gaza flotilla

Relations between the two countries broke down in 2010 after an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla killed eight Turkish citizens and one Turkish-American.
As expected, Freedom Flotilla III ended last week as it was intercepted by the Israeli Navy in international waters -- a piratical and aggressive act against a ship solely carrying the flag of another state, Sweden.
To those in Gaza, the ships to Gaza whether in flotillas or one ship at a time, are a visible sign of the concern of citizens around the world for their welfare.
We'll have to wait until May 5 to find out for sure, but until then we'll have our fingers (and toes) crossed. This news
A Snowden accompaniment flotilla of prominent and peace-loving Americans could assemble at the Moscow airport, and fly together from Moscow to Caracas. Snowden could fly from Moscow to Caracas under the protection of our company, like the Fellowship of the Ring.
"The two teams will discuss moving forward towards full normalisation of relations," he said. Foreign ministry spokesman
Whether you see Obama's Israel speech as a great motivational speech or a white flag of surrender, the practical consequences for the public are largely the same: the initiative for justice is going to have to come from somewhere else.
Israel in fact withdrew from Gaza in 2005, removing troops and settlers after 38 years of occupation. Rebuilding homes and
Turkey and Israel fell out badly in 2010 when Israeli commandos stormed the Mavi Marmara aid ship to enforce a naval blockade
There's probably nothing President Obama can do to convince some Republicans that he's pro-Israel. If President Obama split the Sea of Reeds and walked through it dry-shod, they'd accuse him of not being able to swim.
The people of Gaza can't wait for political leaders to decide it's in their interest to negotiate, so it's up to us -- as civil society -- to step up the pressure. That's what these waves of boats are doing.
Prior to losing contact, we received two exclusive video reports from aboard the "Tahrir," the Canadian ship. Speaking to
Prime Minister Erdogan is looking for -- and finding -- levers that can allow Turkey to build and wield the political and economic might commensurate to a strategically located country with a history of near-global hegemony.
Without putting too fine a point on it, Turkey has in the last few months been acting like a petulant child that doesn't get its dessert before the meal.
The collapse of Turkish-Israeli relations is a sad development and one is left to hope that somehow the last word has not been said yet.
A tremendous majority of those talking about the Gaza Strip blockade use 2007 as the start-date, unintentionally lending legitimacy to Israel's cause and effect explanation, an argument that pegs the closure to political events.
INDEMNITY But Israeli officials say legal reviews have since found that placating the Turks so that they endorse the Palmer
Through it all, the Israelis helped us turn a potential non-story into a media blitz that has not ended. The passengers are now returning home to the local public spotlight.
I'm here as an activist passenger on the United States flotilla boat, blocked by the Greek government's decision. Our guiding question asks to what extent we can focus world attention on the plight of Palestinians in Gaza.
Benjamin Netanyahu should be very careful not to waste the goodwill that was shown towards Israel by refraining from any move towards the Palestinian Authority.