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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/29/2024 10:11:42 PM
A framework for a halt in fighting in Gaza and prisoner exchange is to be relayed to Hamas, Qatar's prime minister said Monday following meetings with US, Israeli and Egyptian officials.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/29/2024 9:59:53 PM
A framework for a halt in fighting in Gaza and prisoner exchange is to be relayed to Hamas, Qatar's prime minister said Monday following meetings with US, Israeli and Egyptian officials.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/20/2023 12:51:19 PM
The head of Hamas Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Cairo on Wednesday for talks with Egyptian officials on a ceasefire in Gaza and a prisoner exchange, after Israel said it was willing to agree to another pause in exchange for more captives.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/19/2023 11:18:49 PM
Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh is set to visit Egypt Wednesday for talks on a ceasefire in Gaza and a prisoner exchange with Israel, a source close to the Palestinian group said.

World - Region
10/10/2023 6:53:09 PM
Qatar said Tuesday it was too soon to start brokering talks on a potential prisoner exchange between Israel and Hamas after the Islamists seized around 150 captives in a shock weekend attack.

World - Region
10/9/2023 11:28:41 PM
Palestinian Islamist group Hamas is not open to negotiating a prisoner exchange with Israel during hostilities, a member of the militants' political office in Doha said Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/9/2023 2:00:17 PM
Egyptian efforts are underway to facilitate a prisoner exchange deal between Israel and Hamas, following the surprise attack by Hamas on Saturday that resulted in the capture of a significant number of Israeli soldiers and settlers.

World - Africa
7/8/2023 8:41:19 PM
Mali has freed at least two jihadists from the Sahel affiliate of the Islamic State group in a prisoner exchange, a security official and two politicians told AFP on Saturday.

World - Region
6/18/2023 4:38:06 PM
Yemen's government and Iran-backed Huthi rebels are locked in talks in Jordan to set the ground for a possible prisoner exchange, a Red Cross official told AFP on Sunday.

World - Region
5/26/2023 3:57:27 PM
Belgium and Iran conducted a prisoner exchange Friday in Oman, with officials saying Tehran released a Belgian aid worker in exchange for an Iranian diplomat convicted of attempting to bomb a meeting of exiles in France.

World - Region
4/16/2023 11:35:32 AM
Yemeni rebels and government forces freed scores of prisoners Sunday on the last of a three day exchange of nearly 900 detainees, boosting hopes of ending their protracted civil war.

World - Region
4/10/2023 10:51:17 PM
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen said Monday his trip to the Houthi-held capital of Sanaa was aimed at reviving a cease-fire and re-starting political talks to end the nine-year conflict.

World - Region
3/12/2023 6:03:47 PM
Iran's top diplomat claimed Sunday that a prisoner swap was near with the US, though he offered no evidence to support his assertion. The US immediately dismissed his comments as a “cruel lie.”

World - Region
3/11/2023 2:55:37 PM
Yemen’s warring sides began talks Saturday aimed at implementing a U.N.-brokered deal on a prisoner exchange, the United Nations said.

World - War in Ukraine
1/12/2023 4:00:03 PM
Russia and Ukraine have not reached a new prisoner exchange agreement during talks in Turkey, Moscow's envoy told AFP on Thursday, saying her earlier remarks about a swap were misinterpreted.

World - Region
12/26/2022 7:55:46 PM
Libya's unity government has carried out a prisoner exchange with Libyan National Army, releasing a pilot captured during LNA’s 2019 attack on Tripoli, local media reported Monday.

World - Region
12/14/2022 6:42:42 PM
Hamas will end talks on securing a prisoner exchange with Israel unless there is progress soon, the militant group's leader in the Gaza Strip said Wednesday.

World - International
12/9/2022 2:11:29 PM
American basketball star Brittney Griner returned to the United States early Friday after being freed in a high-profile prisoner exchange following nearly 10 months in detention in Russia.

World - War in Ukraine
11/29/2022 5:34:47 PM
Russia and the United States have repeatedly been on the verge of agreement on a prisoner exchange, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday, adding that a deal is still possible before the year's end.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/20/2022 12:08:15 PM
Russia and Ukraine have agreed to swap 200 prisoners in one of the largest exchanges of the seven-month war, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told US television.

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