Prisoner Swap

Cairo set to host new round of negotiations on Gaza ceasefire, detainee swap on Thursday

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 09:41 GMT

Egypt and Qatar will run a new round of negotiations in Cairo on Thursday, aiming to achieve calm and facilitate the exchange of detainees between Israel and Palestine’s Islamist group, Hamas.

US White House adviser Middle East to visit Egypt, Qatar this week for talks on Israeli genocidal war on Gaza

Sun, 21 Jan 2024 - 05:33 GMT

McGurk was appointed Biden’s adviser after the outbreak of the Palestinian-Israeli war on October 7 and travelled to the Middle East previously to discuss the war.

Obstacles to 4th phase of Hamas-Israel truce have been overcome: Diaa Rashwan

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 08:41 GMT

Rashwan said that the exchange of detainees and prisoners will be carried out in the coming hours, including 11 Israeli detainees in the Gaza Strip, in exchange for the release of 33 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.

Egyptian-brokered truce between Hamas and Israel starts on Friday at 7:00 a.m.

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 - 04:01 GMT

Thirteen Palestinian prisoners (women and minors under the age of 19) will be released on the first day of the 4-day truce at 4:00 p.m., while Hamas will release 13 Israeli female and minor captives.

Egypt welcomes prisoner swap deal between Yemeni government, Houthis

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The Foreign Ministry has expressed appreciation for the continuous efforts made by the United Nations special envoy for Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross to strike the deal.