Palestinians celebrate prisoners’ release

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Palestinian terrorists freed today in a prisoner exchange for abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit were received by ecstatic crowds in the West Bank and Gaza. The … [Read more...]

GILAD SHALIT COMES HOME

  JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—St.-Sgt. Gilad Shalit was released from Hamas captivity in the Gaza Strip this morning, in the first stage of an exchange for 1,027 convicted Palestinian … [Read more...]

SLIDESHOW: Gilad Shalit returns to Israel

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BULLETIN: GILAD SHALIT FREED

JERUSALEM (JWN)—St.-Sgt. Gilad Shalit was released from Hamas captivity in the Gaza Strip this morning, in the first stage of an exchange for 1,027 convicted Palestinian terrorists held in Israel. He … [Read more...]

‘Al-Ahram’: Exchange deal in works for Grapel

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Emory University law student Ilan Grapel, arrested by Egyptian secret police in June as a spy for Israel, may be released soon in exchange for 81 Egyptians imprisoned in … [Read more...]

Turkey, Qatar, Syria to welcome deported terrorists in Shalit deal

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Hamas announced today that three countries have agreed to take in the 40 Palestinian terrorists who are to be deported as part of the exchange deal for abducted Israeli … [Read more...]

70,000 attend Priestly Blessing at Western Wall

JERUSALEM (JWN)—An estimated 70,000 worshipers jammed the Western Wall area Sunday morning for the semi-annual Priestly Blessing, pronounced by kohanim, descendants of the Temple’s priestly … [Read more...]

Evangelical pilgrims gather for Feast of Tabernacles

JERUSALEM (JWN)—More than 9,000 evangelical Christians from throughout the world have arrived in Israel to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles. This is the thirty-second year the pilgrims have come … [Read more...]

Sinai terrorists benefit from flood of Libyan weapons

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Reports are surfacing that vast quantities of sophisticated weapons are being smuggled from the chaos of the Libyan revolution to Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Some of the arms … [Read more...]

Islam’s war on the Cross: Egypt’s attack on Coptic community

By Con Coughlin (The Telegraph) In the 19 or so centuries since Christianity first took root in Egypt, the ritual of mourning has become an all-too-familiar experience for  the majority of the … [Read more...]

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