This news of prisoners being released should give both Hamas and Fatah plenty of reasons to unite and be sincere about reconciling- not just pay lip service to the idea and then brush it aside. The Palestinian struggle for liberation is far too valuable for their leaders to ignore it. There are thousands of other Palestinian prisoner rotting in Israeli jails and they should not be forgotten.
Ya'alon has 'total confidence' in deputy chief, decries political attempts to harm IDF (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel cabinet approves Gilad Shalit prisoner swap