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Israel parliament to choose new president on June 10

Israeli lawmakers will elect a successor to outgoing President Shimon Peres on June 10, parliamentary speaker Yuli Edelstein told reporters on Monday. Edelstein's announcement marks the official start of the race for the position, which has been held……

Israeli probe: Gaza flotilla raid was ‘legal’

JERUSALEM — An Israeli probe ruled Sunday that a deadly May 2010 raid on a flotilla of Gaza-bound aid ships, which killed nine Turkish activists and soured ties with Ankara, did not violate international law. However, a Turkish probe into the incident, which also released its preliminary findings Sunday, ruled…