marmara marmara  /mɑr ˈmɑ rə/


  • (n) an inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles


  • Israeli troops fired from air in 2010 ship raid, Turkish court told

    By Ece Toksabay ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An anti-war activist told a Turkish court on Thursday that Israeli commandos opened fire from a helicopter during a raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship three years ago, countering Israeli assertions that the soldiers had acted in self defense. Israeli marines stormed the Turkish-owned Mavi Marmara, part of a flotilla carrying aid to Palestinians, on May 31, 2010 to ...
    on October 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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affectation affectation
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