Since the start of the war, attacks by Iran-aligned groups on U.S. forces in the Middle East have increased, raising concerns of even greater escalation in the region. “These attacks pose a direct threat to international trade and maritime security,” the US military said. “We also have every reason to believe that these attacks, although carried out by the Houthis in Yemen, are fully supported by Iran.” The USA would now discuss measures in coordination with international partners.
In response to Israel’s war against Hamas, the Houthi rebels her Attacks on merchant ships in the Red Sea. There be all ships have a destination flying the flag of Israel that are owned or operated by Israeli companies, Houthi military spokesman Jahja Sari threatened again yesterday. Israel’s army spokesman Daniel Hagari emphasizes that the attacked ships have no connection to the state of Israel. One of the ships was significantly damaged. It is in danger of sinking.