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 in strategic Bab al-Mandeb Strait, have been discovered in the Saudi embassy in Yemen’s capital, according to the Iranian Fars news agency.

The Fars report cites sources among Houthi rebels fighting against forces loyal to Yemen’s fugitive President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi and their Saudi allies. It claims the rebels drove some 40 Saudi guards from the embassy to capture the compound.

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One Reply to “US plan to build base in Bab el Mandeb Strait?”

  1. Muneef

    Maybe some dues should be paid to Yemen for vessels passing (Bab el Mandab or “gate of tears.”) and such act will insure that no harm will become to the lane but rather more services will be introduced, after all the passing of such vessels has made damages of pollution to the Yemeni coastal life and effected their fishing returns..

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