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US-UK joint strikes on Yemen to intensify regional insecurity and instability: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani strongly condemned the fresh round of air attacks by the US and the UK against Yemen. He stressed that the joint move will only escalate insecurity and instability in the region without any achievement for Washington and London.

US, UK say hit several Houthi sites in Yemen amid Red Sea tensions

The United States and the United Kingdom have bombed more than a dozen Houthi sites in Yemen, officials said, as the Yemeni group stepped up its attacks on ships in the Red Sea in protest against Israel’s war on the Gaza Strip.

Former ‘Daesh bride’ loses appeal against removal of British citizenship

Lawyers for Shamima Begum vowed to “keep fighting” to bring her home after they failed in a fresh push to overturn a decision to remove her British citizenship following the court of appeal’s rule against her.

Chaos erupts in UK parliament over Gaza war

The UK’s House of Commons has descended into chaos as the government and the Scottish National Party (SNP) condemned Speaker Lindsay Hoyle for his handling of a key vote on support for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

Iran says not directing or controlling resistance groups in region

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has rejected allegations that Tehran provides military and financial aid for resistance groups in the region, including Yemen’s Ansarullah movement and Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.

Houthis say struck US, UK vessels off Yemen’s coast

A Houthi military spokesman has said the Yemeni group fighters have conducted two operations against US and British vessels off the nation's coast, stressing their support for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip amidst intensified Israeli attacks.

US, UK carry out more air raids on Yemen

The United States and the United Kingdom have launched more airstrikes against Hudaydah and Sa’ada provinces in Yemen.

Yemen’s Houthis warn US-UK aerial assaults ‘won’t remain unanswered’

Yemen's Houthi movement has announced that the latest wave of airstrikes by the United States and the United Kingdom on the war-ravaged country will not go unpunished.

Britain’s Royal Navy admits to ‘lack of capability’ to target Yemeni positions in Red Sea: Report

Britain’s Royal Navy has reportedly admitted to a "lack of capability” and necessary missiles to target the positions of Yemen’s forces in the Red Sea, the Daily Telegraph has reported.

US, UK announce new strikes on Yemen’s Houthis over Red Sea shipping attacks

The United States and the United Kingdom have carried out a new round of air strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen as the armed group continues to target commercial shipping in the Red Sea in support of Palestine.

UK says to upgrade missile system used against Houthi strikes in Red Sea

The UK’s military has announced plans to spend 405 million pounds ($514m) on upgrading a missile system being used to counter Houthi drone and missile attacks in the Red Sea against the Israeli-linked ships.

British foreign secretary okayed arms sales to Israel despite legal concerns

UK Foreign Secretary David Cameron has recommended British weapons sales to Israel despite "serious concerns" in the Foreign Office that The Aviv has breached international law in the Gaza Strip, according to a government document filed in the High Court.

US, UK carried out 73 strikes across Yemen, at least 5 killed: Houthi Spokesman

Yemeni Armed Forces' spokesperson Brigadier General Yahya Saree confirmed that Washington and London have carried out 73 strikes across Yemen, killing 5 individuals and wounding 6 others.

US, UK pound Houthi targets in Yemen

The United States and the United Kingdom launched air strikes against Houthi targets, including "logistical hubs, air defence systems and weapons storage" in Yemen late on Thursday, following a spate of attacks on shipping vessels in the Red Sea region.

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