Prisoner swap

Palestinian Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City February 28, 2019
Egypt resumes effort to achieve prisoner exchange agreement

The delegation left the Gaza Strip on Friday after holding talks with several Hamas officials.

Ex-US marine jailed by Russia on spying charges hopes for prisoner swap

Russia says Whelan, 50, was caught with a computer flash drive containing classified information.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020
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.

By REUTERS
08/06/2020
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.

By REUTERS
05/06/2020
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.

By REUTERS
03/06/2020
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.”

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