A Yemeni shipping source said – today, Tuesday – that Ansar Allah forces The Houthis New ship targeted at The Red SeaWhile the US Army said it seized Iranian weapons that were destined for the Houthi group.
Reuters quoted the British Maritime Trade Authority as saying that it had received a report about an incident 100 nautical miles northwest of Al-Salif, near the city of… Hodeidah Yemeni, while the British newspaper The Telegraph quoted a source – today, Tuesday – that the ship targeted by the Houthis was “a Greek ship that was sailing from Vietnam to Israel,” indicating that it was empty of goods.
The Japanese shipping company “NYK” also announced that it had temporarily suspended navigation through the Red Sea, starting today, and that it had directed its ships nearby there to wait in safe waters and study the possibility of changing their course.
On the other hand, the US Central Command announced:CentcomToday, it seized advanced Iranian conventional weapons, which it said were destined for the Houthis, noting that investigations revealed that the Houthis used weapons like those seized to threaten navigation in the Red Sea, and that “Iran continues to ship lethal aid to the group.”
Calming the escalation
For his part, Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani said – today, Tuesday – that the situation in the Red Sea is very dangerous, and that the military option will not solve the current crisis there, while Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan expressed concern about… Regional security and freedom of navigation in the Red Sea, indicating that the priority is to calm down and reduce escalation.
For his part, the Iranian guide said: Ali Khamenei The Yemenis “cut Israel's vital arteries and did not fear the threats of the United States,” describing what the Houthis are doing in support of Palestine as “a great work that deserves praise and appreciation.”
This comes in the wake of US-British attacks on Houthi sites in Yemen, after the United States previously announced the formation of a multinational coalition, as part of what it called “OperationGuardian of prosperity“The Houthi group responded that this coalition will not stop its operations in the Red Sea, which it describes as aiming to support the Palestinian people in confronting the Israeli aggression against Gaza.