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Netanyahu: Turkey Was Looking For A Fight With Flotilla

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel threatened Monday to pull out of a U.N. inquiry into a deadly raid on a Turkish flotilla heading for Gaza, after the U.N. chi...

Activists Deported From Israel Return To Hero's Welcome In Turkey

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL — Hundreds of activists deported from Israel following a bloody raid by Israeli commandos on a pro-Palestinian flotilla returned to a h...

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...

The New Charity Paradigm: Gaza Freedom Flotilla Delivers Aid Plus Political Agenda

Blake Bromley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Bromley

The Gaza Freedom flotilla is evidence of the shift that's taking place in international humanitarian aid. Since 2001, governments have declared aid organizations to be combatants when they help organizations considered to be terrorists.

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 ...

Israel Expels Activists From Gaza-bound flotilla

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — In an attempt to limit the diplomatic damage from its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, Israel dropped plans Wednesday to pr...

Barney Frank: 'As A Jew' I'm 'Ashamed' Over Treatment Of Some Palestinians

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New update below. In an interview with the Boston Herald, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) said that that "'as a Jew,' Israeli treatment of Arabs around s...

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.

NATO Wants Probe Of Israeli Raid

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Pro-Palestinian activists sent another boat to challenge Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and Egypt declared it was te...

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...


Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Danziger