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  • Israel goes to U.N. in effort to halt Gaza-bound ship

    October 18, 2012 | 8:16 am

    Israel asked the United Nations to stop a Swedish-owned ship carrying human rights activists from attempting to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza.

    Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, called the ship Estelle a "provocation" that "raises tensions and could...

  • Israeli soldier jailed for stealing from Marmara

    October 18, 2010 | 10:29 am

    An Israeli soldier who stole electronic equipment from an intercepted ship bound for Gaza was sentenced to jail.

    The soldier was sentenced under a plea bargain Monday by an Israeli military court to five months in jail. He also was fined and demoted for removing the items from the...

  • Turkish group ready for new flotilla

    June 16, 2010 | 3:20 pm

    A Turkish humanitarian group that purportedly has ties to terrorism said it will send another flotilla to break the Gaza blockade.

    Representatives of the Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation, or IHH, said Wednesday during a news conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg...