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Activists may ask International Criminal Court to investigate raid

The activists behind a Gaza-bound flotilla involved in a deadly Israeli raid told Need to Know on Monday that they may seek an investigation by the International Criminal Court.

New aid ship nears Gaza coast, as Israeli Navy trails closely behind

Sufi Yusoff of the Perdana Global Peace Organization told Need to Know early Saturday morning that she had spoken with the passengers aboard the Rachel Corrie, a new aid ship trying to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

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The impact of the Gaza blockade

Israel has come under intense pressure to end its blockade of Gaza. Need to Know takes a look at the blockade and its impact on the Palestinian people.

U.S. citizen among dead as witnesses recount Israeli raid

One of the nine activists killed in an Israeli raid on a flotilla of ships headed for Gaza this week was a dual citizen of Turkey and the United States.

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Activists mount new challenges to Israel as furor over raid continues

A second pro-Palestinian organization announced on Wednesday that it will send a flotilla of aid ships to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

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Another boat heads for Gaza, after deadly Israeli raid sparks outrage

Pro-Palestinian activists confirmed to Need to Know on Monday that they would send another boat to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza, after a deadly raid on the first flotilla sparked worldwide condemnation.

Deadly flotilla raid could pit Israel against Turkey, roiling region

The incident could have especially dire consequences for Israel’s relationship with Turkey, a major power in the region.

Israel raids Gaza-bound flotilla, killing nine and sparking outrage

Israeli commandos stormed a flotilla of pro-Palestinian activists attempting to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza early Monday morning, killing at least 10 people and sparking protests in Arab capitals across the world.

Activists sailing for Gaza anticipate confrontation with Israeli Navy

More than 700 international activists are speeding along the Mediterranean Sea from Turkey to the Gaza Strip, prepared for a stand-off with Israel.

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