Netanyahu praises Israeli troops after Gaza border clashes  leaves 16 Palestinians dead
US President Barack Obama Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen here, -- after years of frosty personal relations --- clashed over the agreement that would give Iran sanctions relief in return for curbs on its nuclear program (AFP Photo/Mandel Ngan)

Netanyahu praises Israeli troops after Gaza border clashes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday praised troops for "guarding the country's borders" after a mass Gaza frontier protest led to clashes that left 16 Palestinians dead. "Well done to our soldiers," he wrote in a statement.