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Commandos’ Testimony on IHH Clash: ‘I Thought I Would Die’

Warning: Graphic matter. Testimony of Navy soldiers attacked by terrorists reveals a crueler scene than once known. “I thought I was going to die."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/24/2011, 3:42 PM

Netanyahu: Commandos Upheld Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

Critics of IDF actions against flotilla and other terrorists deny Israel’s right of self-defense, Netanyahu said in response to the Turkel report.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/24/2011, 1:50 PM

Barak Happy with Turkel Committee Report

Defense Minister says report shows Israel is a law-abiding nation that respects international norms.Gil Ronen, 1/23/2011, 10:56 PM

Turkel Panel Unanimously Clears IDF in Flotilla Clash

The IDF acted in self-defense against IHH terrorists in the flotilla clash on the Mavi Mamara boat, the Turkel investigative panel concluded.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/23/2011, 3:08 PM

Inquiry to Clear IDF in Flotilla Incident

Turkel Commission will submit the first part of its report on Sunday, will say that IDF’s didn't break international laws on Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 1/21/2011, 3:13 AM

Ashkenazi: 'Marmara' Passengers Fired First

IDF Chief Gabi Ashkenazi reveals that passengers aboard the Gaza-bound ship Mavi Marmara were the first to fire in a May battle.Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2010, 5:59 PM

Israel Denies Abusing Mavi Marmara Detainees

Israeli officials deny UN report that claimed people arrested on the Mavi Marmara were abused.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2010, 7:22 PM

This Isn't the Seychelles, Turkel Committee Tells Leftist

Committee of inquiry explains the Middle East to B'Tselem director. Two Arabs who had been aboard the Marmara were no-shows.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2010, 5:49 PM

Turkel Commission to Hear from Flotilla Passengers

The Turkel commission will hear from Arab-Israeli flotilla passengers, far-left organizations.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2010, 9:31 PM

Turkel Committee Member Shabtai Rosen Passes Away at 93

Professor Shabtai Rosen, 93, an internationally known legal expert and member of the Turkel Committee, died at home in Jerusalem Tuesday night.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/22/2010, 9:40 AM

IDF Prosecutor Testifies, Defends Gaza Blockade

Top IDF attorney Avichai Mandelblit testifies to the Turkel commission, defends Israeli blockade of Gaza as “purely military.”Maayana Miskin, 8/27/2010, 12:59 PM

Women Not Interested in Joining Turkel Committee

Following High Court's instructions, the Minister of Justice asked five women to join the committee but they all refused.Gil Ronen, 8/22/2010, 5:40 PM

Ashkenazi: a 'Naval Shield' will Meet Next Flotillas

After taking responsibility for Gaza flotilla raid, IDF Chief of Staff vows that the next flotillas will be different stories.Gil Ronen, 8/11/2010, 10:14 PM

IDF Chief: We Didn't Know Enough About Turkish IHH

IDF Chief Gen. Ashkenazi praises and takes full responsibility for army’s actions aboard Turkish flotilla ship.Hillel Fendel, 8/11/2010, 12:26 PM

Barak 'Takes Responsibility' for Flotilla Clash

Barak testifies he takes "full responsibility" for the flotilla clash between navy commandos and Turkish terror activists. Netanyahu links Iran. Chana Ya'ar, 8/10/2010, 12:28 PM

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

State Opposes Women's Groups' Motion over Turkel Committee

Tells High Court three women were asked to take part in the Turkel Committee, but all three turned down the invitation.Gil Ronen, 8/4/2010, 9:06 PM

Radical Feminists Try to Dupe Likud Minister into Court Motion

Minister Livnat thought she was backing appointment of a woman to the Turkel Committee until she discovered she was aiding a radical leftist move.Gil Ronen, 8/1/2010, 5:27 PM

Netanyahu to Testify in Flotilla Clash Probe

Netanyahu will testify August 9 before the Turkel Committee investigating the flotilla clash with Turkish-based IHH terror activists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/14/2010, 12:55 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

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