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Ship in Red Sea faces unknown fate

Dawn 22 Feb 2024
A cargo ship abandoned four days ago in the Gulf of Aden after it was hit by missiles fired by Yemen’s Houthis is still floating despite taking in water, and ...
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Ship abandoned in Red Sea faces unknown fate - sources

Middle East Monitor 21 Feb 2024
A cargo ship abandoned four days ago in the Gulf of Aden after it was hit by missiles fired by Yemen’s Houthis is still floating despite ...
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Attacks Hit Multiple Ships in Red Sea Corridor

Beijing News 20 Feb 2024
The UKMTO report said the incident happened about 110 kilometers north of Djibouti, and that the crew was safe and the ship was traveling to its next port of call ... The ship was carrying grain from Argentina to Yemen's port of Aden.
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Admiral: Houthi Fight is US Navy's First Combat Operation Since WWII

The Maritime Executive 20 Feb 2024
"I think you'd have to go back to World War II where you have ships engaged in combat," Vice Adm ... Iran has not confirmed the cyberattack, but has issued a stern warning against anyone who might think about interfering with the ship.
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Houthi attack hits ship

Billings Gazette 20 Feb 2024
Another ship reportedly came under attack twice in the Gulf of Aden ... Late Monday night, the UKMTO and Ambrey reported a suspected Houthi drone attack targeting a ship off Djibouti in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait.
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Houthi rebels' attack severely damages a Belize-flagged ship in key strait leading to the Red Sea

Gloucester Times 20 Feb 2024
Another ship reportedly came twice under attack in the Gulf of Aden ... Late Monday, the UKMTO and Ambrey reported a suspected Houthi drone attack targeting a ship off Djibouti in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait.
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Yemen’s Houthis Say Ship Attacked in Gulf of Aden May Sink

Hamodia 19 Feb 2024
Security firm LSS-SAPU, which is in charge of safety on the Rubymar, said the crew evacuated after two missiles hit, and were picked up by another commercial ship which took them to Djibouti.
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Yemen's Houthis say ship attacked in Gulf of Aden may sink

The New Arab 19 Feb 2024
Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Sarea said in a statement that the Rubymar's crew was safe but that the ship was badly damaged and at risk of sinking ... They were picked up by another commercial ship which took them to Djibouti.
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Red Sea tensions: Cargo ship abandoned in Gulf of Aden after Houthi Attack

Gulf Business 19 Feb 2024
The crew abandoned the ship early on Monday after seeking assistance from Djibouti authorities ... .
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Crew abandon British-registered cargo ship off Yemen after Houthi attack

RNZ 19 Feb 2024
The crew of a Belize-flagged, British-registered cargo vessel have abandoned ship off Yemen after it was hit by missiles fired by the Houthi movement ... During the operation, we made sure that the ship's crew exited safely.".
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Inside the US Navy’s frontline fight against the Houthis in the Red Sea

CNN 14 Feb 2024
But in a notable shift, Iran moved the ship to the coast of Djibouti earlier this month for the first time in over two years, Miguez said. That has reduced the Houthis’ capability to track ships in the Gulf of Aden, Miguez said.
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Houthis attack Iran-bound ship

Globes 12 Feb 2024
The main reason for the Houthis' difficulty in monitoring shipping in the Red Sea is the withdrawal of Iranian spy ship Behshad, which has left the area and is now anchored at a Chinese base in Djibouti.
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How conflict in the Middle East is squeezing global supply chains and affecting consumers

The Irish Times 10 Feb 2024
Container ship Kota Rahmat approaches the Bab-el-Mandeb strait last month in Obock, Djibouti. Many cargo ships crossing into the Red Sea are declaring that they have no links to Israel to avoid being targeted by Yemen’s Houthi rebel groups.
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U.S. Strikes Multiple Houthi Bomb Boats and Antiship Missiles

The Maritime Executive 09 Feb 2024
The Iranian spy ship Behshad, which is widely suspected of providing targeting information for the Houthis in the Gulf of Aden, put into port at Djibouti on February 2 and is no longer loitering near the shipping lanes of Bab el-Mandeb.
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Yemen’s stand

Dawn 03 Feb 2024
It is a narrow channel of water — about 26 kilometres wide — that separates Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula from Djibouti on the Horn of Africa ... of international shipping passes to the Suez Canal.
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