Prisoner swap

AN IRANIAN FLAG flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency headquarters in Vienna l
Iranian-American freed in prisoner swap with US arrives in Iran

An Iranian-American doctor has returned to Iran, Iranian state media reported on Monday.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCP
US says door remains open for diplomacy with Iran

The US official reiterated an appeal for Iran to release American citizens Baquer Namazi, his son Siamak Namazi and conservationist Morad Tahbaz.

A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.
Iranian professor jailed in US returns home - report

Tehran and Washington have denied reports that his release was part of a prisoner swap.

Marwan Barghout
Hamas demanding release of Barghouti and Sa’adat in prisoner swap

Maher Obeid, member of the Hamas 'political bureau,' said that any prisoner swap must include 'all the symbols, from Marwan Barghouti to Ahmad Sa’adat.'

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'

Hamas: Egypt, Russia working to reach prisoner swap

A Hamas official was quoted by Hamas-affiliated websites as saying that “there is no qualitative progress in the negotiations conducted with the occupation through mediators.”

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.

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'

Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City February 28, 2019
Haniyeh: If Israel is serious about the prisoner swap, Hamas is too

"We are optimistic that we will achieve results, in the same way that we did in the Gilad Shalit deal."

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