Oron Shaul

Israelis Hadar Goldin, Oron Shaul, Avera Mengistu and Hisham Al-Sayed being held by Hamas in Gaza
Swiss diplomat joins Germany, Egypt on Hamas-Israel prisoner swap talks

'It seems that there is now a real possibility for a deal between Hamas and Israel for the release of all the prisoners of war and those missing in action'

Potential prisoner swap between Israel, Hamas is opportunity through crisis

According to reports, the deal would be nothing like the 2011 deal for Gilad Shalit, which saw Israel release 1,027 Palestinians, hundreds of whom were serving life sentences for killing Israelis.

30/04/2020
Hamas: Reports about progress on prisoner swap 'inaccurate'

Recent Israeli “leaks” about progress in the negotiations to reach a prisoner swap deal were “inaccurate,” a Hamas official said.

Leah Goldin, mother of Hadar, speaks at a press conference, August 5, 2018
Goldin, Shaul families told gov't negotiating prisoner exchange with Hamas

'To miss the opportunity now, would be a national irresponsibility'

30/04/2020
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.

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.

Leah Goldin, mother of Hadar, speaks at a press conference, August 5, 2018
‘Get our sons out of Gaza just like you’re freeing Naama from Russia’

Hamas is also holding two civilian captives who wandered into Gaza: Ethiopian-Israeli Avera Mengistu and Bedouin-Israeli Hisham al-Sayed.

St.Sgt. Oron Shaul, whose remains are held by Hamas in Gaza
Katz: No arrangement with Hamas without returning Goldin and Shaul

“There will not be an arrangement without the return of the captives and missing soldiers, but there could be calm,” he told Army Radio.

Oron Shaul, who has been missing in Gaza since 2014
"We just need closure," plead friends of missing IDF soldier Oron Shaul

Friends of missing IDF soldier Oron Shaul urge Hamas: "It's time to solve our problems, come to the negotiating table."

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