Houthi attack severely damages Belize-flagged ship in key strait leading to Red Sea News

DUBAI: A missile attack by Yemen’s Houthis that damaged a Belize-flagged ship traveling through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait that connects the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden has forced the crew to abandon the vessel, authorities said Monday. Another ship reportedly came twice under attack in the Gulf of Aden. The Iran-backed Houthis also … Read more

Houthis suspected in attack that damaged a Belize-flagged ship in Bab el-Mandeb Strait News

BAGHDAD: A visit by the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force to Baghdad has led to a pause in attacks on US troops by Iran-aligned groups in Iraq, multiple Iranian and Iraqi sources told Reuters, saying it was a sign Tehran wants to prevent a broader conflict. Esmail Qaani met representatives of several of the … Read more

Israel strikes Iranian gas pipelines in covert attack: NYT News

GAZA STRIP, Palestinian Territories: Israel said it had taken 100 people into custody at one of Gaza’s main hospitals Saturday after troops raided the facility, with fears mounting for patients and staff trapped inside.The deadly bombardment of Gaza continued overnight with another 100 people killed in Israeli strikes, according to the Hamas-run health ministry.At least … Read more

Attack on ship south of Yemen’s Al Mukha reports UKMTO News

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) agency said early on Monday it had received a report of an incident 40 nautical miles (74 km) south of Yemen’s Al Mukha. The ship reported it had been attacked by two missiles, but the crew were safe and the vessel is proceeding to its next port of … Read more

6 people wounded, 2 assailants killed during an attack at a Turkish courthouse News

RIYADH: The US military said early on Tuesday it had conducted a strike against “explosive uncrewed surface vehicles” belonging to the Houthis in Yemen on Monday afternoon. The statement by the US Central Command, or CENTCOM, said the vehicles “presented an imminent threat to US Navy ships and merchant vessels in the region” and the … Read more

Palestinian foreign ministry condemns Jewish extremist attack on abbot in Jerusalem News

GAZA STRIP: Palestinian militants kept up attacks against Israeli forces on Sunday in the Gaza Strip’s two main cities, weeks after they were overrun by troops and tanks, in a sign Hamas still maintains some control ahead of any potential truce. Scores were reported killed in overnight strikes across the Gaza Strip on Sunday, after Hamas … Read more

Drone attack sets Russian refinery ablaze: governor News

MOSCOW: A fire broke out overnight at a major Russian oil refinery in the southwestern Volgograd region, authorities said Saturday, after a drone strike claimed by Ukraine. Kyiv has launched drone attacks on Russia for months during Moscow’s almost two-year offensive, and a Ukrainian defense source told AFP Kyiv’s SBU security service had “organized” the … Read more

Knife attack leaves three people wounded in Paris, police say News

Biden is left with few choices as immigration takes center stage in American politics SCOTTSDALE, Arizona: Almost immediately after he walked into the Oval Office on his first day as president, Joe Biden began rolling back his predecessor’s immigration policies, which he had assailed throughout the 2020 campaign as harsh and inhumane. A lot has … Read more

Attack foiled at Israel’s Sweden embassy: ambassador News

STOCKHOLM: An object believed to be an explosive device was found outside the Israeli Embassy in Stockholm on Wednesday and destroyed by the national bomb squad, Swedish police said. Embassy staff had notified police of the object, triggering a large response from law enforcement, police said. The device was later detonated in a controlled manner, … Read more