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  • Turkish activists say new flotilla to challenge Israeli blockade of Gaza

    August 11, 2014 | 11:00 am

    A Turkish aid group said on Monday it would again send ships to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza, four years after Israeli commandos stormed its flotilla bound for the Palestinian territory and killed 10 Turks.

    The plan looked set to throw a fresh obstacle in the way of...

  • Apology? Extortion.

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    March 24, 2013 | 6:22 pm

    On Thursday, as President Obama was getting ready to deliver his vision of peace to Israeli students, the alternative to that vision was typically expressed by a rocket attack from Gaza. On Thursday morning the contrast between the two visions was clearly illustrated; Just a day...

  • Turkey’s IHH may cancel Gaza flotilla participation

    June 15, 2011 | 10:45 am

    The Turkish organization in charge of a massive flotilla to Gaza may cancel its plans to set sail.

    The IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation told Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper Wednesday that it is considering cancelling the plans due to the current unrest in the region, particularly in...

  • Memo to NPR:  Stop Calling Flotilla “Pro-Palestinian”

    By Rob Eshman

    June 1, 2010 | 5:54 pm

    The demigod journos at National Public Radio can do almost no wrong in my book, but they have to stop referring to the flotilla that Israel raided yesterday to tragic results as full of “pro-Palestinian” protesters.

    On every newscast, every promo, there was NPR, describing the...