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  10/15/2012, Tishrei 29, 5773

PA Calls for Int'l Protection for Finnish Flotilla

On Sunday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) called for international forces to protect a boat carrying pro-PA activists trying to break Israel's naval blockade on Gaza.

Hamas has urged the world to respond to the Finnish-flagged boat, Estelle, by pressuring Israel to end its blockade on Gaza, Xinhua has reported.