Report: Israel gets letter in Shalit's handwriting

According to the Palestinian daily Al-Ayyam, Egypt has given Israel a letter written in kidnapped IDF soldier Cpl. Gilad Shalit's handwriting and addressed to Shalit's father Noam, Israel Radio reported Friday morning. The report said a Hamas delegation from Damascus gave the letter to Egyptian officials in Cairo. Egypt then passed it on to former deputy Shin Bet head Ofer Dekel, who is in charge of dealing with the affairs of the kidnapped soldiers.