title: 'Iran to ship rockets for Gaza' published: true publish_date: '31-08-2016 14:56' taxonomy: category:
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Israeli satellites have spotted a ship in an Iranian port being loaded with rockets and other weapons, the Sunday Timesreports. The military supplies appear to be intended for Gaza, the paper says with reference to analysts. The ship was prepared for voyage last week, when a ceasefire deal was reached. An Israeli source told the Sunday Times that Israel will destroy any weapons en route to Gaza that it finds regardless of the ceasefire deal. Iran supported Gaza Strip against Israel Iran has confirmed that it rendered military assistance to Gaza during the conflict with Israel. This information came from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s telephone conversation with the head of the Hamas government in Gaza Ismail Haniyeh. Ahmadinejad congratulated the people of Gaza and the Palestinian resistance movement on their ‘great victory over the Israeli aggressor’. The Israeli military operation in response to the activities of Palestinian militants who fired at the southern regions of Israel from the territory of Gaza lasted for 8 days. Israel delivered about 1.500 air attacks against Hamas facilities. 150 Palestinians and six Israelis died in the course of the conflict.