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  • Does Hamas takeover mean new hope for kidnapped Israeli soldier?

    By Dina Kraft

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Hamas' takeover of the Gaza Strip is spurring hope for the safe return of an Israeli soldier kidnapped nearly a year ago by the fundamentalist Islamic group, even as it issued a terse warning to Israel not to harm its leaders "or forget about Gilad Shalit."

    Shalit, then a 19-year-old...