311 Palestinian boats.
(photo credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The IDF is monitoring a new 'Gaza aid' flotilla set to leave Syria for the Egyptian port of al-Arish on Monday.
"The IDF is prepared for the flotilla, although it is expected to travel to al-Arish, Egypt rather than try and reach Gaza," an IDF source told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday.
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CNN reported on Sunday that individuals set to board the ships in the port city of Latakia, Syria arrived in a convoy from Britain, named Viva Palestina.
A number of activists involved in Viva Palestina took part in the May 31 Turkish flotilla.
The ships were scheduled to depart on Sunday, but "last-minute
complications over entry requirements by Egyptian authorities caused a
delay," CNN quoted organizers as saying.
The convoy was joined by activists from Morocco, Algeria, Jordan and Gulf states, organizers said.