Kuwaiti ‘death ship’ carrying cattle causes stench in Cape Town News

CAPE TOWN: A “death ship” carrying thousands of cattle whose foul smell caused a stink in top tourist city Cape Town is expected to continue its voyage to Iraq later on Tuesday, port officials said. The ship, en route from Brazil and carrying an estimated 19,000 cattle, docked in Cape Town on Sunday, bringing with … Read more

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

Ukrainian military says it sank a Russian landing ship in the Black Sea News

KYIV: Ukraine’s military said Wednesday it used naval drones to sink a Russian landing ship in the Black Sea, a report that has not been confirmed by Russian authorities. The Caesar Kunikov amphibious ship sank near Alupka, a city on the southern edge of the Crimean Peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014, Ukraine’s General Staff … Read more

Houthis fire two missiles at ship in Bab Al-Mandeb early Tuesday: US military News

RIYADH: Yemen’s Houthi rebels have fired two missiles at a ship in the Bab Al-Mandeb strait, the US military said early on Tuesday. The MV Star Iris, a Greek-owned, Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel transiting the Red Sea carrying corn from Brazil, suffered minor damage but the crew were not hurt, according to US Central Command.

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

Australian livestock ship returns home because of Red Sea attacks News

PERTH: A ship carrying thousands of livestock that has been stranded at sea for almost a month has finally docked in Australia, where welfare concerns mean some of the animals are expected to be offloaded. About 16,500 sheep and cattle have been stowed on the MV Bahijah since Jan. 5, when it sailed for the … Read more

Yemen’s Houthis say hit US ship, Washington denies attack News

LONDON: Israel’s war with the Palestinian militant group Hamas in densely populated Gaza has exposed deep fractures in the international system, leaving many asking how the UN’s “two-tier” model can realistically live up to its purported aim of achieving global peace. Criticism of the post-1945 international order is not new. In the context of Palestine, … Read more

Houthis say US ship hit in Gulf of Aden attack News

NEW DELHI: The US launched new strikes against Houthi anti-ship missiles aimed at the Red Sea on Thursday, as growing tensions in the region’s sea lanes disrupted global trade and raised fears of supply bottlenecks that could reignite inflation. The two Houthi anti-ship missiles targeted in the strikes were being prepared for firing into the … Read more

Indonesia dispatches naval hospital ship with humanitarian aid for Gaza  News

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan conducted retaliatory strikes on what it called “terrorist hideouts” inside Iran on Thursday, the Pakistani foreign ministry announced, in response to an attack by Tehran against alleged militants within its territory in which Islamabad said two children were killed. The strikes are the highest-profile cross-border attacks in recent years and come amid growing … Read more