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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

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

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

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

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