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Candidly Speaking: The prisoner exchange imbroglio

Israel has suffered harrowing experiences in relation to previous exchanges and paid a heavy price for its grotesquely disproportionate concessions.

06/09/2017
 Bassel Ghattas

Cabinet to assess revoking salary from lawmakers suspected in security offenses

The proposed legislation is an amendment bill to the Knesset law that regulates the salary of sitting lawmakers.

18/02/2017
Mahmoud Zahar

Hamas Official: Release our prisoners, then we'll release Israeli soldiers

On Thursday Liberman turned to the Palestinian leadership to urge Hamas to lay down its arms in order to set the stage to facilitate direct negotiations and compromises between the two sides.

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
17/02/2017
IDF Hebron raid

How an IDF official shifted policy by sending Schalit deal terrorists back to jail for life

Outgoing Chief West Bank Prosecutor Lt. Col. Maurice Hirsch speaks to 'The Jerusalem Post' about his fateful decision that led Israel to a massive policy shift.

Sec.-Lt. Hadar Goldin

Hadar Goldin's family demands cabinet meeting over return of son's body

Along with the demand, the family is pressuring the Israeli government to use the conditions of convicted terrorists in Israeli prisoners as a means to pressure Hamas.

Prisoners exchange deal

Senator to 'Post': Congress acts to shut loophole on Palestinian convict stipends

US Sen. Dan Coats (R-Indiana) says he is optimistic that the House will adopt his new language for next year's State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill.

Imad Mugniyeh

Report: Hezbollah found missing Israeli navigator Ron Arad's personal items

According to 'Al-Akhbar', former Hezbollah defense chief Imad Mughniyeh wanted to find information on Arad to use in a potential prisoner swap.

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA , JPOST.COM STAFF
16/02/2016
Palestinian

Lawyer: Israel planning to force-feed hunger-striking Palestinian

If Mohammed Allaan is subjected force feeding, it will be the first recorded case of the action since the Knesset passed a law allowing the practice late last month.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
08/08/2015
Gaza

Hamas preparing negotiation team to swap prisoners for soldiers' bodies

The terror group said that the delegation will include the same officials who took part in the Gilad Schalit deal.

By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
12/07/2015
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