Hisham al-Sayed

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh next to his destroyed office (REUTERS/Handout)
Hamas ready to release information on Israeli prisoners - report

A German mediator who was involved in the release of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit in 2011 is participating in the current talks.

Captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit (center), seen here shortly after his release from Gaza
What price will Israel pay in the next prisoner swap?

When the committee started working, it decided that its conclusions will be published only after Schalit (who was kidnapped in 2006 and released in 2011) will be released from Hamas captivity.

Hadar Goldin protest
Hamas: We are flexible on a prisoner swap with Israel

Sinwar said that the indirect negotiations between Hamas and Israel over a prisoner exchange were suspended after the start of the political crisis in Israel.

Benjamin Netanyahu and IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi in Tel Aviv on Tuesday
Netanyahu won’t transfer terrorists' bodies to Gaza until MIAs returned

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "No change in policy of targeted assassinations."

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Israel's hostage negotiator: Avera Mengistu crossed to Gaza previously

Yaron Blum claimed that Hamas hostages Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed had crossed the border several times and had been returned to Israel, but he was forced to apologize regarding Mengistu.

Leah Goldin, mother of missing soldier Hadar Goldin, at a Jerusalem press confrence July 5, 2018
Leah Goldin: Tell me what the government is doing to bring our boys home

"They've been telling me what they won't do for five years, but they don't tell me what they are doing."

24/07/2019
Danon to push UN to pressure Hamas to return captives in UNSC meeting today

"We're used to decisions being used against us. This time we want exactly the opposite."

Leah Goldin, the mother of slain IDF soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin
Leah Goldin leaves Netanyahu meeting in tears

"Even after this meeting, it's not clear to us why Netanyahu doesn't make the return of the boys a condition in all the talks for rehabilitating and upgrading Gaza that are happening every day.”

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Hamas threatens families of captured Israelis: 'accept our terms'

The post and video were released in the midst of ceasefire negotiations between Hamas and Israel.

02/04/2019
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