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Flotilla Raid

Gaza Flotilla Twice The Size Of Last Year's In The Works

AP | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

ISTANBUL -- Pro-Palestinian activists say a planned convoy of aid ships to the Gaza Strip will be twice as big as a similar flotilla that was raided a...

Turkish Action Movie Called Anti-Semitic

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new Turkish action movie based on last summer's Israeli commando raid on a Gaza aid ship is generating controversy for its violent content, with som...

Pro-Palestinian 'Flotilla' Ship Greeted By Thousands In Turkey

AP | EROL ISRAFIL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL — Thousands of pro-Palestinian activists on Sunday welcomed back to Istanbul the ship that was the scene of bloodshed during an Israeli...

The Psychological Underpinnings of the Turkish-Israeli Rift

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Israel needs to be disabused of the notion that the Islamist tendency' of the AK Party is the only driving force behind Turkey's policy and Turkey needs to understand that Israel has serious and legitimate security concerns.

Israeli Army Chief: Turkish Activists Had Firearms, Fired First

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — More force should have been used to clear a ship's deck before the deadly May raid on a pro-Palestinian flotilla, Israel's army chie...

The U.S. Must Answer: What Did it Know, and What Has it Done About the Attack On the Gaza Flotilla?

Vincent Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vincent Warren

We all must continue our efforts to get answers from the U.S. government about what its role in, or knowledge of the attack on the flotilla, and what it has done since the attack to protect and vindicate the rights of its citizens.

UN Fact-Finding Mission: Israeli Killing Of US Citizen Was "Execution"

Truth-Out | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Originally published in Truth-out By Gareth Porter The report of the fact-finding mission of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner ...

Turkey Close To Severing Ties With Israel Over Flotilla Raid

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Flotilla Raid: Details Emerge Of Bloodshed Aboard Gaza-Bound Ship

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — At 4:30 a.m. from her perch on the bridge of a passenger ship in the Mediterranean Sea, Hanin Zoabi saw the first lights of fast-app...

Netanyahu To Be Questioned In Israeli Flotilla Probe

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli commission of inquiry into last month's deadly naval raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla will summon the country's prime minis...

Israel Abandoned Our Son In Gaza, Say Parents

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The parents of an Israeli soldier whose kidnapping led to the Gaza blockade are accusing the government of abandoning their son now ...

Roseanne Barr Says Israel Must End Their Blockade and Occupation of Gaza

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Actress and comedian Roseanne Barr has been a consistent voice for decades against some of the acts committed by the state of Israel. With this latest incident of the flotilla raid by Israeli commandos, we sat down for a talk.

Gaza: A Look At Life Behind The Israeli Blockade (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Israel continues to grapple with the international uproar over its flotilla raid, NBC decided to cover a different side of the story by taking a ra...

Challenger I Passengers: Israeli Commandos Shot First

Mya Guarnieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mya Guarnieri

The IDF's footage of the Mavi Marmara raid does not include the crucial moments prior to the soldiers' boarding that would allow viewers to determine if the activists were behaving in self-defense.

Israel Launches Investigation Of Deadly Flotilla Raid

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — A Palestinian who had to delay graduate school in Malaysia and an elderly man forced to put off eye surgery in Egypt are amo...

O Jerusalem, Killing The Prophets

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

I do sit up and take notice when the lives of foreign peace activists are lost in the Middle East. When this occurs Israel seems to always be the perpetrator.

Photos Of Beaten Israeli Commandos Released By Turkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Turkey's highest circulating newspaper Hurriyet on Sunday released photos of Israeli navy commandos who had been embroiled in the clash aboard the Gaz...

Israeli Flotilla Raid Aftermath VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AP released Friday what it says is previously unseen footage of the aftermath of the deadly flotilla raid by Israeli commandos last Monday which left ...

Netanyahu Considering Easing Gaza Blockade

Haaretz | Aluf Benn and Natasha Mozgovaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is prepared to consider easing the naval blockade of Gaza and involving international players in its enforcement. ...

Israeli Army Criticized For Distribution Of 'Captured' Flotilla Video

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's military is using video confiscated from people on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla to justify opening fire during its deadly ra...

Israel Gaza Attack: Do Actions of the 'Jewish State' Represent Jewish Values?

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ahmed Rehab

Israel's failure is not a failure of Jewish values. If anything, it's a failure to apply Jewish values.

Israel REJECTS International Probe Of Deadly Raid; Obama Administration Says It Urged Restraint

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM - Israel on Thursday rejected calls from the United Nations and others for an international investigation of its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound...

Lucia Graves

Pelosi Declines To Denounce Gaza Blockade | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, when questioned about the Gaza blockade on Wednesday, refused to denounce it but expressed her regret over the Israeli rai...

Israeli Flotilla Raid VIDEO: More Mavi Marmara Footage Released By Israel

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel's military released more video Wednesday of Monday's raid on a flotilla attempting to carry aid to Gaza that left nine dead. The video, uploade...

Netanyahu: World 'hypocritical' for condemning Gaza flotilla raid

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected international criticism of a deadly raid against a flotilla carrying aid to Gaza ...