Binyami...

Israel: No Truce Until Kidnapped Soldier Released

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF and AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel will not agree to a truce with Hamas in the Gaza Strip without the release of kidnapped IDF soldier Cpl. Gilad Schalit, the Prime Minister's Of...

Hamas: Israel Torpedoing Truce Efforts

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF and AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prior to discussions between a Hamas delegation and Egyptian intelligence chief Omar Suleimen in Cairo, which a spokesman for the group described as t...

Beirut: Jimmy Carter Urges Obama To Push For Mideast Peace

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

President Jimmy Carter told a packed audience at the American University of Beirut that President-elect Barack Obama cannot wait until the end of his ...