Despite Israel’s black propaganda, Turkish press unites against Israel

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Turkish press unites against Israel

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Israel’s attack Monday on the humanitarian aid flotilla traveling to Gaza dominates the headlines of the Turkish print media Tuesday, competing only with a PKK assault on Turkish soldiers in İskenderun. Every publication, from the extreme right to the extreme left, blames Israel for its unlawful act, while some posit a link between the two attacks

Turkey wants US condemnation of Israeli raid

from Yahoo news
Turkey demanded on Tuesday that the United States condemn the deadly Israeli raid on an aid flotilla headed to the Gaza Strip that ended with Israeli soldiers killing nine activists.
Turkey Growing More Assertive amid Fallout from Israeli High-Seas Raid
?Turkey has gradually been losing one of the most significant leverages that it was using in the Arab world,? said Ozcan, the Bilgi University expert.

Is Netanyahu a crypto-mullah?

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
Eventually, the state of Israel did something so shocking that even Iran’s President Ahmadinejad spoke sensibly, saying, ‘Israel’s actions illustrate its weakness.’

Israel Faces Pressure on Gaza After Raid

The day after a raid that left nine activists dead,Egypt reopened its border with Gaza to allow aid to flow through, and activists said they had sent another ship toward the area.

Shame on you, Israel!

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
Despite all the uncertainties, mainly due to an Israeli media blackout, the bloody interception of the aid flotilla looks like, as a British paper put it, ‘a disastrous own goal.’

Israel’s Flotilla Raid Shows Weak Espionage

from Newsweek International Editions – Top News

Where Israel was once fleet and subtle, the flotilla raid is just the latest indication it has become clumsy and noisy.

Deadly Israeli Raid Draws Condemnation

from NYT > Turkey by By ISABEL KERSHNER
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel canceled his plans for meeting with President Obama after a raid on ships carrying supplies for Gaza left nine people dead.

Amateur hour at the Israeli Foreign Ministry

from FP Passport by Blake Hounshell

All things considered, Israeli officials seem relatively happy with the diplomatic support they’ve been getting from the Obama administration, and have taken to the phones to express their appreciation for U.S. help in batting back a Turkish-led bid to censure Israel via the U.N. Security Council.

UN condemns Israel raid on aid flotilla, Andrea Glioti

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Andrea Glioti

After ten hours of negotiations, the UN Security Council called on Israel to liberate immediately the aid-flotilla?s ships and activists, while stressing the need for impartial investigations into the events of 31 May. The Israeli Defence Force (IDF) is responsible for the killing of at least ten civilians and the injury of dozens on board the Freedom Flotilla during the attack, launched on the aid convoy in international waters 65km off the Gaza shores. The six ships seized by the Israeli army were aiming to deliver 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid to the blockaded population of Gaza.

EU statement on Gaza flotilla

by Grahnlaw

Yesterday, 31 May 2010, the EU high representative Catherine Ashton issued a statement on behalf of the EU on the Israeli military operation against the flotilla heading for Gaza, but seized by the Israeli Defense Forces:

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