Illegal Flotilla Approaches Gaza, Stopped by IDF

“Ah, Those who call evil good And good evil; Who present darkness as light And light as darkness; Who present bitter as sweet And sweet as bitter!” Isaiah 5:20 (The Israel Bible™). 

The lead ship of a three-ship flotilla was stopped by the IDF as it approached the shores of Gaza in an attempt to challenge the security blockade Israel has established. The flotilla left Palermo, Italy July 21 and the lead ship, Al Awda, sailing under a Norwegian flag, was stopped on Sunday afternoon by the IDF. A small amount of medical supplies was on board, though humanitarian aid including medical supplies is permitted to pass through the border crossings connecting Gaza to Israel. There were 22 people from several different countries on board Al Awda and a total of 40 people onboard all the vesselsThe second boat is still several days from reaching its destination. Read More:



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: