Why should Israel not release this information now? The information is not knew- it's release is a reaction to Egypt's accusation. Egypt has no right to complain that it's sodleirs were killed during a war (while retreating) while they themselves murdered israeli soldiers who had already surrendered. What's the problem?
Merkel says would welcome constructive Iranian role in any Syria talk (Reuters)
from the article: TV documentary: Egyptians killed captured IDF troops in 1973 war