A tenth Turkish civilian has died after a four-year coma. He was shot in the head by Israeli commandos who raided the Mavi Marmara humanitarian aid boat in May 2010. Read more about Turkish court issues "historic" arrest warrants for Israeli army commanders
Israel media report that the head of the Turkish charity that sponsored the Mavi Marmara is being probed for Al-Qaida ties by Turkish authorities. But there are good reasons to be very skeptical about these reports. Read more about Is head of Turkey charity IHH that sponsored Mavi Marmara really being probed for Al-Qaida funding?
Two activists have filed a war crimes complaint with federal prosecutors in Belgium, against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other officials. Hajar Moumni and Muhammad Najar allege they were detained, mistreated, beaten and harshly interrogated when they took part in the “Welcome to Palestine” solidarity fly-in last summer, Belgian media have reported. Read more about Two Belgians file war crimes complaint against Israeli leaders over "flytilla" abuse
Streisand and former Israeli military Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi — commander of Israel’s attacks on Gaza in 2008-09 — raise money for occupation soldiers this week in LA. Read more about Barbra Streisand to perform at Los Angeles fundraiser for Israeli military
Cable released by WikiLeaks hints that Israel wants to take part in NATO’s future wars. Read more about NATO mulls marriage with Israel
No doubt, Greece’s refusal to allow the Freedom Flotilla II to set sail for Gaza was partly the result of pressure — and possibly even financial blackmail — from the US and Israel. Nonetheless, it was not an isolated occurrence but the logical consequence of a process that was already underway. David Cronin analyzes for The Electronic Intifada. Read more about How Greece abandoned Palestine
Final preparations are underway for the next big flotilla to Gaza, which is scheduled to occur in late June. The US Boat to Gaza will take part in the largest planned fleet yet, with an estimated 1,000 passengers from an array of countries collaborating to break Israel’s blockade. Read more about US activists prepare to break Israel's blockade on Gaza