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Egypt and Israel complete prisoner swap

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Egypt and Israel have completed a prisoner swap that has seen 25 Egyptians freed in exchange for an American-Israeli accused of spying during Egypt's revolution.

Upon his return to Israel, Ilan Grapel went to Jerusalem, where he met Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. His family thanked the Israeli leader for securing the twenty-seven year old's release.

Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros has been following events from the Taba Border Crossing between Israel and Egypt.