Yemen’s Houthis say they targeted two Israeli ships in Red Sea: Report | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Pentagon meanwhile says a US warship and multiple commercial ships also came under attack, potentially marking a major escalation. Yemen’s Houthi movement says it has targeted two Israeli ships with an armed drone and a naval missile, reports a spokesperson for the group’s military. The spokesperson said the two ships, Unity Explorer and Number Nine, … Read more

US says Somali pirates likely behind attempted tanker seizure near Yemen | Houthis News

The Pentagon has said that the attempted hijacking was likely the work of Somali pirates rather than Houthi fighters. The United States has said that a group of attackers who tried to seize an Israel-linked cargo ship over the weekend were probably Somali pirates rather than Houthi fighters from nearby Yemen. Speaking on Monday, Pentagon … Read more

US considers redesignating Houthis as ‘terror’ group after ship seizure | Israel-Palestine conflict News

White House had reversed designation against rebel group in 2021 to help get aid to war-torn Yemen. The White House says it is considering redesignating Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a “terrorist” group after they claimed the seizure of a commercial ship in the Red Sea. United States National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby on Tuesday … Read more

What’s the impact of the Houthis hijacking a ship in the Red Sea? | Israel-Palestine conflict

The Iran-backed Houthis say the move was a response to Israel’s assault on Gaza. A partly Israeli-owned cargo vessel has been hijacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels in the Red Sea. The Iran-backed Houthis say the move was a response to Israel’s assault on Gaza. Israel described the incident as an “Iranian act of terrorism”. Tehran … Read more

Analysis: Can the US and Israel stop the Houthis from seizing more ships? | Israel-Palestine conflict News

On Sunday, Houthi fighters hijacked a cargo ship in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen. The 189-metre-long (620ft-long) Galaxy Leader car carrier, travelling from Turkey to India, was intercepted by small fast boats and boarded by uniformed, armed personnel. Other people rappelled from a helicopter to the deck, ordering the crew to alter … Read more

Yemen’s Houthis say they fired ballistic missiles towards Israel | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli authorities say missile intercepted near Eilat after Houthi leader earlier promised to continue attacks. Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched ballistic missiles on various Israel targets, including in the Red Sea city of Eilat, the group’s military spokesperson has said. The launch came “after 24 hours of another military operation by drones on the same … Read more

Why did Yemen’s Houthis launch attack on Israel. Will it help Gaza? | Israel-Palestine conflict News

The Houthi movement in Yemen shot down a United States drone on Wednesday night, more than a week after effectively declaring war on Israel, raising fears of a regional escalation. The move by the Iran-linked group, which controls vast swaths of Yemen, comes as Tel Aviv continues to bomb the Gaza Strip, killing more than … Read more

Analysis: Houthis declare war on Israel, but their real target is elsewhere | Israel-Palestine conflict

As Israeli attacks on Gaza continue unabated, with Hamas fighters getting just modest armed support from Lebanon-based Hezbollah, another, somewhat unexpected ally has stepped in to help the Palestinian armed group. Just a few days ago I predicted that the successful interception by the United States Navy of all missiles fired by Yemeni Houthis towards … Read more

Third Bahraini soldier dies after ‘Houthi drone attack’ near Saudi border | Houthis News

The Bahrain Defence Force said the soldier succumbed to the wounds he sustained in Monday’s drone attack. The death toll for Bahraini soldiers killed in an attack blamed on Yemen’s Houthis has risen to three, Bahrain’s state news agency said. Two Bahraini servicemen in Saudi Arabia were initially confirmed dead in Monday’s drone attack, before … Read more

Houthis leave Saudi Arabia after talks on potential Yemen ceasefire deal | Houthis News

Iran-backed Houthis have been engaged in talks with Saudi officials for five days in a bid to reach agreement. Houthi negotiators left Riyadh after a five-day round of talks with Saudi officials on a potential agreement that could pave the way to an end to the conflict in Yemen, sources familiar with the meeting and … Read more