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More than 1,000 Palestinians will be released in exchange for Israeli Sgt Gilad Shalit who has been held by Palestinian militants since June 2006, when he was captured in a cross-border raid.

The announcement on Tuesday brought celebration both in the Gaza Strip and in Jerusalem (photo, from europe1.fr). (more…)

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As no rocket and mortar attacks launched at southern Israel since an attack on Thursday, Israel took the decision to reopen the crossings. Last week, Israel closed border crossings to the Gaza Strip, after a rocket was fired from the Hamas-ruled territory, in defiance of a truce that took effect June 19. (more…)

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Saying that Israel was not respecting the truce agreement, Hamas says it has suspended indirect talks concerning a possible prisoner exchange deal, involving the release of Gilad Shalit, captured Israeli soldier. (more…)

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A rare letter arrived on Monday, to the family of Gilad Shalit (photo, from foxnews.com), the Israeli corporal who was seized by Palestinian militants and taken to Gaza in June 2006. (more…)

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