Daily Archives: May 22, 2007

Inside Story: Why Did Prisoner Negotiations Fail With Hamas?

It can now be revealed that Hamas demanded that Israel release dozens of Israeli Arab convicts who are imprisoned for security offenses in exchange for the release of Israeli Corporal Gilad Shalit, who was captured last June by Palestinians. Israel summarily rejected the demand to release Israeli Arab security convicts.

Gaza Missile Kills Israeli Woman

The timing of the attack coincided with the preplanned visit to Sderot of Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni, who accompanied European Union envoy Javier Solana to a meeting at the Sderot municipality, where Livni had announced earlier in the day that she wanted to acquaint Solana with the human implications of the missile attacks on Sderot.