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  • American kidnapped by al-Qaida asks Netanyahu to intervene

    September 13, 2012 | 9:42 am

    Kidnapped American Warren Weinstein called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to help free him from his al-Qaida captors.

    The plea from Weinstein, 71, was included in a video released by al-Qaida late Wednesday night.

    "As a Jew, I am appealing to you, Prime Minister...

  • Prisoner swap for Gilad Shalit underway

    October 17, 2011 | 10:50 pm

    A long-awaited prisoner exchange between Israel and Hamas began before dawn on Tuesday when the first of hundreds of Palestinian inmates were bused from their jails to border crossings where they will be swapped for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

    The first phase of the...

  • Sen. McCain to Help Find Kidnapped Israelis

    By Sharon Samber

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    For 10 months, the families of four Israelis kidnapped by Hezbollah have been waiting for their loved ones to return home. Now the families have found a new source of hope, after U.S. lawmakers and Jewish groups indicated that the families' crusade has not been forgotten and that a...