Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Libya aid ship moving again, heading to Egypt

O.K. so the Libyan "AID SHIP" did not tempt the port in Gaza , instead opting to dock in Egypt , if they are not hiding anything why did they not continue on to Gaza ?
Are they carrying stuff they should not be ?

Or is Israel that menacing ?

JERUSALEM — A Libyan charity's aid ship, flanked by Israeli missile boats, was sailing in the direction of an Egyptian port on Wednesday, apparently deciding not to defy Israel's naval blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

Egypt's state news agency MENA cited an unidentified security official as saying that Egyptian authorities and the Red Crescent medical service were "making preparations" to receive the Moldovan-flagged Almathea.

An Israeli military official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the ship's course, confirmed that the vessel was headed in the direction of the Egyptian port of El-Arish.

With the vessel's organizers insisting the ship would go to Hamas-ruled Gaza and Israel insisting it would not, the potential for a showdown on the high seas had loomed large. Framing the faceoff was a deadly Israeli naval raid of another blockade-busting ship in May.

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