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Saudi led forces destroy 2 ‘explosive-laden’ vessels in the Red Sea – Dryad

boat in gun sights

PortandTerminal.com, July 11, 2020 DUBAI – The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen has destroyed two explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea on Thursday, the coalition’s spokesperson said. Dryad Global and Al Jezeera are reporting that two remotely controlled boats belonged to Houthi forces were threatening navigation, according to the spokesperson’s statement carried on Saudi state news …

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Yemeni Rebels Warn Iran Plans Another Strike Soon (WSJ)

PortandTerminal.com, September 22, 2019 The information has been passed along to the Saudis and the U.S., according to people briefed on the warnings BEIRUT—The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Houthi militants in Yemen have warned foreign diplomats that Iran is preparing a follow-up strike to the missile and drone attack that crippled Saudi Arabia’s oil industry a week ago. …

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Iran is being crushed by sanctions. Is that its reason to attack Saudi Arabia?

PortandTerminal.com, September 20, 2019 WASHINGTON – While Iran has officially denied responsibility for last week’s attacks on Saudi oil facilities, the likelihood of its involvement at some level is probable. Yemen’s Houthi rebels, who have the claimed the attacks, are closely aligned with and funded by Iran. It is unlikely that an attack of this sophistication and magnitude could have …

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Saudi Energy Minister – Oil supply back online. Iran responsible for attack. Ok…

PortandTerminal.com, September 17, 2019 Saudi Energy Minister agrees with Mike Pompeo that the drone attacks came from Iran. Production capacity has been restored he says and Aramco’s IPO is moving forward per plan. Well, that’s that then. Move on. Nothing to see here. JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman held a press conference today …

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Children playing in Aden, Yemen

PortandTerminal.com, August 11, 2019 Yemen’s Houthi rebels killed at least 40 people in a missile-and-drone attack Thursday on the government-controlled port city of Aden. Pulverised by airstrikes and tank shells, Yemen’s port city is back in Houthi control. WARNING – THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS DISTURBING VISUALS THAT SOME READERS MAY FIND UPSETTING. ADEN, YEMEN – An airstrike launched by the Houthi …

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Yemeni oil tanker ‘threatens environmental disaster four times worse than Exxon Valdez’

PortandTerminal.com, July 24, 2019 A stranded tanker loaded with oil off the coast of Yemen is threatening a massive environmental disaster in the Red Sea with experts describing the situation as a “floating bomb”. RAS ISA, YEMEN – An abandoned tanker loaded with oil is threatening a major environmental disaster near the coast of Yemen, the United Nations has said, amid expert warnings of …

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Allies play hard to get on U.S. proposal to protect oil shipping lanes

PortandTerminal.com, July 19, 2019 DUBAI/PARIS (Reuters) – The United States is struggling to win its allies’ support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension with Iran, six sources familiar with the matter said. “The Americans have been talking to anyone interested about setting something up, mainly looking …

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BREAKING: U.S. wants an international military coalition to patrol off of Iran and Yemen’s coasts

PortandTerminal.com, July 9, 2019 Reuters reported last night that the US Administration wants a military coalition to address the maritime threat that it feels Iran and Yemen pose to American and international security (oil) interests in the region. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to …

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