5 articles tagged "Israeli naval commandos"
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Hamas missiles strike Israeli population
First Hamas rocket hits Nahariya. All parts of Israel within range from Gaza on Day Six of IDF operation
DEBKAfile Special Report July 13, 2014

Nahariya, a small resort town near the Lebanese border, Sunday, July 13, had the unwanted distinction of becoming the northernmost Israeli town to be hit by a Hamas rocket 172 km away from Gaza, after taking Hizballah Katyushas in past conflicts. debkafile minimizes the prospect of a truce for now, due to the factors in play. Resuscitating the 2012 is not on because the lead players are departed or have lost their clout. Israel will stop bombing only when Hamas stops shooting. And Hamas believes it is on a roll.

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The KLOS C vessel carrying a secret Iranian cargo of missiles
First US-Israeli intelligence collaboration in four years against an Iranian military target: Iranian missile ship
DEBKAfile Special Report March 5, 2014

White House spokesman Jay Carney stated openly Wednesday, March 5, that US intelligence services and military had worked with Israel to track the Iranian Panama-flagged ship KLOS C, which was apprehended by Israeli naval commandos on the Red Sea earlier that day, carrying missiles for Gaza via Sudan. debkafile: This was the first time in four years that the US and Israel collaborated in an operation against Iran - ever since the Stuxnet virus attack in 2010 on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Both are braced for a swift and stinging Iranian reprisal.

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Pro-Palestinian flotilla armed with chemical weapons
Flotilla extremists have poison chemicals for Israeli troops
DEBKAfile Special Report June 28, 2011

Contrary to the purportedly peaceful nature of the flotilla setting out this week to break Israel's Gaza blockade, Israeli intelligence sources reported Monday, June 27, that some activists are extremists willing to forcibly resist efforts to intercept their boats and kill Israeli servicemen coming on board.
Senior officials in Jerusalem who briefed reporters Monday night reported information received that the organizers of the flotilla had laid in a store of poisoned chemicals for this purpose.

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Heavy mortar shell in A.S. Victoria weapons cargo
Israeli navy intercepts vessel carrying arms delivered by Iranian warships
DEBKAfile Special Report March 15, 2011

Israeli Navy commandos intercepted the German-owned A.S. Victoria Tuesday, March 15 about 320 kilometers off Israel's Mediterranean coast on its way from the Turkish port of Mercin to Egypt.
The Liberian-flagged vessel was carrying a large consignment of weapons bound for the Palestinian Hamas in the Gaza Strip. debkafile reports the Victoria  collected the weapons at the Syrian port of Latakia, where they had been offloaded by the two Iranian warships which transited the Suez Canal February 22.

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Turkish activists were fully prepared, Israel troops not
Why was Israeli raider force unprepared for violent resistance?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 31, 2010

Released finally 12 hours after the event, IDF video shots do not show how soldiers armed with paint balls and pistols managed to kill 9 pro-Palestinian activists (Ankara claims 15 Turkish dead) and injure at least 34 aboard the Turkish Marmora. Of 6 injured soldiers, two are in critical condition. Prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, who is flying straight home from Canada, will have to fill in the gaps left by his official spokesmen.

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