Israel to Release Activists Held From Flotilla

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Within 48 hours, Israel will release all foreigners aboard the flotilla that was stormed by Israeli soldiers Monday (an act that sparked fierce international debate), according to the Israeli prime minster’s office. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Interior Minister Eli Yishai has been given the order to deport the detainees immediately, and will begin the process Tuesday night. [CNN]