Israeli, Gaza regimes in talks over prisoner swap

Source: Newsweek

“Israel and Hamas are in indirect negotiations for the release of Israeli nationals held hostage in the Gaza Strip by the militant group. According to Israeli media reports, a visit to Egypt by Hamas'[s] new leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, known for his hardline views, has been followed by an uptick in activity between the two sides.” (06/27/17)