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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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 ...
British naval forces in the Falklands War
This is a list of the naval forces from the United Kingdom that took part in the Falklands War. For a list of naval forces from Argentina, see Argentine naval forces in the Falklands War.
In North...
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2011 Libyan civil war
The Libyan Civil War, also referred to as the Libyan Revolution, was a 2011 armed conflict in the North African country of Libya, fought between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those seeki...
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Eastern Bloc
The Eastern Bloc was the name used by NATO-affiliated countries for the former communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact. The ter...
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Operation Sharp Guard
Operation Sharp Guard was a multi-year joint naval blockade in the Adriatic Sea by NATO and the Western European Union on shipments to the former Yugoslavia. Warships and maritime patrol aircraft from...
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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...
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.
Bo...
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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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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Operation Maritime Guard
Operation Maritime Guard was a NATO blockade, in the international waters of the Adriatic Sea, of the former Yugoslavia.
The operation began on November 22, 1992. It followed NATO Operation Mari...
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2010 easing of the 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...
2010 easing of the blockade of the Gaza Strip - Wikipedia
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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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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United States withdrawal from Saudi Arabia
Beginning during Operation Desert Shield in August 1990, while preparing for the Gulf War, the United States sent a large troop contingent to Saudi Arabia. After the war, a significant number of the t...