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Iraqi Cargo Ship Intercepted

The 6,953 dwt Iraqi-cargo ship Al-Bahar Al-Arabi, which was fired upon andboarded on 20 October by an American naval ship in the southern Gulf afterdefying an order to stop, is believed to have dumped her cargo of steel tubesand plywood overboard after search teams returned a second time and stopped heroff Oman on 22 October to find nothing on board. "We can only assume thecargo was dumped overboard," said a US navy spokesman on 23...