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Israeli Troops Conduct Raid In Gaza

Posted 07.12.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says four soldiers have been lightly wounded in fighting in northern Gaza. The military says th...

Egypt To Withdraw Ambassador To Israel Over Ambush

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.19.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt said Saturday it will withdraw its ambassador from Israel to protest the deaths of Egyptian security forces in what it called a br...

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...

Israel's Deadly Raid A Boon To Hamas, AP Says

AP | KARIN LAUB and IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel's interception of a flotilla trying to break the blockade of Gaza has been a boon to Hamas and vastly improved pr...

Turkey Close To Severing Ties With Israel Over Flotilla Raid

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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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...

Is it Time to Rethink Human Rights?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

What is the point of campaigning for human rights when there are serious human rights violations in your own backyard?

Feinstein Calls For Inquiry Into Israeli Flotilla Raid

Congressional Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a significant departure from most of her colleagues, Sen. Dianne Feinstein called Tuesday for an "impartial inquiry" into the Israeli commando raid...

Mairead Corrigan, Nobel Peace Laureate, Defies Israeli Blockade

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Irish Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mairead Corrigan, who is among the 11 passengers on the MV Rachel Corrie, the Gaza-bound Irish aid ship that Israel h...

Furkan Dogan, U.S. Citizen, Killed In Israeli Flotilla Raid

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A U.S. citizen was among those killed in Israel's flotilla raid Monday, the AP reports. ABC News, quoting the Anatolian news agency, reports that Doga...

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...

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 ...

Thousands Gather In Chicago To Protest Israel's Raid On Gaza Aid Ship

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Samira Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 2,000 people - and a heavy police presence - crowded east Wacker Drive near the Consulate General of the Midwest to Israel for two hours Tue...

US Woman Loses Eye After Being Hit During Anti-Israeli Raid Protest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An American woman has lost her eye during a demonstration in Jerusalem against Israel's naval raid on a Gaza aid flotilla, a hospita...

Washington Post Journalists Repeat Israeli Claims as Fact

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sanjeev Bery

When journalists assume that they know what officials are thinking, they run the risk of being held captive to a government's talking points. The Washington Post's Scott Wilson and Laura Blumenfeld should bear this in mind.

Turkish PM: Israeli Raid A 'Bloody Massacre'

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship has ignited unprecedented anger in Turkey and driven the Jewish state's relations...

UN Security Council Members Demand Israel End Blockade

By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting Monday on Israel's deadly commando raid on ships taking humanitarian aid to...

Israel Sending American Ex-Ambassador On Seized Ship Home, Wife Says

By SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former U.S. ambassador aboard a Gaza aid ship seized by Israel commandos is on his way home, his wife said Monday evening. Edwar...

Israeli Raid: 'Bloody, Bungled Takeover' Deepens Israel's Isolation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's bloody, bungled takeover of a Gaza-bound Turkish aid vessel is complicating U.S.-led Mideast peace efforts, deepening Israe...