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  • Gilad Shalit released from the military

    April 18, 2012 | 7:50 am

    Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has been released from the Israel Defense Forces.

    Shalit was officially released, at the rank of sergeant-major, on Wednesday, six months after he was freed from Hamas captivity in Gaza.

    Shalit signed his release forms at his home in...

  • American hikers released from Iran

    September 21, 2011 | 12:12 pm

    Two American hikers who were imprisoned in Iran two years ago after they strayed across the border were released on bail.

    Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were released from a Tehran prison Wednesday into the custody of officials from Oman, who took them straight to the airport,...

  • WikiLeaks reveals secrets, backroom dealmaking—and cluelessness

    November 30, 2010 | 10:44 am

    A careful reading of the WikiLeaks trove of State Department cables—which is laying bare some 250,000 secret dispatches detailing private conversations, assessments and dealmaking of U.S. diplomats—reveals a notable if perhaps surprising pattern: how often they get things wrong.

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  • Learning to Breathe

    By Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    For the last several years I have had a relationship with a man in prison, and I have seen how his soul has become anguished and diminished by sitting in that cell.

    I met William after he was released from prison the first time, and I helped him get back on his feet. Now I write...

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  • Five Iranian Jews Remain Jailed

    By Michael J. Jordan

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Three Iranian Jews imprisoned on charges of spying for Israel have been released, but the last five remain in jail, contrary to earlier reports.

    Sources close to the issue said Monday that Iranian authorities had granted the last five an indefinite furlough. On Wednesday, however,...