STRIKES AGAINST HOUTHI REBELS IN YEMEN
The US and UK have launched military operations against Iran-controlled Houthi rebels in Yemen in response to the group’s insurgency in the Red Sea, raising concerns about the peace process and a crisis in Yemen. Area. “These attacks are a direct response to the Houthis’ unprecedented attack on international shipping in the Red Sea, including the first-ever use of missiles,” Biden said in a statement, noting that the attack posed a threat to American workers. He said the safety of seafarers in the public and commercial sectors was being compromised. “I will not hesitate to take further action to protect our people and businesses from free international trade.”
The Houthis are said to have carried out a total of 73 airstrikes. 5 soldiers lost their lives. He said they would retaliate for airstrikes and regular attacks that they said were aimed at mobilizing Palestinians against Israel. Heraud (who only gave his first name), who lives in Sana’a, woke up to the sound of a huge explosion north of the airport: “We saw a fire there and wanted to put it out. Half an hour later it was hit.” Fear.. “In the country where wars have been going on for about 10 years, millions of people living in oil fields face hunger in the morning, fearing a new conflict with the West. Mahmud, who only gave his name, said that soldiers were dispersed along the road in Hodeidah, Yemen’s Red Sea port, and security forces.
With military vehicles equipped with personnel, the British Ministry of Defense said that the first signs show that they are “Houthis”. They have the ability to threaten commercial ships. The Houthis, the military group that has controlled most of Yemen in the last decade, has controlled 15 percent of the world’s commercial maritime b order between Europe and Asia He attacked the ships at the mouth ofthe Red sea.
Four British Typhoon jets took off from Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri, Britain’s main air base in Cyprus, on Thursday evening local time, according to British government officials. British naval officer James Heappey told the BBC on Friday that two Voyager spacecraft were involved in the mission, adding that at least 14 targets were achieved. They flew south to join their American counterparts and bombed two targets in Huth-controlled Yemen for both drone and missile strikes, Shippy added. He said there were “immediate plans” not to send any British ships. Fears of increased Houthi attacks on commercial shipping have forced shipping lines to take longer, cheaper routes across Africa; It raises concerns that the flood of news about inflation and production cuts could derail the global economic recovery.
Automaker Tesla became the first major automaker to announce that slow shipments from Asia due to the Red Sea crisis forced it to close its factory in Germany for two weeks. But Washington needs to weigh its decision to open supply lines against the risk of war in the region. The United States also accuses Iran of participating in Houthi attacks and providing military and intelligence support to these attacks. “We believe they were involved in this at every level,” a senior US official told reporters.
Israel has killed more than 23,000 Palestinians in its fight to destroy Hamas, the rebel group that attacked Israel on October 7. 1,200 people died and 240 people were arrested. The US has troops in Syria and Iraq and has previously retaliated against attacks by Iranian-backed groups. In a meeting with reporters, senior officials and the military, Biden said he called his national security team after Tuesday’s attack and outlined response options for troops.
He then ordered Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to counter the attack. Lloyd Austin remains in the hospital due to complications from prostate cancer surgery. British Prime Minister Sunak said in a separate statement that the Royal Air Force had carried out targeted attacks against the army used by the Houthis. It was a dangerous attack on the army’s supply, he added, “This will not be tolerated.” He said that the target is the support of the UK, the USA, as well as the Netherlands, Canada and Bahrain. In connection with these attacks, “specific, appropriate and balanced self-defense measures aimed at reducing the Houthis’ military capabilities and blocking international supplies” were implemented.
The governments of Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand and South Korea are included. The United States and Britain issued a statement saying the allies will not hesitate to protect lives and commerce in important waterways in a bid to reduce tensions and restore stability in the Red Sea. More drones and missiles are being used. On the 19th, he warned that any attack by the US military on Yemen would lead to heavy military action.
However, its impact on international shipping and the increasing number of attacks have led to warnings from the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan and the Netherlands. The Red Sea route, stretching from the Suez canal to the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, is an important waterway for international trade. About 12% of global trade, including oil, gas, food and everything from toys to electricity, passes through the waterway that largely separates Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. In response to these attacks, the United States launched a new maritime security operation called Operation Prosperity Guardian with approximately 22 countries to increase security in the Red Sea, Bab el-Mandeb Strait, and Gulf of Aden United States and other warships often patrol narrow strips to protect
ships and prevent attacks.