Mediterranean: Pirates seize French yacht

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July 19, 2011
Agence France-Presse    
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"Israel on Tuesday intercepted a French yacht heading for the Gaza Strip in defiance of its naval blockade, and began towing it to shore after what the military said was an uneventful takeover. ... The move to board the boat came some four hours after navy boats had surrounded the French-flagged yacht in international waters, 40 nautical miles off the Gaza shoreline, organisers said." (07/19/11)

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