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13 December 2017 18:49 (South Africa)

Netanyahu says Israel ready to release 1,000 prisoners in exchange for Schalit

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Thursday evening that Israel would be willing to release 1,000 Hamas prisoners in exchange for the freedom of kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit. Netanyahu's conditions for the exchange are that the prisoners would not be allowed into Judea and Samaria, and that the "most dangerous ones" not be released. Read more: Jerusalem Post

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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