UAE: Houthi attack on ship in shipping lane was “act of terrorism”
Oct05

UAE: Houthi attack on ship in shipping lane was “act of terrorism”

The United Arab Emirates said today Yemeni Houthi forces had attacked a UAE vessel in a strategic Red Sea shipping lane off the coast of Yemen at the weekend and called the incident an “act of terrorism.” Hundreds of Emirati soldiers in a Saudi-led coalition have been fighting Yemen’s Iran-allied Houthis, who control the capital, besides training Yemeni troops in the port of Aden to help rebuild a state loyal to...

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U.S. Officials: 7 Iranian Vessels Harass Navy Ship In Gulf
Sep07

U.S. Officials: 7 Iranian Vessels Harass Navy Ship In Gulf

A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Tuesday. Years of mutual animosity eased when Washington lifted sanctions on Tehran in January after a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions. But serious differences still remain over Iran’s ballistic...

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