Tag Archives: blockade

The Woes of the Women’s Flotillette to Gaza

We thought that the ridiculous flotillas to Gaza had come to an end after Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza was declared legal by the UN itself. But we were wrong. The latest stunt is a women’s flotilla, henceforth named by … Continue reading

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Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … Continue reading

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Flotilla fools’ follies fizzle and flop

Summer time, and the sailing is easy (to paraphrase the song). As was pointed out on Twitter: Another #foolishFlotilla has come to an end. Why do they always happen during the best cruising weather? — Margie in Tel Aviv (@MargieInTelAviv) … Continue reading

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About those terror tunnels, and how Hamas used child labour to build them

The whole world has heard by now of the huge underground city known as the Hamas terror tunnels, a network of which has been dug to emerge within Israeli kibbutzim and towns around Gaza, besides other tunnels which are “only” … Continue reading

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Surprise! Finnish “aid” ship to Gaza was carrying no aid at all

Israeli Navy soldiers yesterday boarded the one-boat “flotilla” trying to break the blockade of Gaza and bring humanitarian aid to the area, and found- to no one’s surprise – no aid for Gaza. Israeli Navy soldiers seized control of the … Continue reading

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