It's a steep price to pay but one that the Israeli government felt was worth it to save the life of a single soldier.
Israel began negotiations with Hamas using a European country to secure the release of Israelis held by the terrorist group, Arab media reported.
When one Israeli became worth 1,027 Palestinian prisoners.
Egypt's decision will make it difficult to continue the minimal communication that exists between Israel and Hamas.
Despite pressure to reduce anti-Israel incitement, Tulkarm mayor dedicates square to Maher Younis.
Hamas reportedly won't agree to condition that released prisoners be deported.
Court went against recommendation of security officials.
What we once did in such situations was we would go and kidnap from the other side, and create new leverage against the other side, rather than releasing more and more terrorists."
Bennett: "Every one who was murdered has a name and a face. It is important that we internalize that."
Hamza Abu Arkoub and Ashraf Rawi were sentenced Thursday by a special IDF commission, although their sentences have yet to be publicly announced.