Topic: Jacob Turkel
An Israeli investigation into last year's Gaza flotilla raid reinforces the government's position in a spat with Turkey that has brought bilateral ties between two US allies to the breaking point.
01/23/2011 02:40 pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday told the Turkel Commission that force was necessary in Israel's Gaza flotilla raid that killed eight Turks and one Turkish-American.
08/10/2010 01:27 pm
The UN inquiry into Israel's Gaza flotilla raid, which left 8 Turks and one Turkish-American dead, opens today. Analysts say incentives are strong for both Turkey and Israel to repair their tattered alliance.
08/10/2010 11:13 am
Israeli military inquiry looked into the May 31 Gaza flotilla raid by Israeli navy commandos and found, despite operational mistakes, there was no wrongdoing or negligence. Nine Turkish activists died in the raid.
07/12/2010 04:14 pm
Israel opened a limited investigation into the legality of its raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. Irish and Canadian observers will participate. Israel and the US hope the move will reduce the country's international isolation, but critics say plan doesn't go far enough.
06/14/2010 01:33 pm