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  • A Palestinian shepherd walks near the Jewish settlement of Revava, near the West Bank village of Salfit, on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. Danny Danon, a pro-settler lawmaker in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party, said on Saturday that settlers already have moved equipment into Revava and that activists would lay the cornerstone for a new neighborhood on Sunday, the last day of the Israeli construction slowdown. The activists planned additional construction Monday after the restrictions formally end. "Building will begin there tomorrow afternoon and continue there on Monday," Mr. Danon said. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)

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  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry (left), who is running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, greets Danny Danon (right), deputy speaker of the Israeli Knesset, as Rep. Robert Turner (center), New York Republican, applauds during a news conference in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Turkey did not sponsor Gaza flotilla

    The aid convoy for Gaza organized in May 2010 was a humanitarian initiative with people from more than 30 countries (including the United States and Israel) in ships sailing under the flags of several nations. While there were private Turkish citizens among participants, the flotilla was not organized or even encouraged by the Turkish government, as Danny Danon conjures without evidence ("Why Turkey should apologize to Israel," Commentary, Aug. 15). Quite the contrary.

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