Israel seizes Swedish activist ship en route to besieged Gaza

Dr. Majed Khraishi has lived in Newfoundland for 30 years but still has family in Jordan and the West Bank

Dr. Majed Khraishi has lived in Newfoundland for 30 years but still has family in Jordan and the West Bank

A Palestinian teen died of his wounds Saturday a day after he was shot by Israeli troops during clashes on the Gaza border, the territory's Hamas-run health ministry said.

It will be the full first meeting of the movement's political bureau since talks held in Cairo in 2017, officials said. Israel and the United States designate Hamas as a terrorist organization.

Tensions have flared in recent weeks along the border between Israel and Gaza - Palestinian territory which is controlled by Hamas Islamists.

Under global law, said the report, while addressing its military and security needs in areas along the perimeter fence, Israel is obliged to avoid causing disproportionate harm to the lives and livelihoods of the Palestinian population.

On Friday around 8,000 protesters gathered at different spots along the fence, attempting to sabotage the Israeli border fence, the army said.

During this period, over 300 acres of land have been damaged by Palestinians during mass gatherings near the fence, affecting some 295 farmers; incendiary kites and balloons launched from Gaza towards Israel caused extensive damage to agricultural land and forests in southern Israel.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly cancelled a planned visit to Columbia in order to be close to further possible developments in the truce negotiations.

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"The forces made it clear to the ship's passengers that they are violating the legal naval blockade and that any humanitarian merchandise can be transferred to Gaza through the port of Ashdod", the statement said.

It said a tank struck a Hamas post in response.

Israel says the blockade is needed to prevent the Islamic militant group from bringing in weapons.

Spokesperson of the Israeli army said in a statement that naval forces located and intercepted a Gaza-bound ship and steered it to the Ashdod seaport.

The vessel was the second of four ships from the "Freedom Flotilla" that have set sail from Scandinavia in an attempt to break the blockade on Gaza.

"The ship was monitored and was intercepted in accordance with global law", the Israeli military claimed.

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