Belfast Telegraph

Friday 25 July 2014

Iran in Gaza aid ship vow

Israel's arch enemy Iran has threatened to send an aid ship to the blockaded Gaza Strip risking a high-seas confrontation with Israel.

Israeli commandos killed nine pro-Palestinian activists on May 31 when they intercepted a blockade-busting flotilla bound for Gaza.

Northern Irish Nobel peace laureate Mairead Corrigan Maguire was on board one vessel, the Rachel Corrie.

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