Iranian warships did not cross the Suez Canal en route to Syria Thursday. Israel had stated that the ships were scheduled to enter the canal overnight and called the move a "provocation".
REUTERS - Iranian warships, which Israel reported would cross the Suez Canal overnight, did not enter the canal with the daily convoy on Thursday that heads from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean, a canal official said.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman had said two Iranian warships planned to sail through the canal en route to Syria overnight on Wednesday, describing it as a "provocation".
Date created : 2011-02-17