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Daybreak: Sanctions Vote Tomorrow?

Plus reverse flotillas, and more in the news

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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today.(Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

• Tomorrow will likely see the postponed U.N. Security Council vote on the additional Iran sanctions, which at least before the flotilla received support from all five permanent members. [Laura Rozen]

• While opposing the blockade, the Palestinian Authority wishes Turkey would cease propping Hamas up and wants to be involved in the opening of Gaza’s border with Egypt. [JPost]

• At least two Israel groups are planning “reverse flotillas,” in which members would sail to Turkey to bring humanitarian aid to Turkish Kurds and Turkish Armenians. [JPost]

• Israel requested increased weapons purchases from the United States, including a boosting of its emergency stores. [Haaretz]

• A special report reveals just how Iran uses shell companies and the like to ship cargo in violation of sanctions. [NYT]

• Richard Cohen explains what the big deal over Helen Thomas’s comments was all about. [WP]

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