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  • December 21, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 21, 2012 | 12:40 am

    In-depth

    The fire is getting closer

    As Syria's rebels make significant ground against the Assad regime, writes the Economist, some in the West begin to worry the about the influence of the opposition's Islamist fighters. 

    Some European governments are pondering whether to...

  • Israel seizes pro-Palestinian activist ship off Gaza

    October 20, 2012 | 8:08 am

    The Israeli navy seized an international pro-Palestinian activist ship on the Mediterranean high seas on Saturday to prevent it breaching Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, a military spokeswoman said.

    She said no one was hurt when marines boarded the SV Estelle, a three-mast...

  • NGOs call on Israel to lift Gaza blockade

    June 14, 2012 | 1:50 pm

    Some 50 nongovernmental organizations called on Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip.

    “For over five years in Gaza, more than 1.6 million people have been under blockade in violation of international law,” the groups said in a petition issued Thursday. “More than half of...

  • Israeli navy intercepts Gaza-bound boats

    November 4, 2011 | 9:23 am

    The Israeli navy Friday boarded two boats carrying pro-Palestinian activists toward the Gaza Strip in a fresh challenge to Israel’s blockade of the Islamist-controlled territory.

    The military said in a statement that the Canadian “Tahrir” and Irish “Saoirse” vessels, which had 27...

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  • Westerwelle visits Gaza, refuses to meet Hamas

    November 8, 2010 | 10:57 am

    Germany’s foreign minister called on Israel to lift the blockade of Gaza and refused to meet with Hamas officials on a visit to the coastal strip.

    Guido Westerwelle crossed into Gaza from Israel during a visit to the region Monday.

    “The blockade of Gaza supports extremism and...

  • The history of economic sanctions shows Israel’s effort to strangle Hamas is fighting long odds.

    July 14, 2010 | 5:28 pm

    In the weeks since Israel’s lethally bungled raid on a boatload of protesters trying to bring humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, the Jewish state has come under tremendous pressure to lift its punishing blockade of the Palestinian enclave. Though they’ve recently announced a...

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