Tag: bab-el-Mandeb

  • US plan to build base in Bab el Mandeb Strait?

    Claims made by Iranian news sources. US plan to build base in Bab el Mandeb Strait? Israeli-made weapons, along with plans for the construction of a new US military base […]

  • Iran aid ship reaches Djibouti

    UN inspection of cargo due. Iran aid ship reaches Djibouti waters, waits to enter port: activist By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – An Iranian aid ship has reached the outskirts of […]

  • Iran to allow UN aid ship inspection

    Iranian ship heading to Djibouti. Iran to allow UN inspection of Yemen aid ship Iran will allow the United Nations to inspect a Yemen-bound aid ship at the regional U.N. hub […]

  • Tensions build between US, Iran

    Potential showdown brews over cargo ship said to be carrying aid New Tensions Build Between U.S. and Iran in Waters off Yemen By  DION NISSENBAUM and ASA FITCH The U.S. military and […]

  • Yemen sea routes risk

    No sign of easing of tensions. Yemen war risk could strangle strategic sea trade routes By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 13 (Reuters) – With Middle East giants Saudi Arabia and Iran squaring up […]

  • Iranian warships in the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb

    Reports that they’d left the area were incorrect. Iranian warships in the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb Two Iranian destroyers, sent in the Gulf of Aden to protect merchant vessels, are […]

  • Saudi Arabia, Eritrea to boost Red Sea security

    No information as to what form this will take. Saudi Arabia, Eritrea agree to boost Red Sea security Saudi Arabia and Eritrea have reached a security and military agreement on […]

  • Iranian Ships Turn Back From Yemen

    Concerns ships held arms bound for Houthis. Iranian Ships Turn Back From Yemen After Standoff Senior defense officials tell NBC News that an Iranian convoy, believed to be carrying weapons […]

  • US warns Iran on Yemen weapons

    Iranian convoy causing concern in Washington. Obama says U.S. has warned Iran not to send weapons to Yemen By Roberta Rampton and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama […]

  • Yemen blockade takes hold

    Saudi-led coalition has banned navigation in Yemeni waters.  Yemen: Blockade of Ports Begins to Affect Shipping Activity A Saudi Arabia-backed blockade of ports in Yemen is starting to affect shipping […]