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. A statement from Sarkozy's
office says he...
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 Geoffrey Palmer, a maritime law
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 on Gaza.
Turkey, the most important...
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 criticism.
EU members met in Luxembourg...
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. Mideast envoy, confirmed the deal. The military said...
(AP) - Israel's military prosecutor dropped a manslaughter charge against a
soldier initially suspected of killing a Palestinian woman and her daughter
during Israel's war against Gaza militants nearly four years ago, a defense
attorney said Sunday. The former infantry sergeant...