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Turkey seeks to condemn Israel in security summit
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

ISTANBUL - (AP) A summit for a 20-member security group for the Asian region kicked off Monday in Istanbul with Turkey seeking to condemn Israel for a raid that killed nine Turks on a pro-Palestinian aid flotilla that had attempted to break the blockade... Read More

France urges Israel to accept probe into raid
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS (AP) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy's office says he has urged Israel's prime minister to accept an international inquiry into the deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla. Sarkozy and Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by telephone Sunday... Read More

Israel: UN to take seized flotilla goods to Gaza
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JERUSALEM - (AP) The United Nations will take to Gaza tons of aid supplies languishing in an Israeli port for two weeks since they were seized in a bloody sea confrontation, the Israeli military said Tuesday. Richard Miron, a spokesman for the U.N... Read More

UN chief moving ahead with probe of Israeli raid
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JERUSALEM - (AP) An Israeli official said Sunday that U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon is moving ahead with plans for an international commission to investigate Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla. Ban wants former New Zealand Prime Minister... Read More

IAEA chief focuses on Israel
Posted on 6 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

VIENNA - (AP) The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is asking for international input on an Arab-led push to have Israel join the Nonproliferation Treaty, in a move that adds to pressure on the Jewish state to disclose its unacknowledged nuclear arsenal... Read More

Israeli FM warns Palestinians not to declare state
Posted on 6 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JERUSALEM - (AP) Israel's hard-line foreign minister warned Palestinians on Tuesday against plans to unilaterally declare independence next year, saying such a move could prompt Israel to annex parts of the West Bank and annul past peace agreements... Read More

EU presses Israel to lift Gaza blockade
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JERUSALEM - (AP) The European Union pressed Israel Monday to lift the blockade of Gaza, deeming it "unacceptable" while the Israeli Cabinet approved an investigation into the deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in an effort to counter international... Read More

Gaza Mall sparks debate over Israeli blockade
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - (AP) Palestinians in this blockaded territory can now buy $80 bottles of perfume, Turkish-made suits and Israeli yogurt at the new Gaza Mall. But with only two floors of shops connected by a broken elevator and a staircase, Gaza's... Read More

Israel trying to limit diplomatic damage from raid
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JERUSALEM - (AP) In an attempt to limit the diplomatic damage from its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, Israel dropped plans Wednesday to prosecute dozens of pro-Palestinian activists, opting instead to deport them all immediately. The stunning... Read More