Mobile  |  About us  |  Photos  |  Videos  |  Subscriptions  |  RSS Feeds  |  Today's Paper  |  Classifieds  |  Contact Us
The Daily Star
THURSDAY, 24 APR 2014
01:40 AM Beirut time
Weather    
Beirut
22 °C
Blom Index
BLOM
1,214.01down
Lebanon News
Follow this story Print RSS Feed ePaper share this
Libya seizes Lebanese ship for illegal entry
Members of Libya's coastguard undergo a rescue exercise during training provided by the European Union, in Tripoli November 13, 2013 (LIBYA-COASTGUARD/ REUTERS/European Union Press Office)
Members of Libya's coastguard undergo a rescue exercise during training provided by the European Union, in Tripoli November 13, 2013 (LIBYA-COASTGUARD/ REUTERS/European Union Press Office)
A+ A-

BEIRUT: Libyan authorities seized a Lebanese ship Tuesday night for illegally entering the territorial waters of the North African country, the Libyan News Agency reported Wednesday.

The spokesperson for the Libyan Navy told LNA the Lebanese ship named "Iskandra" was seized and brought in to the Tabraq naval base for investigation.

Col. Ayyoub Qassem also said that four Syrians, five Moroccans and an Indian were on board the ship which also raised the flag of Togo.

Members of the ship are being interrogated to uncover the reasons behind the arrival of the Lebanese ship into Libyan territorial waters, LNA said.

 
Home Lebanon News
 
     
 
Lebanon / Libya
Advertisement
Comments  

Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

comments powered by Disqus
Story Summary
Libyan authorities seized a Lebanese ship Tuesday night for illegally entering the territorial waters of the North African country, the Libyan News Agency reported Wednesday.
Entities
Advertisement


Baabda 2014
Advertisement
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Linked In Follow us on Google+ Subscribe to our Live Feed
Multimedia
Images  
Pictures of the day
A selection of images from around the world- Wednesday, April 23, 2014
View all view all
Advertisement
Rami G. Khouri
Rami G. Khouri
Israel shows Zionism’s true colors
Michael Young
Michael Young
For Christians, blessed are the dividers
David Ignatius
David Ignatius
An Iran deal is close, but we’re not there yet
View all view all
Advertisement
cartoon
 
Click to View Articles
 
 
News
Business
Opinion
Sports
Culture
Technology
Entertainment
Privacy Policy | Anti-Spamming Policy | Disclaimer | Copyright Notice
© 2014 The Daily Star - All Rights Reserved - Designed and Developed By IDS