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Swedish FM cancels Israel trip amid tensions between nations

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on September 5, 2009

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has cancelled a planned trip to Israel this Friday, against the background of Israeli anger at the Swedish government’s refusal to condemn an article in a Swedish newspaper accusing IDF soldiers of killing Palestinians and harvesting their organs.

For full article, visit http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1251804496582

Spanish prosecution: Freeze war crimes probe against Israeli officials

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 2, 2009

Spanish prosecutors have asked a Madrid judge to suspend an investigation of seven Israeli officials over a 2002 bombing in Gaza that killed Hamas militant Salah Shehadeh and 14 others, including nine children.

For full article, visit http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1076021.html