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US Navy ship fires at boat off UAE coast

July 17th, 2012 Comments off

At least one person died when a US Navy ship Monday fired at a small boat off the coast of the UAE after it ignored the warnings and came too close. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel re-supply ship, …
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US ship ‘fires at boat in Gulf’

July 16th, 2012 Comments off

A US Navy ship fired on a boat that ignored warnings off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, US officials say, with one person reported killed.
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Gay Love Boat

July 4th, 2012 Comments off
A Holland America all-gay cruise ship with 2,100 passengers aboard was turned away from Morocco over the weekend, Reuters reports.  The ship docked Sunday in Malaga, Spain, after the travel organizers said Moroccan authorities prohibited the ship from docking in Casablanca.”

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Asad ship sinking

May 25th, 2012 Comments off
In Nasrallah’s remarks, there is a clear change in Party’s rhetoric no Syria: it is now less enthusiastic and provocative in its championing of the repressive regime. 

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Lebanon holds ‘Syria arms ship’

April 29th, 2012 Comments off

Lebanon’s navy is holding a ship it says was carrying a large consignment of arms and ammunition thought to be destined for Syrian rebels.
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Syria rebels ‘in seaborne attack’

April 28th, 2012 Comments off

Syria reportedly repels a sea raid by rebel fighters as Lebanon intercepts a ship carrying weapons it says were bound for opposition fighters.
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That German ship with Iranian weapons

April 25th, 2012 Comments off
Don sent me this:  “After the whole world reported on the German Ship that IS carrying Iranian (or were it Russian?) weapons for Syria, it was all a farce.  No weapons were found at all and all papers were correct. The Atlantic Cruiser is continuing its trip.  Der Spiegel reports on who seemingly brought up the story first: “After Syrian opposition members had strongly warned the shipping company that there were weapons on board of the ship for the regime of the Syrian dictator Bashar alAssad, the company had stopped the freighter and then immediately diverted it to Turkey. The opposition group, which called themselves “Syrian revolution Naval Forces” had threatened the shipping company and downright announced plans to sink the freighter at the planned entry into the Syrian port of Tartus.””

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France sentences 3 in absentia in 1988 ship attack (AP)

March 2nd, 2012 Comments off

AP – Three men suspected of belonging to a radical Palestinian group were convicted in absentia and sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday for their roles in a gun and grenade attack on a Greek cruise ship more than two decades ago.
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Israel says Turkish ship move "harsh and serious" (Reuters)

September 9th, 2011 Comments off

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu arrive at a ceremony in Ankara, September 6, 2011. REUTERS/Umit BektasReuters – A senior Israeli official on Friday called Turkey’s announcement that Turkish warships would escort any future convoys to the Gaza Strip as “harsh and serious” but said Israel wanted to avoid a war of words with its former ally.

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Israel firm on no apology to Turkey for ship raid (Reuters)

August 17th, 2011 Comments off

Cruise liner Mavi Marmara is pictured under maintenance in a shipyard in Istanbul May 30, 2011. REUTERS/Osman OrsalReuters – Israel will stick to its refusal to apologize to Turkey for killing nine of its citizens on a Gaza-bound ship, an Israeli official said on Wednesday, entrenching a position that Ankara said would kill any prospects for reconciliation.

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