Turkey rejects Israeli compensation for Mavi Marmara, blames Israel for stalemate

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Says Israel must admit raid was wrongful act, lift Gaza blockade before talks can resume … [Read more...]

Israel, Turkey to exchange ambassadors after talks

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 Compensation deal with families of 'Mavi Marmara' victims expected shortly … [Read more...]

Turkish families reject Israel compensation talks

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Relatives of those killed on ‘Mavi Marmara’ won’t drop lawsuits, demand Gaza blockade end … [Read more...]

Turkish flotilla activists won’t drop charges, despite Israeli apology

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Meeting over compensation to victims postponed, because Erdogan will be away … [Read more...]

The unmentioned factor behind Turkey’s turn toward Israel

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Ankara had many reasons to restore ties with Jerusalem, but foremost among them: Iran … [Read more...]

Israel, Turkey to normalize ties, after Netanyahu apologizes for flotilla deaths

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Erdogan accepts apology as Obama brokers reconciliation minutes before leaving Israel … [Read more...]

Ex-Bush aide: Olmert bombed Syria despite US diplomacy

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JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—A former aide to US president George W. Bush has come to the defense of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s decision-making process in the Mavi Marmara affair, as … [Read more...]

Comptroller slams Netanyahu, Barak over Turkish flotilla incident

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JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss on Wednesday published his long-awaited report on the May 31, 2010 Gaza blockade-running attempt by a Turkish ship that resulted in … [Read more...]

Turkey behind Israel’s exclusion from counterterror meet

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JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—The Foreign Ministry on Monday denied reports that the US blocked Israel’s participation in counterterrorism conference in Istanbul last week. Instead, the Israeli … [Read more...]

Turkey indicts four Israeli commanders for ‘Mavi Marmara’ raid

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  ANKARA (JWN and agencies)—A Turkish prosecutor on Wednesday indicted four former senior Israel Defense Forces officers for their role in the seizure of a Turkish ship trying to run … [Read more...]

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