Israel Says Libyan Ship Will Not Break Gaza Blockade

The Moldovan-registered freighter Amalthea left the Greek port of Lavrio late Saturday bound for the Gaza Strip with 2,000 tons of food aid. It is the latest challenge to Israel's continuing maritime blockade of the Hamas-run enclave. The ship is sponsored by a charity run by Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi's eldest son, Said al-Islam. Israeli authorities say they are determined to prevent the ship from breaking its three-year naval blockade of Gaza, which remains in place despite a recent...Full Story
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