A Facebook petition to remove an anti-Israel page that uses an expletive in its name has 75,000 likes, the removal campaign's creator says.
The long-standing Facebook war of words between pro- and anti-Israel partisans has heated up a few degrees with a petition to remove a particularly offensive “F… Israel” page.
Turkey blocked the participation of Israel in next month's NATO Summit in Chicago, a Turkish newspaper reported.
All operational ships slated to participate in the Gaza-bond flotilla will depart on Monday, organizers said.
Two more flotillas will attempt to break Israel's blockade of Gaza, organizers said. The new convoys, organized by the Free Gaza movement and the Turkish pro-Palestinian organization IHH, will leave in the spring and have been dubbed Freedom Flotilla 2, according to reports. An official announcement will be made later this week, Haaretz reported Monday. The groups also organized the May 31 flotilla that was intercepted by Israeli naval commandos, with the ensuing violence leading to the deaths of nine Turkish activists.