Egypt said an Israeli soldier held hostage in the Gaza Strip is alive. “We are working to release him and we know that he’s alive,” Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit told reporters Wednesday about Cpl. Gilad Shalit during a visit to Israel.
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