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Marmara families won't drop lawsuits against Israel

Despite receiving compensation from Israel, families of Turkish Islamists killed in 2010 flotilla vow to pursue criminal cases.Elad Benari, 10/30/2016, 5:44 AM

Report: Israel pays compensation to Turkey

Turkish media reports Israel paid compensation for Mavi Marmara flotilla as part of the reconciliation agreement between the two countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/1/2016, 12:18 AM

Erdogan blasts Marmara flotilla organizers

Turkish President criticizes IHH organization, which was behind the 2010 flotilla, for not asking for his permission beforehand.Elad Benari, 6/30/2016, 4:16 AM

Apologizing to MK Zoabi

Zoabi hates the state of Israel - and serves in its parliament. The Israel-Turkey agreement elicited a venomous speech from the Arab MK. Daniel Pinner, 6/30/2016, 1:20 AM

Defense Minister slams 'terrorist' Zoabi

'Our soldiers will continue to fight terrorists on land, sea, and air - including MKs sailing in flotillas'.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 10:30 PM

Likud MKs call for MK Zoabi to be deported

Joint List MK's provocative statements spark outrage among Likud members. 'She needs to be expelled from the Knesset and deported.'Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 5:19 PM

Marmara lawyer: Families not dropping case against soldiers

Prosecutor for terrorist activists killed on the Mavi Marmara to continue with civil lawsuit against Israeli soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 10:39 PM

Zionist Union MK: Netanyahu 'went too far' in Turkey agreement

MK Itzik Shmuli blasts Israel for reportedly agreeing to pay compensation for Marmara families as part of deal with Turkey.Elad Benari, 6/27/2016, 5:16 AM

‘A national humiliation’

Ex-minister Gideon Sa’ar says deal with Turkey is an invitation to enemies to launch additional flotillas.Ido Ben Porat, 6/26/2016, 8:01 PM

Cabinet to approve Turkey reconciliation agreement

Ministers expected to approve agreement between Israel, Turkey next week. Turkey made partial concessions on Hamas.Nitsan Keider, 6/23/2016, 9:27 PM

Turkey, Israel to agree normalization deal June 26

Turkey and Israel to upgrade diplomatic relations, six years after Mavi Marmara incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 11:09 AM

Zoabi eyes another Gaza flotilla

Arab MK will reportedly take part in a women-only ‘Freedom Flotilla’ in mid-September.Gil Ronen, 6/16/2016, 10:41 PM

Turkish official: Agreement with Israel is 'close'

Spokesman for Turkey's ruling party says agreement on compensation to families of those who died on Marmara can be signed.Elad Benari, 2/16/2016, 6:16 AM

Lawsuit: IDF 'breached US territory' in Marmara raid

Americans and Belgian sue Israel in US federal court for raid on US-registered vessel - which came as it breached naval blockade in 2010.Ari Yashar, 1/13/2016, 12:10 PM

Marmara Islamists angered by Turkey-Israel talks

IHH, which organized 2010 Gaza flotilla, criticizes Turkish government for working to restore ties with Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 1/12/2016, 6:28 AM

Erdogan: 'Turkey needs Israel'

Turkish President seeks to improve relations with Israel, after five years of relative stagnation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2016, 6:24 PM

Spanish court revokes Netanyahu 'war crimes' warrant

Registration of Israeli PM as war crime suspect over Marmara raid was 'a jurisdictional error,' panel rules.Gil Ronen, 12/27/2015, 2:57 PM

Israel-Turkey reconciliation 'understandings' reached

Official reveals raft of agreements to compensate for Marmara and sell natural gas reached in secret meeting in Switzerland.Ari Yashar, 12/17/2015, 10:05 PM

Steinitz: Erdogan wants normalization thanks to gas deal

Energy Minister says surprising call by Turkish president reveals desire by several regional states to buy natural gas from IsraelAri Yashar, 12/14/2015, 5:25 PM

Erdogan: Region could gain much from normalization with Israel

Turkey takes steps toward Israel, still demands compensation for 'victims' of the Mavi Marmara raid, lifting of naval blockade on Gaza.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/14/2015, 10:47 AM

