Thursday, August 19, 2010

(NEWS) Cyprus Bans Gaza-Bound Lebanese Ship From Its Waters

"Organizers of Lebanese ship carrying female activists say it will set sail Sunday despite warning.

A Lebanese ship carrying aid and women activists who want to 'break the blockade on Gaza' will set sail Sunday from Lebanon despite warnings that they will not be allowed to make it past Cyprus, organizers said Thursday.

The Cypriot ambassador to Lebanon told The Associated Press that the boat, the Miriam, will be turned back when it reaches Cyprus."

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