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22 January 2018 20:22 (South Africa)

Israeli military orders Libyan aid vessel to turn back

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

A Libyan aid ship bound for Gaza has been confronted by an Israeli military ship, and told to change its course, according to organisers. The charity behind the ship says it will not dock at Cairo, as directed, but instead continue on its way to Gaza. The confrontation comes in the wake of Israeli storming of the Turkish aid flotilla, in which nine aid workers were killed.  Read more: AP

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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