Given the discussion here and here (check out the new, slow discussions at the Guardian), Conal Urquhart reports for the Guardian that Palestinians elements have offered to release the Israeli soldier kidnapped almost a month ago. However, the terms being offered have neither signed off by the Hamas secretariat in Damacus or Israel.
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