1934 days in captivity / From Gilad Shalit’s abduction to a prisoner swap deal

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1934 days in captivity / From Gilad Shalit's abduction to a prisoner swap deal

The Israeli soldier has suffered 5years of Hamas captivity in Gaza, years in which Israel and Hamas were fiercely negotiating to secure his release.

September 2006

Reports emerge from Israel and the Palestinians of progress in negotiations for Shalit's release. IDF arrests dozens of Hamas leaders in the West Bank which Hamas says are to be used as "bargaining chips" in a future deal for his release

October 2006
A Qatari proposal for a Fatah-Hamas reconciliation deal includes a Palestinian unity government that would free Shalit…