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PA President Abbas trying to block Israel-Hamas prisoner deal - report

Abbas is seeking to hinder the Egyptian mediation efforts because of his objection to the inclusion of jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti.

HAMAS LEADERS Ismail Haniyeh and Yahya Sinwar march to protest US President Donald Trump’s ‘Deal of

Hamas pushes for prisoner swap, warns of 'explosion' during Egypt visit

A Hamas delegation pushed for a prisoner swap with Israel, while warning "violations" of Jerusalem could cause situation to explode.


‘Significant progress’ achieved in prisoner swap negotiations – report

Palestinian Islamic Jihad called for kidnapping IDF soldiers to force Israel to release security prisoners.

Yahya Sinwar

Hamas presents ‘roadmap’ for prisoner swap with Israel

It is widely believed that the Egyptians are leading efforts to secure a deal between Israel and Hamas.

Hamas, Israel reportedly close to reaching prisoner swap

Thanks to Egyptian pressure, Israel and Hamas might be close to a prisoner swap deal, which could lead to a long-term truce.

Yahya Sinwar

Palestinians warn Gaza won't be silent until border restrictions eased

United Nations and Egyptian mediators have reportedly told Hamas that the issue of rebuilding the Gaza Strip should be linked to a prisoner exchange agreement with Israel.

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh In Cairo

Hamas military commanders invited to Cairo for prisoner swap talks

Israeli security officials are also scheduled to arrive in Cairo to discuss the prisoner exchange issue.

Sinwar: Hamas ready to hold talks with Israel on prisoner swap

The Hamas leader said that "in the coming days we will be witnessing a dialogue in Cairo with the aim of reaching agreements on the issues at hand."

Israelis Hadar Goldin, Oron Shaul, Avera Mengistu and Hisham Al-Sayed being held by Hamas in Gaza

Hamas refuses link between prisoner swap, Gaza ceasefire, reconstruction

Hamas is holding two Israeli civilians, Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed, who entered the Gaza Strip on their own, and the bodies of IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, killed in 2014.

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