Cairo Stops Iranian Arms Ship

[Jerusalem Post] Yaakov Katz - Israel is closely tracking an Iranian freighter believed to be carrying weaponry for Hamas that is currently docked in the Red Sea outside the Suez Canal. "So far the Egyptians have prevented the ship from crossing the Suez and we hope it will stay that way," a senior defense official said. Defense officials said Iran is trying to supply Hamas with new Grad-Katyusha rockets and high-grade explosives. The IDF is concerned that Iran will supply Hamas with long-range Fajr missiles that are capable of reaching Tel Aviv.

2009-01-27 06:00:00

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