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On Wednesday, Dec. 25, a Turkish court rejected a claim for compensation from the state of Israel by the relatives of a man who...
Kerry showed Ankara how much the Boston Marathon bombings affected him. Now he understands why Turks are angry at Israel for the Mavi Mamara flotilla clash. Go figure.
John Kerry, you owe the nation of Israel and the army of Israel an apology.
Turkey and Israel once were good friends until Erdogan went berserk when Israel defended itself against Gaza missiles and then Turkish terrorists. But the Iranian threat has a way of uniting old friends.
When Israel uses Western culture to win over Arabs, its collective cheek gets smacked. Example: After Netanyahu apologized for soldiers defending themselves, their IHH attackers said they will sue.
The convoy which seeks to breach the legal Israeli blockade of Gaza, was organized by the IHH. The IHH claims to be a humanitarian agency, but is described by experts as a radical Islamist terrorism financing organization.
What will Israel get in return for Netanyahu’s apologizing to Turkey for IDF soldiers defending their lives? A former senior adviser to Hamas says Abbas may visit Gaza with Erdogan.
Perhaps these seeming word games and niceties are beyond the interest or comprehension of many people, but everyone involved directly on this issue knows exactly what is happening.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman told Turkish journalists that Israel has "no reason to apologize" for the Mavi Marmara incident. In a meeting on Sunday...
There is good reason to think that the Mavi Marmara affair was orchestrated at the highest levels of the Turkish government, in order to embarrass Israel and to weaken, if not break, the blockade. And in this it was successful, insofar as the US response was to force Israel to weaken the embargo on goods into Gaza, ending Israel’s attempt to bring down the Hamas regime by economic means.
Turkey will block Israel from participating in a NATO summit next month because the Jewish state has not responded for the killing of Turks who attacked Israeli naval officers boarding the illegal flotilla Mavi Marmara in May 2010.
A career officer is suspended by the IDF and his career may be in ruins because the ISM manipulated a video to once again defame the IDF. But ISM activists do more than just abuse free speech to interfere with the IDF, nor are they starry-eyed pacifists. They represent a definite security risk to Israel and are documented terrorist confederates.
The drill, called "Noble Dina", will continue through April 5, and will also include the U.S. Sixth Fleet. It is aimed at simulating submarine combat, airborne dogfights, as well as coordinating the defense of offshore natural gas platforms.
More than anything else, the likes of Arab MKs Hanin Zoabi and Ahmed Tibi frame the tension of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state in stark terms, and reveal what is in store for the country should it shift more towards modern liberal democracy and away from a state that reflects a Jewish character culturally and politically.
The history of reporting by UN frameworks on human rights in Israel has been characterized by biased mandates, false and unverifiable allegations, double standards and hypocrisy.