Red sea attacks: US destroyer shoots down missile launched by Houthi rebels

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. destroyer shot down drones and launched a missile by The Houthi rebels in Yemen toward the ship in the Red Sea, officials said early Wednesday, as the Indian Navy released images of it battling a fire aboard a container ship previously targeted by the Houthis. The attack … Read more

3 Red Sea data cables cut as Houthis launch more attacks in the vital waterway

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Three cables under the Red Sea that provide global internet and telecommunications have been cut as the waterway remains a target The Houthi rebels in Yemen, officials said Monday. Meanwhile, a Houthi missile attack set a ship on fire in the Gulf of Aden but caused no injuries. What … Read more

Ecological ‘disaster’ as Houthi-sunk ship leaches fertilizer into Red Sea

Water supplies for millions of people, a vibrant fishing industry and some of the world’s largest coral reefs are at risk after a cargo ship was sunk by Yemeni rebels. ADVERTISEMENT Warnings have been issued that the sinking of the Rubymar, which was carrying oil and 22,000 tons of fertilizer, could cause ecological damage to … Read more

Allies probe accidental targeting of US drone by German navy frigate

COLOGNE, Germany – U.S. military officials are working with the European Union to investigate an incident involving the German frigate Hessen fired twice earlier this week at an MQ-9 drone during a multinational naval protection mission in the Red Sea. The German ship, just arrived in the area of ​​operations, fired two Standard Missile-2 interceptors … Read more

US and British strikes on Houthi sites in Yemen answer militants’ surge in Red Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Britain struck 18 times Houthi goals inside Yemen on Saturday, in response to a recent wave of attacks by the Iran-backed militia group on ships in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, including a missile strike last week that set fire to a freighter. U.S. and British fighter … Read more

Houthi missile hits ship in Gulf of Aden as Yemeni rebels continue attacks over Israel-Hamas war

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – A rocket attack from The Houthi rebels in Yemen set fire to a ship in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, wounding one person, as Israel intercepted another Houthi attack near the port city of Eilat, authorities said. The attacks come as Iranian-backed rebels escalate their attacks Israel’s war against … Read more

Suspected Houthi rebel missile sets cargo ship ablaze. Israel intercepts separate attack near Eilat

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A suspected rocket attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels set a ship on fire in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday as Israel intercepted another Houthi attack near the port city of Eilat, authorities said. The attacks come as the rebels escalate their attacks Israel’s war against Hamas in the … Read more

Attacks on ships and US drones show Yemen’s Houthis can still fight despite US-led airstrikes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Despite a month of U.S.-led airstrikes, Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels remain able to launch significant attacks. This week they seriously damaged a ship in a crucial situation and apparently shot down a US drone worth tens of millions of dollars. The Houthis’ continued attacks on shipping through the crucial … Read more

Houthi rebels suspected in attack that damaged a Belize-flagged ship in Bab el-Mandeb Strait

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels are suspected of an attack that damaged a Belize-flagged ship sailing through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, which connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden , authorities said early Monday. The attack on the ship came as the US military acknowledged launching new airstrikes against … Read more