Istanbul: Thousands wait to greet 'Mavi Marmara'
ISTANBUL — Thousands of pro-Palestinian activists have gathered at a port in Istanbul to welcome back the Mavi Marmara, a ship that was the scene of bloodshed during an IDF raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in May.

The ship was set to return to Istanbul Sunday after undergoing repairs at a Mediterranean port.

The crowds were waving Palestinian and Turkish flags and chanting "Allah is great!" at Istanbul's Sarayburu port. Some activists boarded boats to greet the ship as it arrives.
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