Ban Ki-Moon and Netanyahu Clash on Flotilla Probe of IDF

Ban Ki-Moon denies agreeing to keep the IDF out of the UN probe on the flotilla clash. Netanyahu threatens to pull out of investigation. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/10/2010, 8:09 AM

Netanyahu Tells Committee: Unfortunately, Slander Happens

Netanyahu appears before the Turkel Commission, defending gov't actions that led up to the flotilla clash. Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2010, 3:19 PM

Marmara Returns to Turkey

Ships that participated in Gaza flotilla have left Israel and returned to Turkey. Elad Benari, 8/6/2010, 3:06 AM

Israel Agrees to UN Flotilla Inquiry of IDF

Israel for the first time gives the UN access to a probe of IDF, which will come under international scrutiny for its part in the flotilla clash. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/2/2010, 5:38 PM

Going on Offensive to Expose World Hypocrisy vs. Israel

Deputy FM Danny Ayalon decries double standards of int'l community vs. Israel and the hypocrisy of flotilla funders & organizers in a sharp op-ed.Eli Stutz, 7/29/2010, 2:48 PM

Shalev: Lebanon Ships Will Not Be Allowed to Enter Gaza

Israel’s UN Ambassador warns that Lebanese ships will not be allowed to reach their destination.Elad Benari, 7/23/2010, 2:43 AM

Analysts: Similarity between 'Freedom Flotilla' and 'Lifeline 3'

Gaza 'Freedom Flotilla,' like the preceding Lifeline 3 convoy, was a violent Turkish operation. Terrorists learned from mistakes; did Israel? Gil Ronen, 7/21/2010, 10:18 PM

IHH Linked to Turkish President Erdogan

The IHH “charity, which attacked Israeli Navy commandos and has been termed a terrorist group by Germany, is linked with Turkey’s ruling party.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/18/2010, 10:33 AM

Flotilla Group IHH May Earn 'Terrorist' Designation in US

The Turkish IHH group, whose members clashed with IDF soldiers in May, may be designated a terrorist organization in the US. Maayana Miskin, 7/15/2010, 8:43 PM

Eiland Team Presents: The Flotilla Incident - Step by Step

Watch the film, produced by the Eiland Team of Experts, breaking down the events of the Turkish flotilla using a timeline, 3D models and footageYoni Kempinski, 7/15/2010, 4:16 PM

Israel to UNHRC: Right to Maintain Maritime Blockade of Gaza

Israel is within its international legal rights to enforce a maritime blockade of Gaza, the Jewish State reminds the UN Human Rights Committee.Hana Levi Julian, 7/15/2010, 12:51 PM

Libyan Ship to Dock in Egypt

A Libyan ship suspected of planning to reach Gaza has announced that it will dock in El Arish, Egypt.Maayana Miskin, 7/13/2010, 9:51 PM

IDF Probe Cites Flotilla ‘Mistakes;’ Libyan Ship Nears Gaza

An IDF probe says it made mistakes in preparing for the flotilla clash May 31, but there were no wholesale failures. A Libyan ship is on the way.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/13/2010, 12:08 PM

First Flotilla Probe Completed, Handed to Barak

The IDF's internal flotilla probe is complete. Results have been given to Barak and Ashkenazi, and will be released to the public.Maayana Miskin, 7/12/2010, 3:34 PM

Arab MK Helped Libyan Ship; MK Ben-Ari: Sink it

As blockade-busting Libyan ship nears Israel, it has been learned that MK Ahmed Tibi was involved. MK Ben-Ari says it should be sunk.Hillel Fendel, 7/11/2010, 11:56 AM

UN Watchdog: Probe Verdict Already Set

As the UN Human Rights Council names commissioners to its probe into flotilla clash, watchdog group warns: Probe marred by predetermined verdict.Maayana Miskin, 7/9/2010, 8:30 AM

Lebanese Flotilla with 'Women's Boat' May Be Drydocked

A planned flotilla from Lebanon to Gaza may stand down as pro-terror intentions are revealed.Maayana Miskin, 7/4/2010, 8:32 PM

New and Improved Flotilla Committee

Flotilla-inquiry committee has its mandate expanded slightly, withdraws its threat to resign, and will convene for its second session on July 11.Hillel Fendel, 6/30/2010, 11:34 AM

