Embrace

Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz embraces released soldier Gilad Schalit upon his arrival at Tel Nof Airbase in southern <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO0000010" title="Israel" href="/topic/international/israel-PLGEO0000010.topic">Israel</a>, where he was greeted by dignitaries including Prime Minister <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT00007616" title="Benjamin Netanyahu" href="/topic/politics/government/government-ministers/benjamin-netanyahu-PEPLT00007616.topic">Benjamin Netanyahu</a>, right, and Defense Minister <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST000129" title="Beatrix" href="/topic/human-interest/imperial-royal-matters/beatrix-PEHST000129.topic">Ehud Barak</a>, partially obscured, left. Looking thin, weary and dazed, Schalit was released after more than five years in captivity in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.

( Associated Press / October 18, 2011 )

Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz embraces released soldier Gilad Schalit upon his arrival at Tel Nof Airbase in southern Israel, where he was greeted by dignitaries including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Defense Minister Ehud Barak, partially obscured, left. Looking thin, weary and dazed, Schalit was released after more than five years in captivity in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.

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