Tag: bab-el-Mandeb

  • Hodeidah assault begins

    Huge concerns for shipping, aid agencies. Yemen war: Saudi-backed forces begin assault on Hudaydah port Saudi-backed government forces have begun an assault on the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah, which […]

  • Monsoon piracy warning

    Navies caution merchant vessels off Yemen and Oman that crews are trained, desperate and ready to take risks Ships warned to guard against Somalia pirates as monsoon approaches Navies and […]

  • US eyes Iran-Houthi ties

    The Saudis say Tehran’s strategy in Yemen follows Iran’s pattern of interference in other countries. Houthi-IRGC ties on Washington’s radar again Iman Zayat The United States has imposed new sanctions […]

  • Houthis detaining tankers

    Hodeidah remains a major target for Saudi coalition. Saudi ambassador to Yemen confirms Houthis detaining 19 oil vessels Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed al-Jaber confirmed that Houthi militias were […]

  • Yemen inspections increased

    Tanker incident still being investigated. UN intensifies inspection of aid ships to Yemen The United Nations is beefing up its inspections of ships bringing humanitarian aid to Yemen to ensure […]

  • Houthis a real threat

    Analysts believes international community should respond to Al Houthi threat just as they did towards Somali piracy Al Houthi maritime threat should be global concern Saeed Al Batati Al Mukalla: […]

  • Houthis hit tanker

    Risk to merchant vessels heightened. Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen: coalition Sami Aboudi, Stephanie Nebehay DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi group hit a Saudi oil tanker off […]

  • Red Sea military build-up

    The Red Sea is becoming host to three distinct but loosely linked theatres of competition. Why intensifying international interest in the Red Sea is driving military buildup By: Sabahat Khan International […]

  • Red Sea concerns

    Conflict spillover now vexing merchant marine. Yemen Conflict Forces New Security Recommendations Posted by Joseph Keefe In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and […]

  • Red Sea attack thwarted

    Col Turki Al Malki said the UN should take the initiative and take control of Hodeidah port from the Houthis. Arab coalition in Yemen thwarts attack on Saudi oil tanker […]