Let the soldier go by 5 PM or else...
Israel Faces 11 P.m. Deadline on Soldier
Jul 03 2:31 PM US/Eastern
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By RAVI NESSMAN
Associated Press Writer
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip
Militants gave Israel 24 hours starting Monday to begin releasing hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, implying they would kill an abducted Israeli soldier if their demands were not met.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rejected any negotiations with the militants, and the army pressed ahead with its Gaza offensive. Privately, though, some Israeli officials said the government had not ruled out any options to win Cpl. Gilad Shalit's freedom.
Israel has pounded Gaza with airstrikes and artillery shells for nearly a week in an unsuccessful effort to force the militants to release Shalit. Israel sent a small force of tanks into northern Gaza on Monday, raising fears it was gearing up for a large
as this time i dont see isreal pulling back anything
palistians wont win:(