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World - Region
6/15/2024 3:44:02 PM
A Swedish EU diplomat and another Swede held in Iran have been released in exchange for an Iranian serving a life sentence in Sweden, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson announced on Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/29/2024 7:42:02 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said he was "hopeful" about a new proposal for a truce in Gaza as a Hamas delegation was due in Cairo for talks on Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/25/2024 7:52:06 PM
The United States, Egypt, Qatar and Israel have agreed in Paris on the “basic outlines” of a prisoners deal for a temporary ceasefire in Gaza, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on CNN on Sunday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/24/2024 8:19:00 PM
Negotiators working on a Gaza ceasefire deal in Paris agreed to a new framework for a possible prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas, Israeli media reported on Saturday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/23/2024 8:27:00 PM
Intelligence chiefs from Egypt, the United States, and Israel and the prime minister of Qatar are set to meet in Paris on Friday to resume talks to reach a ceasefire and prisoner swap deal between Hamas and Israel.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/23/2024 4:35:46 PM
Officials from Egypt, Qatar, the US, and Israel are expected to meet in Paris on Friday to resume negotiations on a potential deal for a ceasefire and prisoner swap between Hamas and Israel, according to media reports.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/13/2024 5:33:17 PM
Talks between top negotiators from Egypt, Qatar, the United States, and Israel to resolve the Gaza crisis kicked off in Cairo on Tuesday, according to Al-Qahera news channel.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/7/2024 10:25:25 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on a visit to Israel Wednesday voiced hope for a Gaza ceasefire and hostage release deal but cautioned that more negotiations were needed.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/24/2023 7:36:00 PM
A delegation of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement (PIJ), headed by Ziad Nakhaleh, the secretary-general of the movement, arrived in Egypt on Sunday, Egyptian news outlet Al Qahera News reported.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/29/2023 9:59:57 AM
A truce between Israel and Hamas enters its sixth day Wednesday after additional Palestinian prisoners were released in exchange for Israeli captives with mediators pushing for a "sustainable" ceasefire.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/15/2023 3:08:00 AM
The long road towards de-escalation has started in the Gaza war, with intense negotiations ongoing in Cairo over a prisoner-swap deal.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/28/2023 11:21:15 PM
Hamas's leader in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, said Saturday that the Palestinian resistance group was ready for an "immediate" prisoner swap with Israel.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/27/2023 7:52:53 PM
Various media outlets reported Friday some progress in the ongoing negotiations - mediated by Egypt, Qatar, and Iran on various tracks - to secure the exchange of captives between Israel and Hamas.

World - Region
10/12/2023 9:29:02 PM
The United States and Qatar officials have agreed to prevent Iran from using a $6 billion humanitarian assistance fund, following militant group Hamas's surprise attack on Israel, a news report said Thursday.

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.

World - Region
9/18/2023 7:57:30 PM
Five prisoners sought by the US in a swap with Iran were freed Monday and headed home as part of a deal that saw nearly $6 billion in Iranian assets unfrozen.

World - Region
9/18/2023 12:32:11 PM
Iran voiced hope Monday that a prisoner swap with the United States would take place later in the day, once Tehran gains access to $6 billion frozen by US ally South Korea.

World - Region
9/11/2023 6:52:25 PM
The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said on Monday he was concerned the international community was losing interest in holding Iran to account over its advancing nuclear programme.

World - Region
8/10/2023 9:28:27 PM
Iran has transferred five Iranian-Americans from prison to house arrest, U.S. officials said Thursday. The move comes after Tehran has spent months suggesting a prisoner swap with Washington in exchange for billions of dollars frozen in South Korea.

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.

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