Tag: Bab el Mandeb strait

  • Iran, Houthis and the BAM

    Fears Iran continues to supply Houthis with advanced weapons. Top US general says Iran is turning vital strait into militarized chokepoint Iran, through its proxy forces in Yemen, is turning […]

  • Yemeni CG vessel hits mine

    Two killed off Yemen coast. Yemeni CG vessel hits mine UKMTO reports that a vessel belonging to the Yemeni Coast Guard struck a sea mine on Friday 10th off the […]

  • Iran holds navy drills

    Under the watchful eye of US and Saudi Arabia… Iran naval forces conduct massive drills near Oman Sea By Khalid Kazimov – Trend: The naval forces of the Iranian army […]

  • Iran thwarts pirate attack. Again

    Iranian Navy PR machine grinds into action. Navy thwarts pirate attack on Iranian vessel Naval forces have successfully saved an Iranian-owned trade ship from pirates in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, […]

  • US issues BAM alert

    US Maritime Alert issued. Following the attack on a Saudi warship by al Houthi-Saleh rebels last week, a US Maritime Alert (2017-002A) has been issued to all vessels transiting the […]

  • Clearing the Red Sea Coast

    Rebels turn to defensive tactics like planting landmines as troops get to within 10km of strategic town of Mocha Yemen government forces advance along western coast Saeed Al Batati Al […]

  • Boat hit by Saudi jets

    Coalition forces clamp down on unknown vessels. Saudi jets attack Pakistani boat off Yemen, kill six sailors YEMEN – A Saudi air raid had targeted a boat carrying 12 Pakistani […]

  • US Navy move to Red Sea

    Fuzzy and contradicting details surround the brazen attack on the high-speed catamaran. Report: Navy Sending Ships To Mandeb Strait Following HSV-2 Swift Attack BY TYLER ROGOWAY Fox News is reporting […]

  • The gunmen of Aden

    Meeting the militia.  The gunmen of Aden who keep saying sorry As fighting raged in the Yemeni port of Aden this last week, the BBC’s Orla Guerin made a brief […]

  • Houthis trying to control Bab El-Mandeb strait

    Key chokepoint in region for shipping. Houthis attempting to control Yemen’s Bab El-Mandeb strait Sana’a, Asharq Al-Awsat—Recent advances by Yemen’s Houthi movement are part of an attempt to take control of […]