9 Die as Israelis Halt Aid Flotilla, Sink Obama Meeting

When Israeli commandos rappelled onto a flotilla of aid ships that were trying to break its Gaza embargo, they descended into a battle zone that left nine people dead and 30 injured, including several Israeli soldiers. The violent confrontation also triggered a diplomatic firestorm and angry protests erupted in a dozen countries. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was in Canada on his way to a White House meeting on Tuesday, canceled the meeting with President Obama. The two...Full Story
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