Iran Sends Boatload Of Fajr-5 Missiles To Gaza To Launch At Tel Aviv

An Iranian 150-ton freighter departed Bandar Abbas port Sunday, Nov. 18, with a cargo of 220 short-range missiles and 50 improved long-range Fajr-5 rockets for the Gaza Strip, DEBKAfile’s...
The Iranian weapons, called Fajr-5 missiles, give Hamas the ability to strike deeper into Israel than ever before.


Iran sends hundreds of Fajr-5 Missiles To Gaza

An Iranian 150-ton freighter departed Bandar Abbas port Sunday, Nov. 18, with a cargo of 220 short-range missiles and 50 improved long-range Fajr-5 rockets for the Gaza Strip, DEBKAfile’s intelligence sources report. The ship turned toward the Bab al-Mandeb Straits and the Red Sea.


The Iranian weapons, called Fajr-5 missiles, give Hamas the ability to strike deeper into Israel than ever before.

The new Fajr-5’s have a 200-kilo warhead, which packs a bigger punch than the 175 kilos of explosives delivered by the rockets in current use with the Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip.  To extend their range to cover the 85 kilometers from Gaza to Tel Aviv, Hamas removed a part of their payloads to make them lighter.

Tehran is sending the fresh supply of disassembled rockets to replenish the stocks its allies, the Palestinian Hamas and Jihad Islami, depleted in their round-the-clock attacks on Israel since Nov. 10.

To throw Israeli surveillance off the trail, the ship started its voyage called Vali-e Asr owned by the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines, and was quickly renamed Cargo Star and hoisted the flag of Tuvalu. This South Pacific island nation, which lies between Hawaii and Australia, has a tiny population of 11,000, most of them Polynesians. Iran provides most of its revenue since earlier this year when Prime Minister Willy Telavi agreed to register Iran’s entire tanker fleet of 22 vessels to Tuvalu, to help Tehran dodge the US-EU oil embargo.

Our intelligence sources have learned that four big Sudanese shipping boats sailed out of Port Sudan early Monday and are waiting to rendezvous with the Cargo Star and offload its missile cargo in mid-sea.

The Sudanese will then be told by Tehran whether put into Port Sudan with the missiles, or turn north and sail up the Red Sea to the Straits of Tiran to link up with Egyptian fishing boats which regularly ply this waterway in the service of Palestinian-Iranian smuggling networks. They would unload the missile cargo in a quiet inlet on the Sinai coast. From there, it would be carried to the smuggling tunnels running from Sinai under the border into the Gaza Strip.\

Palestinian teams assisted by Iranian and Hizballah technicians in the Gaza Strip would then assemble the new rockets and make them operational.

Through most of the voyage, two Iranian warships, the Khark heliicopter carrier and Shahid Naqdi destroyer, which are posted permanently in the Red Sea, escorted the arms ship until the cargo changed hands.

DEBKAfile’s Iranian sources also disclose that the Jihad Islami leader Ramadan Abdullah Shelah was sharply remanded by Tehran for meeting Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo Sunday to discuss terms for halting Israel’s counter-missile operation in Gaza now in its sixth day.

Iran bankrolls these Palestinian extremists and has no intention of letting Shelah bow to Cairo’s wishes which run counter to Tehran’s plans and interests.

While Egypt’s new Islamist leaders are intent on carving out for themselves a responsible role in the region by restoring order, solving crises and restraining radicals, radical Iran has its own fish to fry and is bent on escalating war tensions in the Middle East. source – DEBKA



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November 19, 2012 6:25 pm

God = weapons

November 19, 2012 6:26 pm

NTEB, Christians comfortably describing weapons

November 19, 2012 7:13 pm

I can not wait for all these countries who are against Gods people meet our maker and i will be so proud of my Father gives them their punishment.

November 19, 2012 7:45 pm

We know the Anti-christ will presecute the Jews and Christians ..
As I watched, this horn was waging war against God’s holy people and was defeating them, Daniel 7:21
He will defy the Most High and oppress the holy people of the Most High. He will try to change their sacred festivals and laws, and they will be placed under his control for a time, times, and half a time. 7:25
And the beast was allowed to wage war against God’s holy people and to conquer them. And he was given authority to rule over every tribe and people and language and nation. Rev 13:7.
And this Beast is Islam. It is being formed in the uprings of the Middle east, specifically of the countires that border Israel. And will rise suddenly out of the sea of Nations. d the Antichrst will come from this beast.
See Daniel 7 and Rev 13.
However his time is limited and the Court will judge the Beast, te Antichrist and Satan and remove their powers.
Dan 7:9-12.

November 19, 2012 7:47 pm

Why doesn’t Israel bomb these ships?

November 19, 2012 8:39 pm

Becky: Israel has known all along that Iran is supplying Hamas in Gaza: Iran is the only country that makes the kind of rockets being fired into Israel. This just shows Israel’s restraint. And still, Obama does NOTHING! That POS is useless! He’s standing so far behind Israel he’s out of sight! He’s an embarrassment, a turncoat, a liar, oh yes….a Muslim…he’s on Hamas’s side! Impeach the bastard!

November 20, 2012 6:03 am

I totally Agree Becky…He is evil !

November 20, 2012 3:44 am

O’booma is using ”Taqiyya” to give Hamas more time to regroup and get Egypt on side with them as their doing just now..he thinks its ok saying to the Western powers Israel has the right to defend itself using this as a code to attack Israel that;s why he’s doing nothing just making a few statements so he looks good in front of the camera’s

November 20, 2012 6:03 am


November 20, 2012 7:28 am

Don’t worry about America supporting Israel one way or another! God has already shown in Obadiah who wins this war against Hamas and Israel’s other enemies! It’s Israel who will destroy all of Hamas and not one of them will be left alive according to Obadiah! Jesus appeared to me in a dream back when my girls were just babies and showed me this Obadiah war would be fulfilled when my girls were young women. They are now in their 30’s and God is right on time with his prophecies as usual! Israel will get most of the land back that God gave them by covenant. Yes some of the people in Israel will be killed, but in the end God will give them victory and peace for awhile until the Gog Magog war. Continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem ! Shaloam!

November 20, 2012 5:40 pm

45. Jesus soon discovered the infidelity of the Jews. He cried: Who
assist me in the path of God? It is us, the apostles answered, which
will aid in the path of God. We believe in God, and you
témoigneras we have submitted (in his will) *.
because that word has become for
him a symbol of the faith that he preached. He wants to relate to and worship
that of the former.
46. Lord, we believe in what you send us and we follow the apostle.
Write us among those who bear witness.
47. Jews imagined tricks against Jesus. God devised against them
, While God is the most skillful.

48. God said to Jesus, I’ll make you suffer death, and I will exalt myself; I
deliver them infidels, and I will exalt those who follow thee above those
who disbelieve until the Day of Resurrection. You will return to all
me, and I will judge your disputes.
49. I will punish the infidels of cruel in this world and the next.
They will not find anywhere backup.
50. Those who believe and do good works. God will give them their
reward, because he does not like those who act iniquitously.
51. These teachings and wise warnings that we recite to you.
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