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  • Israeli commandos clash with Hamas gunmen in Gaza raid

    July 12, 2014 | 9:07 pm

    Israeli navy commandos clashed with Hamas gunmen during a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the first such gunfight of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian rocket fire.

    The Israeli force was attacking a site in northern Gaza used...

  • 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...

  • U.N. experts say Israel’s blockade of Gaza illegal

    September 13, 2011 | 6:32 pm

    Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip violates international law, a panel of human rights experts reporting to a U.N. body said on Tuesday, disputing a conclusion reached by a separate U.N. probe into Israel’s raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship.

    The so-called Palmer Report on the...

  • Activists, Israeli Navy prepare for flotilla bound for Gaza

    June 28, 2011 | 10:23 am

    Israel’s Navy is preparing to intercept the pro-Palestinian flotilla due to set sail for the Gaza Strip from Mediterranean ports later this week.

    Commandos from the Israeli Navy’s elite Shayetet 13 unit have spent weeks preparing to stop the flotilla from reaching Gaza, including...