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EU launches mission to protect ships in Red Sea from Houthis

The European Union has launched Monday a naval mission to help protect cargo ships in the Red Sea as attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen continue to threaten maritime traffic, hamper trade and drive up prices. Dubbed Aspides, Greek for “shield,” the mission will be run out of Larissa in central Greece — home to

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Yemen’s Huthis fire missiles at ships in Red Sea

A handout picture released by the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) on January 22, 2024 shows a Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4 taking off to carry out Air Strikes against Houthi military targets in Yemen from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus. The United States and Britain confirmed they carried out strikes against Yemen’s Huthis Tuesday, saying

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Houthi rebels attack ships carrying US military supplies

Key Points Two American-flagged ships carrying US military cargo have come under attack from Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Danish shipping company Maersk identified the two ships affected by the attack. The US Central Command blamed the attack on the Houthi rebels, who claimed responsibility a few hours later. Two American-flagged ships carrying US military cargo have

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Who are Yemen’s Houthi rebels who are attacking Red Sea ships?

The group, a Zaidi Shiite movement that’s been fighting Yemen’s Sunni-majority government since the early 2000s, recently launched a series of attacks on commercial vessels in the Red Sea which have disrupted global trade. ADVERTISEMENT After weeks of attacks against commercial ships in the Red Sea, Yemen’s Houthi rebels are now at the centre of

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