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Ship sunk by Houthis threatens Red Sea environment, Yemeni Government says

Aden, Yemen Reuters The UK-owned Rubymar, attacked by Houthi militants last month, has sunk in the Red Sea, Yemen’s internationally recognised government said on Saturday, warning of an “environmental catastrophe” from the ship’s cargo of fertiliser. If confirmed, it would be the first vessel lost since the Houthis began targeting commercial shipping in November, forcing […]

US, British forces carry out more strikes against Houthis in Yemen

Washington DC, US Reuters US and British forces carried out strikes against more than a dozen Houthi targets in Yemen on Saturday, officials said, the latest round of military action against the Iran-linked group that continues to attack shipping in the region. The United States has carried out near daily strikes against the Houthis, who […]

US, Britain wage strikes against Iran-linked Houthis in Yemen

Washington DC, US Reuters The United States and Britain launched strikes against 36 Houthi targets in Yemen on Saturday, in the second day of major US operations against Iran-linked groups following a deadly attack on American troops last weekend. The strikes hit buried weapons storage facilities, missile systems, launchers and other capabilities the Houthis have […]

Trafigura assesses Red Sea risks after tanker attacked by Houthis

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Reuters Commodities trader Trafigura said on Saturday it was assessing the security risks of further Red Sea voyages after firefighters put out a blaze on a tanker attacked by Yemen’s Houthi group a day earlier. The US military said a US Navy ship and other vessels provided assistance after the Marlin […]

US, British forces carry out new strikes in Yemen

Washington DC, US Reuters US and British forces carried out a fresh round of strikes on Monday in Yemen, targeting a Houthi underground storage site as well as missile and surveillance capabilities used by the Iran-aligned group against Red Sea shipping, the Pentagon said. The Houthis, who control the most populous parts of Yemen, have […]

More grain ships divert from Red Sea after attacks

Hamburg, Germany Reuters Attacks on shipping in the Red Sea region have in past days led to a sharp rise in the number of grain cargoes being diverted around the Cape of Good Hope, rather than using the Suez Canal, grain traders and analysts said on Friday. Earlier this week, shipping sources had said they […]

US strikes Houthi anti-ship missiles, shipping disruptions grow

Aboard Air Force One/Washington DC, US/New Delhi, India Reuters The US launched new strikes against Houthi anti-ship missiles aimed at the Red Sea on Thursday, as growing tensions in the region’s sea lanes disrupted global trade and raised fears of supply bottlenecks that could reignite inflation. The two anti-ship missiles targeted in the strikes were […]

US in new strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen

Washington DC, US Reuters The US military said on Wednesday its forces conducted strikes on 14 Houthi missiles that were loaded to be fired from Yemen, in the fourth day of US strikes in less than a week. In a statement on social media platform X, US Central Command said the Houthi missiles presented an […]

Yemen’s Houthis vow strong response after new US strike

Washington DC, US/Aden, Yemen Reuters The Houthi militia threatened a “strong and effective response” after the United States carried out another strike in Yemen overnight, further ratcheting up tensions as Washington vowed to protect shipping from attacks by the Iran-aligned movement. The strikes have added to concerns about the escalation of a conflict that has […]

US and Britain strike Yemen in reprisal for Houthi attacks on shipping

Last updated: 7:25am, 13th January (AEDT) Washington DC, US Reuters US and British warplanes, ships and submarines launched dozens of air strikes across Yemen in retaliation against Houthi forces for months of attacks on Red Sea shipping that the Iran-backed fighters cast as a response to the war in Gaza. Witnesses confirmed explosions at military […]