Tag: bab-el-Mandeb

  • US: Evidence of Houthi involvement

    Attack method appears to mirror tactics used on HSV-2 Swift. U.S. sees mounting evidence of Houthi role in strike on U.S. warship By Phil Stewart The United States is seeing […]

  • Missiles fired at US Navy

    Houthis may want to revisit their targeting options… Yemen conflict: Missiles fired at US warship in Red Sea Two missiles were fired at a US warship from rebel-held territory in […]

  • Yemen: Vessel hit by missile

    Emirati military acknowledges boat under its command was involved in an “incident” in strategic Bab al-Mandeb Strait. Yemen: Houthis claim attack on UAE military vessel Yemeni fighters say they have […]

  • Iran Navy heads for Gulf

    Expect reports of pirate battles and run ins with the US Navy shortly. Iran’s 43rd Naval Fleet Sets Sail for Open Seas The Iranian Navy’s 43rd flotilla of warships started […]

  • Iran sends out pirate patrol

    Anticipate more press releases celebrating glorious pirate battles… Navy’s 42nd flotilla off to free waters The 42nd flotilla of Iran Navy, comprising Alvand destroyer and Tonb logistic-combat warship, has been […]

  • Fierce battles rage on Yemen’s coast

    Crucial route for shipping to the West. Fierce battles rage on Yemen’s coast near strategic entrance to Red Sea strait By AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fierce […]

  • Coalition secures Red Sea strait

    Residents on the Yemeni side of Bab al-Mandab reported air strikes and shelling by warships. Yemeni government, Saudi-led forces retake Red Sea strait BY NOAH BROWNING Loyalist Yemeni troops and […]

  • Bab el-Mandeb rebels bombed

    Houthi positions bombed by coalition. Yemen officials say coalition bombs rebels at Bab el-Mandeb SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen bombed insurgent positions near […]

  • China declines to confirm Djibouti plan

    New military base planned. China military declines to confirm Djibouti base plan BEIJING: China’s Defence Ministry on Thursday declined to confirm a report that it was in talks for a […]

  • Strait of Hormuz brings US, Iran closer

    Major regional maritime choke point. How security in Strait of Hormuz brings US, Iran closer The Strait of Hormuz is the only outlet that connects the Gulf to the high […]