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Israel seeks immediate resumption of talks on citizens held in Gaza
Middle East

Israel seeks immediate resumption of talks on citizens held in Gaza

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – Israel called on Tuesday for the immediate resumption of indirect talks on the return of two Israeli…
Taliban to end ‘fruitless’ meetings over prisoner swap
Middle East

Taliban to end ‘fruitless’ meetings over prisoner swap

The Taliban will no longer participate in “fruitless” discussions with the Afghan government over a prisoner swap that had formed…
Yemeni rebels say they have released 6 Saudi war detainees
Middle East

Yemeni rebels say they have released 6 Saudi war detainees

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni rebels released six Saudi prisoners on Wednesday, a rebel official said, after the kingdom two…
U.S., Australian hostages freed by Afghan Taliban in swap
Middle East

U.S., Australian hostages freed by Afghan Taliban in swap

PESHAWAR, Pakistan/KABUL (Reuters) — The Afghan Taliban released American and Australian university professors held hostage for more than three years…
Iraq: Potential for prisoner exchange with Egypt
Egypt

Iraq: Potential for prisoner exchange with Egypt

The Iraqi cabinet formed a committee to discuss exchanging prisoners with Egypt at their next meeting, the Iraqi justice ministry…
Released Palestinians build houses, marry, study
World

Released Palestinians build houses, marry, study

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian prisoners released in a swap for an Israeli soldier last month are racing to make…
Grapel thanks Egyptian authorities for good treatment
Egypt

Grapel thanks Egyptian authorities for good treatment

Alleged Israeli spy Ilan Grapel, who was released Thursday in a prisoner exchange deal between Egypt and Israel, thanked Egyptian…
Shalit deal: Win-win-win?
Egypt

Shalit deal: Win-win-win?

On Tuesday, Egypt became the focus of the world’s attention when the country served as the logistical center of a…
Palestinian president to meet with Tantawi in Cairo
Egypt

Palestinian president to meet with Tantawi in Cairo

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet Saturday with military council head Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi in Cairo, said Barakat al-Farra,…
Israeli soldier pleased about Palestinian prisoners’ release
Egypt

Israeli soldier pleased about Palestinian prisoners’ release

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit told Egyptian state TV that he would approve of the release of the remaining approximately 5000…
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