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New Bank Chairman Candidate 'Clean,' Says Daughter

New Bank Chairman Candidate 'Clean,' Says Daughter

After two “strikes,” the Bank of Israel candidacy issue may finally be resolved, with Professor Mario Blecher slated to take the jobDavid Lev, 11/08/2013 09:13
Commission: IDF Investigations Meet Standards

Commission: IDF Investigations Meet Standards

The Turkel Commission, which was formed in the wake of the deaths of nine Turks on the Mavi Marmara, submits its second report.Elad Benari, 07/02/2013 02:13
Commando: I Thought I Would Die

Commando: 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, 24/01/2011 15:42
Bibi: Critics Deny Self-Defense

Bibi: Critics Deny 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, 24/01/2011 13:50
Barak Happy with Turkel

Barak Happy with Turkel

Defense Minister says report shows Israel is a law-abiding nation that respects international norms.Gil Ronen, 23/01/2011 22:56
Turkel Clears IDF in IHH Clash

Turkel Clears IDF in IHH 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, 23/01/2011 15:08
IDF Cleared in Flotilla Incident

IDF Cleared 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, 21/01/2011 03:13
'Marmara' Passengers Fired First

'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, 24/10/2010 17:59
Turkish Detainees 'Well-Treated'

Turkish Detainees 'Well-Treated'

Israeli officials deny UN report that claimed people arrested on the Mavi Marmara were abused.Gil Ronen, 13/10/2010 19:22
Turkel C'tee Spars with Leftist

Turkel C'tee Spars with 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, 13/10/2010 17:49
Turkel to Hear from Passengers

Turkel to Hear from Passengers

The Turkel commission will hear from Arab-Israeli flotilla passengers, far-left organizations.Maayana Miskin, 06/10/2010 21:31
Turkel Panel Member Passes Away

Turkel Panel Member Passes Away

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, 22/09/2010 09:40
IDF Atty. Defends Gaza Blockade

IDF Atty. Defends Gaza Blockade

Top IDF attorney Avichai Mandelblit testifies to the Turkel commission, defends Israeli blockade of Gaza as “purely military.”Maayana Miskin, 27/08/2010 12:59
Turkel: Women Not Interested

Turkel: Women Not Interested

Following High Court's instructions, the Minister of Justice asked five women to join the committee but they all refused.Gil Ronen, 22/08/2010 17:40
'Naval Shield Against Flotillas'

'Naval Shield Against Flotillas'

After taking responsibility for Gaza flotilla raid, IDF Chief of Staff vows that the next flotillas will be different stories.Gil Ronen, 11/08/2010 22:14
IDF Chief: We Didn't Know Enough

IDF Chief: We Didn't Know Enough

IDF Chief Gen. Ashkenazi praises and takes full responsibility for army’s actions aboard Turkish flotilla ship.Hillel Fendel, 11/08/2010 12:26
Barak: 'Responsible' for Clash

Barak: 'Responsible' for Clash

Barak testifies he takes "full responsibility" for the flotilla clash between navy commandos and Turkish terror activists. Netanyahu links Iran. Chana Ya'ar, 10/08/2010 12:28
Netanyahu: Slander Happens

Netanyahu: Slander Happens

Netanyahu appears before the Turkel Commission, defending gov't actions that led up to the flotilla clash. Maayana Miskin, 09/08/2010 15:19
State: No Male Bias on Turkel

State: No Male Bias on Turkel

Tells High Court three women were asked to take part in the Turkel Committee, but all three turned down the invitation.Gil Ronen, 04/08/2010 21:06
Feminists Try to Dupe Livnat

Feminists Try to Dupe Livnat

Minister Livnat thought she was backing appointment of a woman to the Turkel Committee until she discovered she was aiding a radical leftistGil Ronen, 01/08/2010 17:27
Bibi to Testify in IHH Probe

Bibi to Testify in IHH Probe

Netanyahu will testify August 9 before the Turkel Committee investigating the flotilla clash with Turkish-based IHH terror activists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/07/2010 12:55
New and Improved Flotilla Panel

New and Improved Flotilla Panel

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, 30/06/2010 11:34
Flotilla Committee Assembled

Flotilla Committee Assembled

Israel assembles a committee to investigate flotilla incident, complete with foreign observers. Netanyahu: This will prove what we did was legal.Maayana Miskin, 14/06/2010 14:46