Showing posts with label Red Sea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Red Sea. Show all posts

February 19, Houthi rebels’ attack severely damages a Belize-flagged ship in key strait leading to the Red Sea


Feb 19, 2024. Posted by Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Dubai,United Arab Emirates

A missile attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels 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.

February 7, CENTCOM confirms Yemen's attack on Greek bulk carrier


Feb 7, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) has confirmed that the Yemeni forces targeted MV Star Nasia, a Marshall Island-flagged, Greek-owned-and-operated bulk carrier transiting the Gulf of Aden.

February 6, US carrier pilot tells of distress in Red Sea missions


Feb 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The pilots on board the USS Eisenhower aircraft carrier have spoken about the distress they’ve experienced since they began their mission against Yemen in the Red Sea.

January 28 - Yemeni government urges US, Saudi Arabia to ‘eliminate’ Houthi threat


Chairman of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council Rashad al-Alimi speaks to reporters during a briefing at the embassy of Yemen in Riyadh, January 27, 2024. (AFP)


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Houthi attacks in the Red Sea might result in the militarisation of a crucial maritime route, raising shipping and insurance prices, and impeding the flow of critical supplies to Yemen.

January 15 - US-owned ship hit by missile off Yemen in latest attack


Jan 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


A missile struck a US-owned cargo ship off the coast of Yemen on Monday, a British security agency and maritime risk company said, a day after Houthi rebels fired a cruise missile at an American destroyer.

January 13 – New strike hits Houthi-held Yemen port city: Sources


Jan 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


A new strike hit the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Saturday following rocket fire by Iran-backed Houthis, security sources said.

January 10 – UK, US forces repel ‘largest attack’ yet by Yemen’s Houthis in Red Sea


A Houthi fighter holds up a pistol in the cargo area of the Galaxy Leader cargo ship in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. (Reuters)


Jan 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

US and UK forces have shot down more than 20 drones and missiles over the Red Sea launched by Yemen’s Houthis, in what London branded Wednesday the “largest attack” yet by the Iran-backed militia.

Houthis urge ships sailing through Bab-el-Mandeb to declare non-connection with Israel


Jan 7, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A member of the Houthi Supreme Political Council, has said that the ship sailing through Bab-el-Mandeb Strait have to declare that they have no connection with Israel.

US Navy gives positive briefing on ‘Prosperity Guardian’, yet Houthis appear undeterred

Jan 5, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


In a video press conference on 4 January 2024 Vice Admiral Brad Cooper, commander of US Naval Forces Central Command, US 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), gave a positive assessment of Operation ‘Prosperity Guardian’, which was launched by the US military to protect merchant ships in the Red Sea region.

Houthis claim targeting ship headed to Israeli ports in Red Sea


Jan 3, 2024. Hellas. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Yemeni-based Houthis declared on Wednesday that they had targeted a vessel named " CMA CGM TAGE," claiming it was en route to Israeli ports.

Two U.S. Navy Amphibs Leave Red Sea Despite Houthi Attacks on Shipping


USS Bataan (USN file image)

Dec 30, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The two U.S. Navy amphibs that were deployed to the Red Sea to deter Iranian-allied Houthi rebels have now been withdrawn to the Mediterranean, though attacks by Houthi forces continue unabated. 

Egypt, Jordan agree to use new shipping route to avoid disturbance in Red Sea’s Bab el Mandeb

Dec 24, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Egypt and Jordan have agreed to use a new shipping route between the two countries

US military operation in the Red Sea sparks tensions between Madrid and Washington

Joe Biden and Pedro Sánchez addressed the issue on Friday after Spain vetoed a plan for the EU to help with the mission via Operation Atalanta

 Dec 24, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The military operation launched by the United States to protect ships sailing in the Red Sea from attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels has caused unexpected tension between Madrid and Washington. 

Vessel attacked in Red Sea off Yemen coast, US blames Houthis


Dec 18, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Yemen's Houthi movement attacked two commercial ships in the Red Sea with naval drones on Monday, the Iran-backed group said, the latest in a surge of attacks over Israel's military campaign in Gaza.


Egypt's Suez Canal chief says 55 ships rerouted amid Red Sea tensions

Dec 17, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said Sunday that 55 ships have rerouted via the Cape of Good Hope since Nov. 19 amid attacks on ships in the Red Sea.

British Navy warship shoots down attack drone with missile in Red Sea


HMS Diamond has shot down a suspected attack drone

Dec 16, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A Royal Navy warship has shot down a suspected drone that was fired at merchant ships navigating the Red Sea.

Yemen rebels hit cargo ship in latest Red Sea attack


Dec 15, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Yemen's Huthi rebels struck a cargo ship in the Red Sea on Friday, causing a fire on deck in the latest of a near-daily series of attacks in the commercially vital waterway.