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IDF stops boat seeking to break Gaza blockade

Boat with 8 people on board intercepted attempting to breach naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

IDF stops boat seeking to break Gaza blockade

Watch: This is how Hamas exploited the flotilla participants

Fishing boat that tried to break naval blockade on Gaza included mainly sick and disabled people, who were even treated by the IDF.

Watch: This is how Hamas exploited the flotilla participantsplayer

Greenblatt: Hamas cynically risking lives

U.S. special envoy blasts Hamas ahead of a planned attempt to breach Israel’s naval blockade on Gaza.

Greenblatt: Hamas cynically risking lives

Gazans to try to breach Israeli naval blockade

Palestinian Arabs in Gaza announce plans to breach Israel's blockade by boat.

Gazans to try to breach Israeli naval blockade

EU diplomats demand Israel lift Gaza blockade

More than 20 senior European diplomats call on Israel to end its naval blockade of Gaza, which a UN team has said is legal.

EU diplomats demand Israel lift Gaza blockade

Women's flotilla to try to reach Gaza on Wednesday

Women's flotilla to try to reach Gaza in a bid to break Israel’s naval blockade.

Women's flotilla to try to reach Gaza on Wednesday

Women's flotilla sets sail for Gaza

Two sailing boats carrying approximately 20 women set sail from Barcelona in an attempt to breach Israel's naval blockade on Gaza.

Women's flotilla sets sail for Gaza

Women's flotilla to set sail in September

Latest attempt to break Israel's naval blockade on Gaza will include 25 women, including parliamentarians.

Women's flotilla to set sail in September or October

Turkey: Israel agreed to a Gaza seaport

A leader of Turkish ruling party says in normalization talks Israel agreed to lift naval blockade on Hamas enclave, and compensate Marmara.

Turkish official: Israel agreed to a Gaza seaport

German Double Standard: Blockade OK, Not in Israel

Poll of Germans finds that while 52% would support German naval blockade against hostile terror org, only 30% back Israel's.

German Double Standard: Naval Blockade OK for Us, Not Israel

UN Blames Israeli Blockade for Slow Reconstruction

Despite Hamas being more intent on restocking terror arsenal than reconstruction, new UN peace envoy says Israel must stop blockade.

UN Blames Israeli Blockade for Slow Gaza Reconstruction

Iran Readies for War, Raises Security Level

As Iranian gears up for a possible showdown with Saudi Arabia over Yemen, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei dismissed what “American threats."

Iran Readies for War, Raises Security Level

Poll: Palestinians Back Rocket Fire

Most Palestinian Arabs would favor resuming rocket fire at Israel if it does not lift its Gaza blockade, finds new survey.

Poll: Palestinians Back Rocket Fire if Blockade Not Lifted

'Gaza's Ark' Sunk by Mysterious Explosion

'Protest' boat meant to breach Israeli naval blockade of Gaza partially sunk by blast, organizers accuse Israel of 'sabotage.'

'Gaza's Ark' Protest Ship Sunk by Mysterious Explosion

Navy Destroys Smuggling Ships Bound for Gaza

Palestinian Arabs claimed the ships were carrying cigarettes - but cigarettes don't explode from gunfire.

Navy Vessels Destroy Smuggling Ships Bound for Gaza

'Reverse Flotilla' Launched, Fails

Much-hyped Gaza 'reverse flotilla' launch against Israeli naval blockade falls short; Gaza spokespeople use opportunity for publicity.

'Reverse Flotilla' Launched, Fails

Haniyeh: PA Arabs Won't Recognize Israel

Gaza's premier says that neither the "siege" nor the wars will convince Arabs to recognize Israel.

Haniyeh: PA Arabs Won't Recognize Israel

Ashton Calls on Israel to End Gaza 'Siege'

EU foreign policy chief calls for a relief of the Israeli naval blockade on Gaza, ignores the ongoing transfer of goods into the region.

Ashton Calls on Israel to End Gaza 'Siege'

Gantz: Israelis Rely on Us to Keep Passover Safe

Those sitting and celebrating Passover rely on the IDF to keep them safe, says Chief of Staff.

Gantz: Israelis Rely on Us to Keep Passover Safe