"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
""We're going to continue to fully cooperate. Out of respect for the special counsel, we're not going to comment. For any specific questions about the Trump Organization, I'd refer you there.""
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary
"All Syrians are now hostages to one group or another, and it is the people who pay the highest price."
"The prospect of a political alliance with Turkey through accession has entirely vanished under Erdoğan. But that does not mean that the EU should do nothing."
Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe
""London has still not provided the Russian side with any details or information that could shed at least some light on what happened"."
Spokeswoman, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
""I tried to escape, but I couldn't. I witnessed an entire family getting killed in front of me by an air strike. So, I had to go back with my family to the basement.""
""The ambitions of one person should not be more important than the destiny of our country, which is threatened by chaos.""
Prime Minister of Slovakia
The first pictures of Gilad Shalit following his early morning release have been beamed around the world.
They were images many had been praying to
As Palestinians celebrate the return of a wave of men and women following the-thousand-for-one prisoner exchange with Israel, the Palestinian
The vast majority of Israelis approve of the exchange but there are some who oppose it and there was even a last minute attempt to block it through
Gaza Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh greets returning prisoners freed by Israel.
With a constant drumbeat filling the air in Gaza, Hamas was on hand to welcome the first of the released Palestinian prisoners with open arms.
Before leaving Egyptian soil, Gilad Shalit was interviewed by Egyptian state television.
He appeared weak and pale and sometimes seemed to struggle
Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, held in captivity by the Islamist group Hamas since June 2006,
was handed over to Israeli officials. Israeli television
He was snatched from obscurity as a 19 year-old corporal five years ago, when Gilad, now Sergeant Shalit was taken hostage by Hamas.
In six minutes
Vehicles carrying Palestinian prisoners began departing from jails in Israel in the early hours of Tuesday morning. It set in motion the phased
Not all Palestinians are rejoicing at the prisoner exchange.
In Ramallah in the West Bank, the families of some of the thousands of inmates who
The home town of Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier due to be exchanged for more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners tomorrow, is ready and
It has been confirmed that a Palestinian prisoner swap for the captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is to go ahead tomorrow.
In Gaza city
Israel has begun transferring Palestinian prisoners ahead of their planned release in an exchange deal for the captive Israeli soldier Gilad
Following French efforts in brokering the Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap, President Nicolas Sarkozy has hosted his Palestinian counterpart
The family of a captured Israeli soldier, due to be released in a landmark swap deal, have been meeting with Israeli President Shimon Peres.
A symbolic day, with sadness mixed with happiness.
Those are the words from the father of Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier due to be freed in a
Gilad Shalit – the young Israeli soldier who was captured by Hamas five years ago – is on the brink of being released.
There have been several
As soon as Hamas confirmed they had made the deal to swap Gilad Shalit for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners ,there were celebrations in Gaza.
Gilad Shalit is set to be freed in an historic swap deal which will see around 1,000 Palestinian prisoners released.
Shalit a French national and
Demonstrators block humanitarian aid trucks from entering Gaza during rally marking captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s 25th birthday. Shalit was