Spanish judge issues arrest warrant for Netanyahu

Israeli prime minister among 7 current and former govt officials named, in a move branded 'provocative' by foreign ministry.Ari Soffer, 11/18/2015, 12:57 PM

ICC judges reject prosecutor's appeal on Marmara raid

Judges at the ICC tell the court's prosecutor she has to reconsider her decision not to investigate the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/6/2015, 10:40 PM

Family of Islamist killed on Marmara sues Barak over the raid

Relatives of 19-year-old American citizen who was killed in Marmara raid launch civil suit against former Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 10/22/2015, 4:16 AM

Turkish Delegation to Visit Israel - Are Renewed Ties Coming?

For the first time since the Marmara incident, Israel will welcome a delegation from Turkey, in what some see as a step to renewal of ties.Nitsan Keidar, 8/31/2015, 6:44 AM

ICC Prosecutor Rejects Request to Reopen Marmara Probe

ICC Prosecutor appeals ruling that she must reconsider her previous decision not to investigate Israeli "war crimes" on the Marmara.Elad Benari, 7/28/2015, 3:42 AM

Ya'alon: ICC Investigation 'Scandalous'

Defense Minister says ICC is being hypocritical in decision to re-open a previously closed investigation into Marmara incident.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2015, 6:14 AM

Lapid Says ICC is 'Anti-Semitic' and 'Hypocritical'

Yesh Atid chairman blasts ICC for reopening Marmara investigation.Orli Harari, 7/17/2015, 4:43 AM

Netanyahu Blasts 'Hypcritical' ICC for Singling Out Israel

Prime Minister Netanyahu condemns ICC decision to reopen the Mavi Marmara case, urges it to focus on Iran, Syria or Gaza.Hezki Baruch, 7/17/2015, 12:13 AM

ICC to Reopen Mavi Marmara Case Against IDF

Deputy FM Hotovely slams ICC for becoming 'Palestinian propaganda tool,' after it decides to reopen flotilla 'war crimes' charges.Ari Yashar, 7/16/2015, 8:36 PM

Flotilla MK Ghattas: Don't Try And Stop Us

MK Basel Ghattas demanded that the IDF end its blockade of Gaza and allow ships associated with the flotilla to arrive in GazaYaakov Levi, 6/28/2015, 7:05 PM

IDF Ready to Use Force - If Need Be - Against Flotilla

Senior military officials reveal that the plan is to proceed as with past flotillas - no matter the consequences.Tova Dvorin, 6/28/2015, 12:10 PM

Arab MK to Netanyahu: I'll Be On Next Flotilla

A new flotilla is on its way to Gaza – and MK Basel Ghattas (United List) says that he plans on joining it.Yaakov Levy, 6/21/2015, 7:43 PM

Islamic Jihad Threatens Israel Over Flotilla

'Freedom Flotilla 3' expected to leave Sweden this week; defense officials on alert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2015, 9:17 PM

New Gaza Flotilla Threat on the Horizon This Month

Showdown to take place final week of June and include senior international figures - will it end in violence and global condemnation again?Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 6/13/2015, 11:44 PM

Spanish Court Drops Investigation into Marmara Raid

Court in Madrid shelves investigation into claims Israel committed war crimes during raid on Gaza-bound flotilla.Ben Ariel, 6/12/2015, 4:16 AM

Ex-Tunisian President to Sail on Third Gaza Flotilla

Muncef Marzouki says he will be on ships seeking to breach Israel's legal naval blockade of Hamas stronghold by mid 2015.Ari Yashar, 3/31/2015, 6:43 PM

Mavi Marmara Terror Organizers Top Donations for Syria

Turkey's IHH, infamous for assault on IDF, pledges $100 million in largest donation at UN humanitarian aid event for Syrians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2015, 1:01 PM

ICC Urged to Reconsider a Probe of Flotilla Incident

Lawyers representing the Comoros ask ICC to reconsider a decision not to probe Israel's 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 1/30/2015, 5:13 AM

British Activists Seek to Sue Israel Over Flotilla 'War Crimes'

