White House says hostage negotiations still an ‘active effort’

The White House is still viewing the hostage negotiations as an “active effort,” National Security Spokesperson John Kirby said Thursday afternoon aboard Air Force One.  Kirby was asked if Israelis had been given proof of life for all of the hostages.  “I wish we had more information,” Kirby said. “We don’t. That’s been the […]

The secret negotiations that led to the Gaza hostages deal

Shortly after Hamas militants took hostages during their deadly assault on southern Israel on October 7, the government of Qatar contacted the White House with a request: Form a small team of advisers to help work to get the captives freed. That work, begun in the days after the hostages were taken, finally bore […]

Hadar Goldin’s sister: Include all Gaza hostages in negotiations

Hadar Goldin's sister: Include all Gaza hostages in negotiations

Ayelet Goldin, the sister of Hadar Goldin who was abducted during Operation Protective Edge, spoke with Udi Segal and Anat Davidov from 103FM and said her brother’s name should be added to the abductee list for the upcoming negotiations with Qatar. During the interview, she shared the ongoing struggle her family faces and their determination […]