Israel said it seized Syrian-made rockets on board the ship 5 March
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Israel 'captures weapons shipment from Iran'

Israel says it has seized a ship carrying advanced Iranian weapons made in Syria that was heading towards Gaza.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has released pictures of weapons, which they say were onboard a Panamanian-flagged vessel boarded by Israeli naval commandos in the Red Sea off the coast of Sudan.

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu called the shipment a "clandestine operation" by Iran.

  • 05 Mar 2014
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