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Pro-Arab Israelis to meet ‘Flotilla of Women’ in Med to suggest sailing to Syria with aid


A group of sailors from southern Israel are planning their own flotilla to meet the pro-Hamas flotilla of women as it arrives, “If they want to talk about humanitarianism, they should sail to Syria and not Gaza. Gaza is not lacking for anything.”

By Hezki Baruch


A group of sailors from the South, including some who had been expelled from Gush Katif, are planning a flotilla in reaction to the “Women’s Flotilla” of left-wing activists to depart this week from Barcelona, Spain for Gaza.

The pro-Arab flotilla includes two boats on which hundreds of kilograms of humanitarian aid are packed. Continue Reading »

‘Women’s flotilla’ to Gaza blames Israel for boats’ delay


The entire flotilla of 2 small vessels, carrying a few dozen women who plan on breaching Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza, had their departure delayed by the police, and a bad engine.



The flotilla to Gaza, which was set to arrive in early October carrying 30 women from around the world on two ships, got off to a late start.

One of the ships, the Amal (Hope) was forced to turn back after facing engine trouble. The second ship, the Zaytouna (Olive), set off only late in the afternoon after being delayed for many hours by local Italian police. Continue Reading »

Flotilla of women set sail from Barcelona to Gaza


view videoFlotilla of 2 sail boats carrying approximately 20 women set sail from Barcelona hoping to breach Israel’s naval blockade on Gaza.

By Elad Benari


A new women’s flotilla aimed at violating the Israeli naval blockade on Gaza left on Wednesday from the Spanish city of Barcelona, Al Jazeera reported.

The 2 vessels of the Women’s Boat to Gaza “mission” launching from the Port of Barcelona.  – Photo: Womens Boat to Gaza website

Two sailing boats, Amal and Zaytouna, with 11 women on board each, sailed off under the banner “The Women’s Boat to Gaza”, according to the report.

The passengers include Swedish European Parliament Member Malin Bjork and Dr Fouzia Hassan of Malaysia. Continue Reading »

Barcelona telecom expo to host 150 Israeli companies


The Israel Export & Int’l Cooperation Institute’s pavilion will feature 140 of the 150 Israeli companies, and overall, one of every 13 booths will be represented by an Israeli telecom concern.

By Ilan Gattegno


Some 150 Israeli companies will be featured in the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, one of the world’s top telecom exhibitions. The Israeli companies make up the conference’s fourth-largest delegation, after the U.S., Britain and France.

One of every 13 booths in the Mobile World Congress will be hosted by an Israeli company [Illustrative] – Photo: Reuters

Scheduled to be held Feb. Continue Reading »