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.
ANKARA: The Turkish parliament will on Tuesday resume debate on approving Sweden’s request to join NATO, which has been on hold since May last year. Sweden and Finland dropped decades of military non-alignment and sought the nuclear protection afforded by the US-led defense organization in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year. Their bids … Read more