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Yemen’s Hothis say struck US vessel, destroyers with naval missiles, drones

The Yemeni Houthi movement said on Saturday it has targeted a US vessel and several destroyers with naval missiles and drones in the Red Sea in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Yemen’s Houthi attack kills three sailors in first fatal strike on shipping: US

At least three seafarers have been killed in a Houthi missile attack on a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, the United States military has announced, marking the first fatalities reported since the Yemeni group began strikes against shipping in one of the world’s busiest sea lanes over Israel’s war on the Gaza Strip.

Houthis say hit Israeli container ship in Arabian Sea

Yemeni fighters announced they have launched an attack on an Israeli ship sailing in the Arabian Sea as part of their campaign to force the regime to end its aggression against Gaza.

UK ship attacked by Yemen’s Houthis in Red Sea, sinks

A British container ship has sunk in the Red Sea almost two weeks after it came under attack by Yemen’s Houthi fighters.

Yemen’s Houthis promise ‘military surprises’ in Red Sea operations

Yemen’s armed forces will introduce “military surprises” in their Red Sea operations, the movement's leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi has stated. The Houthis have been targetting Israel-bound vessels in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.

US officials grilled over lack of congressional approval for military operation against Yemen

The administration of US President Joe Biden came under fire from lawmakers over the lack of congressional approval to conduct military strikes against Yemen’s Houthis and defend foreign ships in the Red Sea.

US, UK impose sanctions on IRGC, Yemen’s Houthi members over Red Sea tensions

The United States and the United Kingdom have announced sanctions against a high-ranking member of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and certain members of Yemen’s Houthi movement.

Iran FM to UN chief: US escalating tensions in West Asia

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a meeting with the UN Secretary General Antoni Guterres, strongly condemned the US’ attempts to escalate tensions in the Red Sea and Yemen, warning that Washington's actions will ruin joint efforts by Tehran and the United Nations to bring calm to the region.

Yemen says era of US, allies’ control of international waters ‘over’

Yemen’s defense minister has praised the ongoing naval operations by the country’s military against Israeli-linked ships in the Red Sea in support of Gaza, stressing that the era of “hegemonic influence” of Washington and its allies on international waters is over.

Yemen’s Red Sea operations strike heavy blow to UK retailers: Report

UK retailers and exporters have been dealt a heavy blow by Yemen’s strikes in support of Gaza, which is enduring a genocidal war by Israel, according to a report.

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.

US admits use of force against Yemen’s Houthis not working: Report

US officials are increasingly questioning the effectiveness of military methods in combating the Houthi fighters in Yemen, who continue their military operation in the Red Sea in response to the ongoing Israeli-Hamas conflict, CNN reported, citing US officials in the know.

EU launches Red Sea naval mission to protect shipping from Houthi strikes

The European Union has started a naval mission to protect cargo ships in the Red Sea from attacks by Yemen’s Houthi fighters. The Houthis say, in consolidation with the Palestinians, they will target Israeli-bound vessels off the Red Sea.

Yemen’s Houthis claim hit British ship, downed US drone

The Houthi group has announced it hit a British cargo ship that is believed to be significantly damaged and shot down a US drone over its territory as the Yemeni group continued to target ships in the Red Sea demanding an end to Israel’s war on Gaza.

Pentagon says Yemen’s Houthis deployed underwater drone for the first time

Houthi fighters have attempted to use a submersible drone for the first time, but it was destroyed in yet another wave of US-led coalition attacks on Yemeni soil over the weekend, the US Central Command has claimed.

Yemen Houthi leader says no Israeli-linked ships passed  during last week

The leader of Yemen's Houthis has stated that the armed group had been able to prevent Israeli-linked ships from passing through the Gulf of Aden over the last week.

Yemen’s Houthis confirm 17 fighters killed in US-led strikes

Seventeen Houthi fighters have been killed in the United States and United Kingdom attacks, the Yemeni group has announced through its official media, following public funerals in the capital Sanaa.

Ex-US Secretary of Defense secretly involved in Yemen war: Report

Retired US Marine General James Mattis was hired in 2015 to advise the United Arab Emirates about the Saudi-led war on Yemen, the Washington Post has reported. Mattis did not publicly disclose the gig when he became secretary of defense in 2017.

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.

Houthi leader says US, UK, Israel cannot break will of Yemenis to continue supporting Gaza

The leader of Yemen’s Houthi movement has stated the rising aggression by the “evil trio” of the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel against the Arab country will not affect the determination of Yemeni people to support Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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.

US, UK hit dozens of “Houthi targets” in Yemen in new wave of attacks

The US and UK say they have launched strikes against 36 targets linked to the Houthis in Yemen, targeting buried weapons storage facilities, missile systems, launchers and other capabilities.

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