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A day before the release of the anticipated official release of a UN report into last year’s raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), Turkey has expelled Israel’s ambassador and suspended military agreements between the countries, announced Ahmet Davutoglu, the Turkish foreign minister on Friday during a news conference. (more…)

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The flotilla of aid-carrying ships that left Cyprus on Sunday was attacked by Israeli commandos off the coast of the Gaza Strip early on Monday, killing nine people on board.

Dozens of others were injured (photo, from aljazeera.net) when troops raided the convoy of six ships, dubbed the Freedom Flotilla. (more…)

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A flotilla of aid ships bound for the Gaza Strip has left Cyprus, organisers say. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk)

Around 5am local time (2am GMT), five ships left the island and they are expected to reach Gazan waters late on Sunday afternoon. (more…)

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