Skip to comments.US-Egyptian Red Sea Hunt For Iranian Ship Carrying 60 Tons Of Arms For Hamas
Posted on 01/20/2009 8:56:00 AM PST by Fennie
US and Egyptian warships were scouring the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea Tuesday, Jan. 20 to waylay an Iranian freighter carrying scores of heavy rockets for delivery to Hamas.
DEBKAfile's exclusive sources report they were acting on intellligence that a ship loaded with an estimated 60 tons of arms to replenish Hamas depleted war stocks had set out from the Iranian Persian Gulf port of Bandar Abbas on Jan. 17.
Our sources reveal that the arms-smuggling vessel started its voyage as the Iran-Hedayat and changed its name in mid sea to Famagustus registered to Panama.
The captain was ordered by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards to unload its cargo at a smugglers cove on the southeastern coast of Sinai opposite the Gulf of Suez, to be picked up by armed Bedouin gangs and moved to El Arish in northern Sinai. From there the contraband rockets were to be slipped gradually into the Gaza Strip.
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Run silent. Run deep.
Satellite images? If they can image my picnic table on
GEarth, how can anyone hide a ship at sea?
How hard can it be to find a ship in the Red Sea?? It isn’t that big, a person can walk across it, just ask Moses.
find it and BLOW IT BACK TO IRAN
“Listen, and understand. That MK-48 torpedo is out there. It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until that Iranian ship is in Davy Jones’ locker.”
Read the post and then I realized it was from Debka.
Nice to see the ‘cease fire’ playing out like everyone in the world thought it would..
If its on the surface, we know where it is...exactly. Within a foot.
A trip thru the Red Sea from Iran only makes sense if they intend to traverse the Suez canal.
Just wait for it to show up there.
Here’s a target rich environment for Israli jet jockeys, I hope.
Send them to the bottom of the sea. Stop them no matter how.
This is further proof that Hamas will NEVER stop harassing Israel. Any cease fire or treaty they sign is useless.
Wonder how long it will take for NObama to get this thru his head????
Sadly, I think the “0” knows exactly where his head is. He’s already said he will open a dialogue with Hamas. That’s exactly why the IDF got its job finished just prior to noon EST today. God Bless the IDF and all Israelis. God protect us from the mistake just sworn in here.
Headline: Israel sinks Iranian aspirin factory ship on humanitarian mission to help children of Gaza.
Nahh, seize the ship... unload it’s weaponry... and then launch all the missiles into Palesimian territory (ie - finish the delivery).
Yep—I know. There are some ketchup stains on the side near the grill.