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Work to secure Gilboa Prison begins

Work to secure Gilboa Prison begins

Special material is used to fill problematic underground spaces by which six terrorists escaped the Gilboa Prison last year.

Gilboa Prison Warden summoned over treatment of female guards

Gilboa Prison Warden summoned over treatment of female guards

Prison warden to face questioning after describing female soldiers being handed over to security prisoners "to keep them happy."

Terrorist Zakaria Zubeidi demands a pillow, duvet and glasses

Terrorist Zakaria Zubeidi demands pillow, duvet and glasses

Recaptured escapee terrorist Zakaria Zubeidi demands more, claiming the escape from Gilboa prison wasn't his idea

Islamic Jihad terrorists in prison announce hunger strike

Islamic Jihad terrorists in prison announce hunger strike

250 prisoners announce intention to hunger strike to restore conditions which prevailed before Gilboa Prison Break.

Images of escaping terrorists placed in front of Prison Service

Images of escaping terrorists placed in front of Israel Prison Service

Large images of terrorists emerging from tunnels put in front of IPS headquarters in protest after Gilboa prison break.

Terrorists who escaped Gilboa Prison indicted

Terrorists who escaped Gilboa Prison indicted

5 other inmates charged with assisting escape of 6 terrorists last month.

Did escaped terrorists use Coca Cola to break up the concrete?

Did escaped terrorists use Coca Cola to break up the concrete?

Interim report details how 6 terrorists who escaped Gilboa prisoner dug their escape tunnel.

Poll: Arabs see terrorists who escaped prison as 'inspiring'

Poll: Arabs see terrorists who escaped prison as 'inspiring'

Vast majority of Arabs in Palestinian Authority, Gaza, say they're 'inspired' by Gilboa prison escape.

Aerial view: This is how the two terrorists were capturedplayer

Aerial view: This is how the two terrorists were captured

This is what the arrest operation of the escaped terrorists looks like when viewed from the air.

'Jailbreak wasn't a serious escape attempt'player

'Jailbreak wasn't a serious escape attempt'

Fugitives reveal how they were almost discovered hiding out in bushes in Jewish city of Afula.

Two remaining terrorists from Gilboa prison break capturedplayer

Two remaining terrorists from Gilboa prison break captured

Security forces capture the last two Islamic Jihad terrorists who escaped from the Gilboa Prison, along with two accomplices.

Escaped Gilboa prisoner: 'We dug for nine months'

Escaped Gilboa prisoner: 'We dug for nine months'

Escaped Gilboa prisoners didn't drink between escape and capture, attorney says.

Watch: Special IDF tracking unit brought in to find fugitivesplayer

Watch: Special IDF tracking unit brought in to find fugitives

The unit has assisted in the capture of the four escaped terrorists nabbed to date.

Other prisoners may have known of escape plans - and kept silent

Other prisoners may have known of escape plans - and kept silent

Police investigation reveals: One Gilboa Prison warden attempted to coordinate stories with security prisoners, cover up information.

Report: Guard watched TV while terrorists escaped

Report: Guard watched TV while terrorists escaped

Control room guard accused of missing footage of prisoners escaping for 20 minutes because he was watching television.

In search for escaped terrorists, 'it's all an issue of seconds'

In search for escaped terrorists, 'it's all an issue of seconds'

Search for remaining two terrorist fugitives continues as security forces concentrate efforts on northern Israel.

Escaped terrorist asked citizens to drive him to PA territories

Escaped terrorist asked citizens to drive him to PA territories, they refused

Interrogation of four terrorists who escaped from Gilboa Prison finds they stayed in village near Afula for 20 minutes after escaping.

Watch: Channel 13 reporter attacked by supporters of terroristsplayer

Watch: Channel 13 reporter attacked by supporters of captured terrorists

Channel 13 News’ Ali Mograbi attacked outside the court by supporters of the fugitive terrorists who were captured.

PM Bennett: High alert must continue until escapees are found

PM Bennett: High alert must continue until remaining prisoners are recaptured

PM Bennett praises security forces' success in recapturing four of the terrorists who escaped Gilboa Prison, calls to maintain high alert.

Court extends arrests of recaptured Gilboa Prison terrorists

Court extends arrests of recaptured Gilboa Prison terrorists

Nazareth court issues nine-day extension for arrests of terrorists who were recaptured after escaping the Gilboa Prison.