British activists who were on the Mavi Marmara looking into suing Israeli commanders for alleged “war crimes” committed during the flotilla.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2015, 5:43 AM

Sweden Can't Sue Israel over Raids on Gaza Flotillas

Swedish prosecutors say they don't have jurisdiction in case of Mavi Marmara, Estelle ships, which attempted to break Gaza blockade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2014, 8:05 PM

ICC Won't Investigate Israel Over Marmara Incident

The International Criminal Court decides against investigating Israel over 2010 flotilla, say documents seen by Reuters.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2014, 3:15 AM

Mavi Marmara 'Peace Activist' Killed in US Airstrike

Turkish IHH activist who took part in infamous Gaza flotilla killed in Syria airstrike; reports say he was fighting with Al Qaeda.Ari Soffer, 9/28/2014, 2:22 PM

Mavi Marmara Appeal Could Set Legal History

Complainant sought to prevent 2010 'Free Gaza Flotilla' ships from setting off from US; case could deal blow to terror efforts in America.Sarah Leah Lawent, 9/15/2014, 3:21 PM

'Flotilla II' by End of 2014, Say Activists

A group of activists say they will send a flotilla of ships to break “Israel's siege of Gaza” by the end of 2014.Elad Benari, 8/13/2014, 12:15 AM

Turkish Group Plans 'Flotilla II' to Gaza

IHH organizing a "Freedom Flotilla II", claims again it will be carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/28/2014, 6:15 AM

Sweden Launches Investigation of Israel Over the Marmara

Investigation starts on two naval attempts to breach Israel's legal blockade on Gaza in 2010 and 2012, with Swedes on board.Ari Yashar, 6/26/2014, 8:58 PM

Outrage as Zoabi Slanders IDF Mavi Marmara 'Murderers'

MK Hanin Zoabi calls IDF soldiers 'murderers' - and a group of high school students decide not to keep quiet over the insult.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2014, 8:44 AM

Standing Up to Turkey - Like a Wimp

Israel must change its tactics vis a vis Turkey. Erdogan is not a potential friend.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/29/2014, 11:03 AM

Ya'alon Says Turkey Doesn't Want Normalization

Defense Minister denounces 'political' court ruling asking Interpol to arrest Israeli military; FM sources downplay request.Ari Yashar, 5/28/2014, 3:02 PM

Erdogan Backs Compensation Despite Interpol Request

Israel appeals Interpol to ignore Turkish court arrest warrants, Erdogan says compensation talks continue despite ruling for 'martyrs.'Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 8:04 PM

Turkish Court Orders Interpol Arrests Over Mavi Marmara

Court to ask Interpol to issue arrest warrants for several top-ranking IDF officials. The crime? Defending Israel.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2014, 6:56 PM

Marmara Victim Dies 4 Years Later

51-year-old Turkish man who was wounded on the Mavi Marmara vessel dies after four years in a coma.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2014, 1:26 AM

Turkish IHH: We'll Reject Any Israeli Offer for Compensation

Organization which was behind the 2010 flotilla says it will oppose an Israeli offer to pay compensation to the victims of the Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 5/23/2014, 1:12 AM

Turkey Refuses to Pay Cyprus Compensation

Even as it demands compensation from Israel over death of violent activists, Turkey refuses European court order to pay for invasion.Ari Yashar, 5/13/2014, 10:59 PM

Turkey's FM: 'Positive Developments' in Talks with Israel

Turkey’s Foreign Minister says there are "positive developments" in compensation talks with Israel over the Marmara incident.Elad Benari, 5/9/2014, 4:43 AM

Report: Turkey Considered Naval Invasion of Israeli Waters

Turkish paper reveals details of secret meeting hours before Mavi Marmara flotilla incident; possibility of war with Israel considered.Ege Berk Korkut, 5/7/2014, 11:36 AM

Erdogan Claims Marmara Compensation Sealed

Turkish PM claims Israel agreement to pay over flotilla in which Turkish Islamists killed attacking IDF reached, thanks Obama for help.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 4/29/2014, 4:17 PM