Turkish Rally for Flotilla Raises Flag with Nazi Symbol

Turkish supporters for flotillas aimed at breaking Israel’s maritime embargo on Gaza recently raised the Nazi flag with an expression of gratitude.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/27/2010, 9:17 AM

Iran to Hide Behind Hizbullah in Lebanon Sail to Gaza

Iran backed down three times from its bravado of challenging Israel on the high seas. Now it says its MPs will sail with Hizbullah-Lebanese ships.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/27/2010, 8:25 AM

Iran Calls Off Gaza Flotilla over 'Israeli Threats'

A planned Iranian flotilla to Gaza will not set sail, organizers blamed “Israeli threats.”Maayana Miskin, 6/26/2010, 10:01 PM

US Warns Lebanon: Don't Send Flotilla to Gaza

The U.S. has warned Lebanon not to send a flotilla to violate Israel's sovereignty over Gaza waters.Hana Levi Julian, 6/24/2010, 11:51 AM

Lebanese Flotilla Activist: ‘Either Martyrdom or Victory’

“Either martyrdom or victory,” says a Lebanese woman activist who is prepared to board another attempt to reach Hamas-controlled Gaza. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/23/2010, 11:18 AM

Iran Changes Course on Ship; Israel Trains for the Worst

The on again-off again Gaza-bound ship from Iran is back on course, Tehran announced. Israeli Navy preparing for suicide bombers on high seas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/22/2010, 9:38 PM

Three Countries Boycott Academic Conference at Bar Ilan Univ.

Following the flotilla incident, Turkish, Irish and South African representatives cancelled their participation in the Bar-Ilan Ambassadors' ForumYoni Kempinski, 6/22/2010, 12:48 PM

Barak: Embargo on Gaza is the Same as on Ramallah and Jenin

Barak points out that Israel's announced relaxation of restrictions on aid shipments to Gaza also apply to the PA in Judea and Samaria.Hana Levi Julian, 6/22/2010, 11:55 AM

Iran Backs Down again, ‘Indefinite’ Postponement of Ship to Gaza

Iran has backed down for the second time in two weeks on the attempt to sail to Gaza, soon after the US and Israel sent warships through the Suez.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/21/2010, 9:19 PM

INN Stands By UNCA Article

INN stands by original article, despite UNCA response that does not address several key points. Hillel Fendel, 6/21/2010, 5:34 PM

UN Chief Pushes Probe as New Flotilla Sets Sail

UN's Ban Ki-Moon pushes for an international inquiry of the Turkish flotilla clash, as a new flotilla is launched from Lebanon.Maayana Miskin, 6/21/2010, 4:13 PM

Tried to Boycott Israeli Ship, Blocked Chinese Ship Instead

500 anti-Israel protestors arrived at California port early Sunday, hoping to block Israeli ship from unloading its cargo. They were unsuccessful.Hillel Fendel, 6/21/2010, 1:14 PM

Ben-Ari: Arab Radio Inciting to Terrorism

MK Ben-Ari cites encouragement of Gaza-bound flotillas in request to shut down A-Shams radio station.Maayana Miskin, 6/21/2010, 12:53 PM

Netanyahu Relaxes Blockade, Faces Criticism

Netanyahu relaxes the blockade on Hamas-run Gaza, earns criticism.Maayana Miskin, 6/20/2010, 10:20 PM

US, Israel Warships in Suez May Be Prelude to Faceoff with Iran

Egypt let Israeli and US warships pass through the Suez Canal as Iranian flotilla approaches Gaza. Egypt closed the canal to protect the ships. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/20/2010, 6:08 PM

German Public TV Exposes ‘Peace’ Flotilla as Mask for Radicals

Germany’s second largest public TV channel exposes the radical and racist elements behind the IHH flotilla.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/20/2010, 2:04 PM

‘Flotilla Women’ Invoke Hizbullah and Catholic Prayers

A Muslim-led women’s 'peace flotilla,’ is led and financed by supporters of Hizbullah. Catholics helped christen the boat ‘Miriam.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/20/2010, 11:36 AM

Barak Warns Lebanon over Planned Gaza Flotilla

Barak warns Lebanon that if its citizens attempt to 'bust' Hamas blockade, it will be responsible for the consequences. Israel's envoy warns UN.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2010, 9:30 PM

New IHH incitement Video: ‘We Will Throw Them into the Sea’

Israel exposes another video from the Mavi Mamara ship, showing IHH leader Yildirim inciting followers "to throw [Israeli commandos] into the sea.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/18/2010, 3:52 PM