Arab MK: 'My dream is that all prisoners should be free'

MK Ayman Odeh: 'My dream is that all prisoners should be free'

'People escaped from prison - we need to close all the prisons,' MK Odeh says. 'The occupation is the root of all evil.'

Protest in Nazareth: 'The Intifada will be back'

Protest in Nazareth: 'The Intifada will be back'

Protests blast 'agents' who helped authorities locate escaped terrorists, promise to help 'free Palestine.'

Tracking unit credited with locating two Gilboa terrorists

Tracking unit credited with locating two of the escaped Gilboa terrorists

IDF reservists located, then recreated, the path two of the escaped terrorists took - by following trash.

Four terrorists who escaped Gilboa Prison capturedplayer

Four terrorists who escaped Gilboa Prison captured

Police capture four of the terrorist prisoners who escaped from the Gilboa Prison, including the head of the squad who planned the escape.

Report: Escaped terrorists to be placed in solitary confinement

Report: Escaped terrorists to be placed in solitary confinement

Search for remaining two terrorists continues, with security forces focusing on Jenin area and northern Israel.

Gantz: Sooner or later, we'll catch the escaped terrorists

Gantz: Sooner or later, we'll catch the escaped terrorists

Defense Minister says nabbing escaped terrorists in PA is like 'finding six needles in a haystack', but adds their capture is inevitable.

Palestinian Authority helping Israel capture escaped terrorists

Palestinian Authority helping Israel capture escaped terrorists

Fearing elimination of the terrorists and escalating tensions, PA reportedly cooperating with Israel to help capture 6 escaped terrorists.

Bereaved families protest: We shouldn't be merciful to the cruelplayer

Bereaved families protest: We should not be merciful to the cruel

Families of terror victims demonstrate outside Ofer Prison. 'We've been protesting for years, but no one would listen.'

Prisons Chief: I won't resign

Prisons Commissioner: I won't resign

"I'll continue to lead through this difficult time," writes Kati Perry, appointed just 10 months ago.

Former minister Livnat: Establishment fell asleep at the wheel

Former minister Limor Livnat: The establishment fell asleep at the wheel

Sumptuous conditions for security prisoners were allowed in order to buy temporary peace and quiet, alleges former Likud minister.

Report: Imprisoned terrorists' relatives barred from visiting

Report: Imprisoned terrorists' relatives no longer allowed to visit

Wafa report: Red Cross informed imprisoned terrorists' families that visits have been suspended.

Families of terror victims: We've been warning for years

Families of terror victims: We've been warning about something like this for years

'Pampered conditions' in which security prisoners are held led to this happening, says Devora Gonen, head of the 'Choosing Life' forum.

Assessment: Capturing escaped terrorists will lead to escalation

Assessment: Recapturing escaped terrorists will lead to escalation

'There were warnings of an escalation before holiday, that's why security was increased. Prisons Service fell asleep,' security source says.

Fatah: The prisoners who escaped are heroes

Fatah: The prisoners who escaped are heroes

Fatah, led by PA chairman, calls the terrorists who escaped Gilboa Prison "heroes" and calls for a popular uprising in support of them.

Likud MK blasts Hadash: They are supporters of terrorism

Likud MK blasts Hadash: They are supporters of terrorism

MK Shlomo Karhi livid at Hadash statement against what it defined as "escalating harassment of Palestinian political prisoners."

IDF soldiers come under fire during Judea and Samaria riots

IDF soldiers come under fire during Judea and Samaria riots

Following the escape of senior terrorists, militants in Judea and Samaria are attempting to further destabilize the situation on the ground.

Joint List MK: 'Nothing will stop Palestinian fight for freedom'

MK Ofer Cassif: 'Nothing will stop Palestinian fight for freedom'

MK Ofer Cassif of the Joint Arab List tweets promise that 'no wall or vindictiveness' by Israel will stop 'Palestinian' fight for 'freedom.'

'Everything this government is responsible for has no success'

MK Gafni: 'Everything this government is responsible for has no success'

UTJ's MK Moshe Gafni slams 'abnormal failures' in guarding security prisoners. DM Gantz: 'IDF using all its forces to capture terrorists.'

Escaped terrorist's request to move should've alerted someone

Zakaria Zubeidi's request to switch cells should've alerted someone

'Prison orders require thorough inspection of each cell, at least once a day,' former Gilboa Prison official says.

Jailers may have helped the six  security prisoners escape

Jailers may have helped the six Gilboa Prison inmates escape

Closure of Judea, Samaria, and Gaza to be extended following security assessments and to aid search for escaped terrorists.