Flotilla Probe Cites ’Mistakes’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.
First Flotilla Probe CompletedThe IDF's internal flotilla probe is complete. Results have been given to Barak and Ashkenazi, and will be released to the public.
Arab MK Helped Libyan ShipAs blockade-busting Libyan ship nears Israel, it has been learned that MK Ahmed Tibi was involved. MK Ben-Ari says it should be sunk.
'UN Probe's 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.
New and Improved Flotilla PanelFlotilla-inquiry committee has its mandate expanded slightly, withdraws its threat to resign, and will convene for its second session on July 11.
Turkey’s Flotilla-Nazi RallyTurkish supporters for flotillas aimed at breaking Israel’s maritime embargo on Gaza recently raised the Nazi flag with an expression of gratitude.
Iran Hitches Ride with LebanonIran 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.
Flotilla Woman Set to Be Martyr“Either martyrdom or victory,” says a Lebanese woman activist who is prepared to board another attempt to reach Hamas-controlled Gaza.
Navy Trains for Clash with IranThe on again-off again Gaza-bound ship from Iran is back on course, Tehran announced. Israeli Navy preparing for suicide bombers on high seas.
3 States Boycott Academic PanelFollowing the flotilla incident, Turkish, Irish and South African representatives cancelled their participation in the Bar-Ilan Ambassadors' Forum
Barak: Embargo Also on PABarak points out that Israel's announced relaxation of restrictions on aid shipments to Gaza also apply to the PA in Judea and Samaria.
Iran Backs Down on Flotilla 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.
UN Chief Pushes Int'l ProbeUN's Ban Ki-Moon pushes for an international inquiry of the Turkish flotilla clash, as a new flotilla is launched from Lebanon.
Israeli Ship Almost Blocked500 anti-Israel protestors arrived at California port early Sunday, hoping to block Israeli ship from unloading its cargo. They were unsuccessful.
Suez Ships Hint Clash with IranEgypt let Israeli and US warships pass through the Suez Canal as Iranian flotilla approaches Gaza. Egypt closed the canal to protect the ships.
New PR Stunt: A Woman’s FlotillaA Muslim-led women’s 'peace flotilla,’ is led and financed by supporters of Hizbullah. Catholics helped christen the boat ‘Miriam.”
Barak Warns Lebanon on FlotillaBarak warns Lebanon that if its citizens attempt to 'bust' Hamas blockade, it will be responsible for the consequences. Israel's envoy warns UN.
IHH Video: Throw’em Into the SeaIsrael exposes another video from the Mavi Mamara ship, showing IHH leader Yildirim inciting followers "to throw [Israeli commandos] into the sea.”
UN Screens Anti-Israel FilmThe UN screens a film from flotilla activist accusing Israel of unjustified violence, Israel not allowed to respond.
Hizbullah Tied to New FlotillaOrganizer of the ‘Miriam’ flotilla, is wife of Lebanese officer jailed for four years on charges of involvement in the murder of Rafiq Al-hariri.
Comptroller Flotilla ProbeLindenstrauss will not deal with legal or tactical aspects, but with decision-making processes, PR and intelligence.
Israel Welcomes Turkish BoatsBoats from 17 countries, including Turkey, converge on Israel, but this time the country welcomes them with open arms for a yacht rally.
Israel Slams Castro on SwastikaIsrael denounced Fidel Castro for statements to UN diplomats that Israel “would not hesitate to send [Arabs] to the crematoria.”
Iran Yields, Won’t Arm FlotillaIran 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.”
‘Middle Ages in Middle East’The dark days of the Middle Ages "are raging” against Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told Likud party Knesset Members Monday.
Flotilla Committee AssembledIsrael assembles a committee to investigate flotilla incident, complete with foreign observers. Netanyahu: This will prove what we did was legal.
'Turkey Ties Worth Saving'Former Mossad chief Ephraim Halevy argues for calm over flotilla incident, says Israel and Turkey have mutual interests worth protecting.
Turkish Flag over Temple MountThe Turkish flag was raised over the Temple Mount last week following the flotilla clash. Police say the unprecedented flag raising was legal.
Turkey and Hamas Sue IsraelTurkey and Hamas terrorist officials are planning to sue Israeli military officials who stopped a six-ship flotilla from reaching Gaza.
Judge to Head Flotilla InquiryNetanyahu reiterates: Flotilla inquiry will not investigate only Israel, but also the flotilla organizers and their apparent terrorist ties.
Armed Iranian Ships Set to SailTwo Iranian ships to Hamas-controlled Gaza are waiting for government okay to challenge Israel on the high seas, escorted by “volunteer marines.”
Youtube Pulls "We Con the World"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?
Israelis Support Raid, BlockadeIsraelis support flotilla raid, Gaza blockade, Netanyahu and Ashkenazi, poll finds. Strong criticism for Turkey, Ehud Barak, Obama.
Obama Nixed IDF Anti-Riot Gear The World Tribune reports that Obama rejected Israeli assessments and nixed the use of non-lethal anti-riot gear against flotilla.
Was Yaalon Told of Naval Clash? Channel 2 News claims that Yaalon, who was serving as prime minister during the Mavi Marmara clash, was unaware of the incident.
'Witness' to Flotilla? Not QuiteU.S. Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright billed herself as a witness to 'murders' on Gaza boat, but has admitted she was 150 yards away. It was night time.
There was No Aid On MarmaraIsrael officially confirms there were never any humanitarian aid supplies on board the Mavi Marmara, where mercenaries attacked Israeli commandos.
PM Wants Flotilla Counter-ProbeNetanyahu says the probe must also find answers to questions such as, "Who funded the flotilla, and how and why did weapons get on the ship?"
Texas Senator Supports IsraelUS Senator John Cornyn (R-Tx) has proposed a resolution supporting Israel's right to defend itself and condemning last week's flotilla to Gaza.
Russian Israelis Mock Left RallyA recent anti-Judea and Samaria rally in Tel Aviv was crashed by proud nationalist Russian Israelis who aimed at making a mockery of the event.
'Al-Reuters' Strikes AgainAlert blogger catches Reuters news agency apparently editing photographs to hide evidence that IDF soldiers were knifed by flotilla passengers.
‘Break Embargo’ Effort via SyriaFormer British MP George Galloway announces a new land-sea attempt to break the embargo on Gaza. He spoke alongside Hizbullah flags in London.
Sen. Schumer Demands IHH ProbeNew York Sen. Schumer has added his voice to growing cries for a probe on whether flotilla sponsor IHH is a terrorist group.
IDF to Probe Flotilla ClashIDF Chief of Staff Ashkenazi appoints a team of experts to study the flotilla conflict, independent of a possible civilian investigation.