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

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

Russia and China clash with US and UK over attacks on Yemen rebels for strikes on Red Sea ships

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and China accused the United States and Britain on Wednesday of illegally attacking military sites used by The Houthi rebels in Yemen to launch missiles at commercial ships in the Red Sea, disrupting global shipping. US Deputy Ambassador Robert Wood and British Ambassador Barbara Woodward countered this Houthi attacks are … Read more