Flotilla

  • UK queen leads 1,000strong jubilee flotilla June 3, 2012

    London: The River Thames became a royal highway on Sunday, as Queen Elizabeth II led a motley but majestic flotilla of more than 1,000 vessels in a waterborne pageant to mark her Diamond Jubilee. In a colorful salute to the island nation's maritime past, an armada of skiffs and sailboats, rowboats...
  • Israel justifies flotilla raid, Gaza blockade January 24, 2011

    Jerusalem: Israel's deadly commando raid on a Gazabound flotilla that sparked global condemnation and its naval blockade of the coastal strip were on Sunday described as legal under international law by an Israeli probe and cleared the soldiers involved in the operation. The Turkel Committee report said Israel's actions had "the...
  • Israelis using my credit card: flotilla detainee June 11, 2010

    Jerusalem: An Italian journalist who was detained by the Israeli forces following the raid on the Gaza bound aid ship has alleged that his credit card was used to purchase items after it was confiscated by authorities. Manolo Luppichini was aboard the Sfintoni8000, one of the smaller boats in the flotilla,...
  • Now Iran plans to send aid ships to Gaza June 8, 2010

    The Iranian Red Crescent Society will send supplies to the blockedoff Gaza territory via Egypt. ...