Monday, 22 January 2018 04:35 GMT

Hamas Denies Israel Claims of Iran Weapons Shipment

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Israel claimed that it intercepted a ship in the Red Sea on Wednesday carrying Iranian "advanced weaponry" bound for Palestinian militants in Gaza, the military said.

Hamas leaders denied the accusations, pointing out that Gaza is under a complete naval blockade by Israel that would make any shipment of arms into the besieged coastal enclave impossibl

Gaza Ministry of Interior spokesman Islam Shahwan said in a statement that Israeli claims were a "dangerous move" to justify Israel's seven-year long blockade, reported the Palestinian news agency Maa

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