UN Screens Anti-Israel Flotilla Film, Israel Denied Response

The UN screens a film from flotilla activist accusing Israel of unjustified violence, Israel not allowed to respond.Maayana Miskin, 6/18/2010, 11:04 AM

New Flotilla Organizer is Wife of Hizbullah Supporter

Organizer of the ‘Miriam’ flotilla, is wife of Lebanese officer jailed for four years on charges of involvement in the murder of Rafiq Al-hariri.Eli Stutz, 6/17/2010, 3:25 PM

Gaza Flotilla Reflects Turkish Rejection of the West

The Turkish-sponsored Gaza flotilla clash is being seen by pundits as part of a larger rejection of the West by Ankara.Hana Levi Julian, 6/16/2010, 2:59 PM

Comptroller, too, Will Look into Flotilla

Lindenstrauss will not deal with legal or tactical aspects, but with decision-making processes, PR and intelligence. Gil Ronen, 6/15/2010, 5:48 PM

Flotilla Twist: Israel Welcomes Turkish Boats in Yacht Rally

Boats from 17 countries, including Turkey, converge on Israel, but this time the country welcomes them with open arms for a yacht rally. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/15/2010, 12:30 PM

Israel Denounces Castro’s ‘Swastika is Israel’s Banner’ Remark

Israel denounced Fidel Castro for statements to UN diplomats that Israel “would not hesitate to send [Arabs] to the crematoria.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/14/2010, 10:10 PM

Iran Backs Down from Arming Flotilla

Iran has backed off from putting a military escort on board two ships headed for Gaza. Ahmadinejad had said he wanted “to teach Israel a lesson.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/14/2010, 8:58 PM

‘Middle Ages Haunt Middle East,’ Says Netanyahu

The dark days of the Middle Ages "are raging” against Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told Likud party Knesset Members Monday.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/14/2010, 5:18 PM

Flotilla Committee Assembled, Foreign Observers Added

Israel assembles a committee to investigate flotilla incident, complete with foreign observers. Netanyahu: This will prove what we did was legal.Maayana Miskin, 6/14/2010, 2:46 PM

Former Mossad Chief: Israel-Turkey Ties Worth Saving

Former Mossad chief Ephraim Halevy argues for calm over flotilla incident, says Israel and Turkey have mutual interests worth protecting.Maayana Miskin, 6/13/2010, 10:23 PM

Turkish Flag Flew over Temple Mount

The Turkish flag was raised over the Temple Mount last week following the flotilla clash. Police say the unprecedented flag raising was legal. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/13/2010, 5:44 PM

Turkey Joins Hamas in Suing Israel Over Flotilla

Turkey and Hamas terrorist officials are planning to sue Israeli military officials who stopped a six-ship flotilla from reaching Gaza. Hana Levi Julian, 6/13/2010, 3:18 PM

Supreme Court Justice to Head Flotilla Inquiry

Netanyahu reiterates: Flotilla inquiry will not investigate only Israel, but also the flotilla organizers and their apparent terrorist ties. Hillel Fendel, 6/13/2010, 2:07 PM

Iranian Marines Set to Escort Flotilla 'To Teach Israel Lessons'

Two Iranian ships to Hamas-controlled Gaza are waiting for government okay to challenge Israel on the high seas, escorted by “volunteer marines.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/13/2010, 12:19 PM

Youtube Pulls "We Con the World" Parody

After it got over 3 million hits in barely a week, Youtube has removed the Latma parody video, “We Con the World.” Copyright or pressure?David Lev, 6/12/2010, 10:08 PM

Poll: Israelis Support Flotilla Raid, Gaza Blockade, PM and IDF

Israelis support flotilla raid, Gaza blockade, Netanyahu and Ashkenazi, poll finds. Strong criticism for Turkey, Ehud Barak, Obama.Maayana Miskin, 6/11/2010, 11:33 AM

Report: Obama Nixed Anti-Riot Gear on Flotilla

The World Tribune reports that Obama rejected Israeli assessments and nixed the use of non-lethal anti-riot gear against flotilla.Maayana Miskin, 6/11/2010, 9:49 AM

Claim: Acting PM was Unaware of Flotilla Clash

Channel 2 News claims that Yaalon, who was serving as prime minister during the Mavi Marmara clash, was unaware of the incident.Maayana Miskin, 6/11/2010, 12:14 AM