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  • In Pictures Gilad Shalit released

    Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit (c.) is escorted by members of Hamas and Egyptian mediators on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing on Oct.18. Mr. Shalit and hundreds of Palestinians crossed Israel's borders in opposite directions as a thousand-for-one prisoner exchange brought joy to families but did little to ease decades of conflict.

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  • In Pictures Gilad Shalit released

    Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit (c.) is escorted by members of Hamas and Egyptian mediators on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing on Oct.18. Mr. Shalit and hundreds of Palestinians crossed Israel's borders in opposite directions as a thousand-for-one prisoner exchange brought joy to families but did little to ease decades of conflict.

  • Behind Israel-Hamas prisoner swap: Shalit family's influential campaign

    Behind Israel-Hamas prisoner swap: Shalit family's influential campaign

    Israel and Hamas are reportedly close to a prisoner swap deal that would bring home captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, thanks in no small part to his soft-spoken family's efforts to mobilize public pressure for his release.

  • In Israel, a nation mourns with the families of slain soldiers

    In Israel, a nation mourns with the families of slain soldiers

    Two soldiers whose remains were part of a prisoner swap with Hezbollah were eulogized Thursday amid ongoing unease over the exchange and questions about balancing family interests with those of the state.

  • Israel's prisoner swap with Hezbollah: too risky?

    Israel's prisoner swap with Hezbollah: too risky?

    Israel's cabinet approved a controversial prisoner swap of 'terrorists' to recover two soldiers abducted in 2006.