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Israel Re-arrests Former Palestinian Prisoners in Hunt for Teens

Reuters JERUSALEM — Israel re-arrested 51 Palestinians freed in a 2011 prisoner swap deal, the army said on Wednesday, in the sixth day of a hunt for three missing teenagers believed abducted in the occupied West Bank. Israel accuses Hamas Islamists of kidnapping the seminary students, who disappeared on Thursday while hitchhiking from a Jewish settlement. There has been no word from them since, nor any public claim of responsibility or ransom demands – including by Hamas, though neither has it denied involvement. A military spokesman said more than 65…