Monday, May 31, 2010

Fallout From The Israeli Raid On A Flotilla of Aid Ships Continues

UN Security Council Holds Emergency Session On Israeli Raid -- Voice of America

The U.N. Security Council met in emergency session Monday on how to respond after Israeli commandos intercepted a ship carrying humanitarian aid in international waters and killed at least nine pro-Palestinian activists.

The 15-member council convened an emergency session at the request of members Lebanon and Turkey.

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who traveled from South America for the meeting, criticized Israel, calling the Israeli Defense Forces' actions "tantamount to banditry and piracy."

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More News On Today's Israeli Raid On 6 Aid Ships

UN members decry Israeli raid on Gaza aid flotilla -- BBC
Turkey urges U.N. Security Council to condemn Israeli attack on aid flotilla -- Washington Post
Israel flotilla raid deals a blow to ties with Turkey -- L.A. Times
Israel criticized over raid on Gaza flotilla -- L.A. Times
World reaction to Israel after raid on aid flotilla mostly negative -- CNN
Bloody Israeli raid on flotilla sparks crisis -- Yahoo News/AP
At least nine dead as Israeli commandos storm Gaza aid fleet -- Yahoo News/AFP
Thousands protest flotilla deaths, clashes in Athens -- Reuters
Protests erupt across the world after Israeli raid -- Yahoo News/AFP
Analysis: High-seas raid deepens Israeli isolation -- Yahoo News/AP
Israeli Raid Complicates U.S. Ties and Push for Peace -- New York Times
Analysis: Condemnation of Israeli assault complicates relations with U.S. -- Washington Post
US expects 'credible' Israeli probe into ship raid -- AFP
The Israeli Attack -- Joe Klein, Time Magazine
How the flotilla bound for Gaza Strip sailed into death at sea -- Times Online

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