Israel defends attack on aid flotilla

GENEVA - Israel’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva said his country had the right to attack any vessel attempting to breach the maritime blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip.

Palestinians take up flotilla attack with UN rights council

GENEVA - The Palestinian delegation to Geneva asked the UN Human Rights Council Monday to hold a special meeting on the Israeli pre-dawn raid of a flotilla of international political activists bringing aid to the Gaza Strip.

Israeli commandos storm aid flotilla, killing 9 and sparking protests