Blockade
A blockade is an effort to cut off supplies, war material or communications from a particular area by force, either in part or totally. A blockade should not be confused with an embargo or sanctions, ...
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Spain ‘Issues Arrest Warrant’ For Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest wa...
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Siege of Vienna
The Siege of Vienna in 1529 was the first attempt by the Ottoman Empire, led by Suleiman the Magnificent, to capture the city of Vienna, Austria. The siege signalled the pinnacle of the Ottoman Empire...
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Assault on Cadiz (1797)
The Assault on Cadiz was a part of a protracted naval blockade of the Spanish port of Cadiz by the Royal Navy, which comprised the siege and the shelling of the city as well as an amphibious assault o...
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Blockade of Germany (1939-1945)
The Blockade of Germany (1939–1945) also known as the Economic War, was carried out during the Second World War by Great Britain, France in order to restrict the supplies of minerals, metals, food an...
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Berlin Blockade
The Berlin Blockade (1 April 1948 – 12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post–World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blo...
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Blockade of the Gaza Strip
The blockades of the Gaza Strip refers to a land, air, and sea blockade on the Gaza Strip by Israel from 2007 to present. Egypt has also kept its border with Gaza mostly sealed. After the 2005 disenga...
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No-fly zone
A no-fly zone (or no-flight zone) (NFZ) is a territory or an area over which aircraft are not permitted to fly. Such zones are usually set up in a military context, somewhat like a demilitarized zone ...
Blockade runner
A blockade runner is usually a lighter-weight ship used for evading a naval blockade of a port or strait, as opposed to confronting the blockaders to break the blockade. Very often blockade running is...
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Gaza flotilla raid
33°34′02″E / 32.64113°N 33.56727°E / 32.64113; 33.56727 The Gaza flotilla raid was a military operation by Israel against six civilian ships of the "Gaza Freedom Flotilla" on ...
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Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
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Spain ‘Issues Arrest Warrant’ For Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest wa...
British ground forces in the Falklands War
This is a list of the ground forces from the United Kingdom that took part in the Falklands War. For a list of ground forces from Argentina, see Argentine ground forces in the Falklands War
The la...
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Shalheveth Freier
Shalheveth Freier (1920, Germany – 27 November 1995, Israel).Born in Germany; during World War II fled Germany and served with the British Army. He served in Africa and participated in the liberation ...
Shmuel Tankus
Aluf (Major General) Shmuel "Shmulik" Tankus (Hebrew: שמואל טנקוס‎‎; 14 November 1914 – 4 March 2012) was the fifth commander of the Israeli Navy, serving from 30 June 1954 until...
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Yossi Harel
Yossi Harel (Hebrew: יוסי הראל‎) (January 4, 1918 – April 26, 2008), born Yosef Hamburger, was the supervisor of the Exodus 1947 operation and a leading member of the Israeli intelligence co...
Gaza Strip smuggling tunnel
The Gaza Strip smuggling tunnels are passages that have been dug under the Philadelphi Corridor, a narrow strip of land, 14 km (8.699 miles) in length, situated along the border between Gaza Stri...
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Mordechai Bibi
Mordechai Bibi (Hebrew: מרדכי ביבי‎, born 1 July 1922) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Ahdut HaAvoda and its successors between 1959 and 1974.
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Struma disaster
The Struma disaster was the sinking in February 1942 of a ship, MV Struma, that had been trying to take several hundred Jewish refugees from Axis-allied Romania to Mandatory Palestine. She was a ...
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Srebrenica massacre
The Srebrenica massacre, also known as the Srebrenica genocide (Bosnian: Genocid u Srebrenici), was the genocidal killing, in July 1995, of more than 8,000 Bosniaks, mainly men and boys, in and ar...
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Operation Odyssey Dawn
Operation Odyssey Dawn was the U.S. code name for the American role in the international military operation in Libya to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 during the initial perio...
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2011 military intervention in Libya
On 19 March 2011, a multi-state coalition began a military intervention in Libya to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973. The United Nations Intent and Voting was to have "an imme...
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Goods allowed or banned for import into Gaza
Import of goods into the Gaza Strip is limited as part of the 2007–present blockade of the Gaza Strip imposed by Israel and Egypt. Israel allows limited humanitarian supplies from aid organizations in...
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Operation Mobile
Operation Mobile was the name given to Canadian Forces activities in the 2011 military intervention in Libya. The United States' counterpart to this was Operation Odyssey Dawn, the French counterpart ...
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Blockade of Veracruz
The Blockade of Veracruz was a conflict during the Mexican-American War.The blockade of Veracruz was extremely important in the Mexican-American War in stopping the trade of contraband.Secretary of th...
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