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Iranian minister makes public prisoner swap offer to US

Apr. 24, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's top diplomat on Wednesday made public an offer to the U.S. government for a prisoner swap that he said he made six months ago. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Asia Society that Iran has not yet received a response from the Trump administration. "If they tell you...

Israel recovers body of soldier lost in '82 Lebanon battle

Apr. 3, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army on Wednesday said it had recovered the body of a soldier who went missing in a bloody 1982 battle with Syrian forces in southern Lebanon, closing a famous case that has plagued Israel for nearly four decades. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman, told...