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Houthis Say They Attacked British-Owned Cargo Ship, U.S. Warship & Israel’s Eilat City

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Houthis Say They Attacked British-Owned Cargo Ship, U.S. Warship & Israel’s Eilat City

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On February 22, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) in Yemen claimed responsibility for launching missile attacks against a British cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden.

“The naval forces of the Yemeni armed forces carried out an attack against a British ship, the Islander, in the Gulf of Aden, with several missiles,” Houthi military spokesperson Brigade General Yahya Sarea said in a statement.

The missiles directly hit the ship, causing a fire on it, said the spokesman, who also announced that an American destroyer in the Red Sea was targeted with several drones.

In the same statement, Brig. Gen. Sarea said that the Houthis also fired several ballistic missiles and drones towards the southernmost Israeli city of Eilat.

Earlier, the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said that the Houthis fired two anti-ship ballistic missiles from southern Yemen into the Gulf of Aden. The command confirmed that the Palau-flagged, British-owned Islander was hit, but said that the ship was continuing its voyage.

CENTCOM also announced that aircraft and warships from the U.S.-led Operation Prosperity Guardian had shot down six Houthi suicide drones over the Red Sea.

“The OWA [one-way attack] UAVs [unmanned aerial vehicles] were identified by the U.S. Central Command as likely targeting U.S. and coalition warships and were an imminent threat,” the command said in a statement.

Separately, the Israeli military said that its Arrow air defense system intercepted a ballistic missile that was apparently launched by the Houthis (Ansar Allah) from Yemen over the Red Sea. The missile was on its way to Eilat.

The Houthis, who are backed by Iran, have targeted dozens of Israel-affiliated vessels and others owned by the U.S. and the United Kingdom in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden since November 19 in response to the ongoing Israeli war and siege on the Gaza Strip.

The group escalated on February 22 by sending shippers and insurers formal notice of what they termed a ban on vessels linked to Israel, the U.S. and the UK from sailing in surrounding seas.

The communication, the first to the shipping industry outlining a ban, came in the form of two notices from the Houthis’ newly dubbed Humanitarian Operations Coordination Center sent to shipping insurers and firms.

Ships that are wholly or partially owned by Israeli individuals or entities and Israel-flagged vessels, or are owned by US or British individuals or entities, or sailing under their flags, are banned from the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea, the notices said.

“The Humanitarian Operations Center was established in Sanaa to coordinate the safe and peaceful passage of ships and vessels that have no connection to Israel,” a senior Houthi official told Reuters on the same day.

The U.S. and UK have already carried out dozens of strikes on Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen. However, the group remains undeterred as evident by its recent attacks.

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stopthewarnow

i was wondering why the ships never sink, but this is obvious. houthi are just damaging them because to have them on the bottom of the sea leaking oil can have serious consequenses for the environment. they have time and just wait until useful idiots will bring them more victories, honour and trophy weapons.

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Mowaten

also they dont want to kill the innocent crew members (so far they have killed nobody), their strategic goal does not require killing, it only requires deterring ships from going to and from ports of occupied palestine, and make their costs skyrocket, which they are achieving.

No love for 1776!

houthis stronger then u.s army lgbt soldier!

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CEO of Yapping

they lower the education level… that didn’t help and not long ago they even allow criminals to join the army. there was a report someone sent me, tldr, the gangs in south-america would join the army to get the green card to live in the us… they don’t give a fuk about the us.

an egyptian military officer said, every year the us officers that come to egypt become gayer and gayer, nothing more. lmfao.

Mowaten

the us human drones don’t need education or brains, they are just required to obey and press the buttons when ordered. that’s what their imperial masters want, they can’t have people thinking and asking basic questions like “why the fuck are we all over the world bombing and intimidating all these people?” or “how does that make the us safer?”

CEO of Yapping

yeah i don’t think many of them even show up… also, to be fair a lot of them leaving or not joining the military because of the us actions and wars in the world (as you point out). that is why the us is allowing gangs and people with lower education join the military.

but none of it saved the military from a recruiting crisis… and this is nothing changing.

CEO of Yapping

the pentagon: “we welcome any country to join operation “prosperity guardian” in the red sea and gulf of aden”

they are on their knees in front of xi begging to do something. now they are begging other countries to join them… what happened? can’t protect zionists and your own ships even? lmfao. ofc, no one wants to join them, as houthis would attack their ships as well and be seen as nazi zionist protector.

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CEO of Yapping

the pentagon: “over the past 72 hours, we have witnessed an increase in ansarullah attacks on the red sea”

they want a war with china and they think they could face iran navy in persian gulf/oman sea? when they have problems in the red sea alone… against houthis…taiwan buddy just make a peace deal.

Paul

no they don’t. they just want to scare americans into coughing up money to boeing and lockheed.

everyone knows china will win a war.

CEO of Yapping

yes, right now they are just talking about it but who knows… like in reality the number one enemy of the us is china. no matter what, china will become the next superpower. i don’t believe the us just sit down and do nothing.

Paul

the americans know one sunken carrier and the empire is over. the blow to prestige would cause a global abandonment of america as an ally.

Paul

c’mon russia. give yemen kinzhal missiles.

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CEO of Yapping

did you listen to the speech by the russian representative at the icj? moscow urged the world court to impose no obligations on “israel” but to urge only a return to the dead “peace process.” this terrible speech comes on the same day that “israel”, continues to carry out terrorist attacks against damascus, crimes that could not take place without russia’s effective permission.

they were supporting israel. the chinese representative at icj kick the zionists…

CEO of Yapping

zionist-stan has a lot of russian zionists – maybe that is why and also because of ukraine war, they don’t want to be hold by the same shit.

“israel is home to a core russian-jewish population of 900,000, and an enlarged population of 1,544,000 (including halakhically non-jewish members of jewish households, but excluding those who reside in israel illegally).” that is 1 in 9 people in israel… as of 2022, approximately 15% of the israeli population is russian-speaking.

CEO of Yapping

what is funny is the fact none of these zionists support russia… as a matter of fact they want to end russia and divide russia into small countries.

so, i would say russian said that at icj because they don’t want to be hold in case they get there as well (because of ukraine war).

also, moscow recognized israel’s crimes and said there is no excuse for them – but zionists welcomed russia point of view ofc.

Mowaten

(cont’d) which in turn means iran was able to strenghten houthis, hezbollah, syria and hamas against israel. also, despite their apparent ‘neutrality’ when it comes to israeli strikes on syria, the very fact that they sided with the syrian gov and gave them huge military support is a huge thorn in the side of israhell

CEO of Yapping

iran got russia into syria… yes russia agreed to help syria but that is because it is important for them. if syria failed by isil which then the us would occupy a lot more of syria it would cost russia.

the only reason the us give so much support to israel is because they are the only people that support the us goals in the region. the us don’t give a fuk about jews or zionists… they want to control oil and gas.

thewhiterose

icj is totally corrupted, remember kosovo?

Paul

it’s not about israel. it’s about ending the american empire.

CEO of Yapping

russia, china and iran should end the us puppets one by one in order to achieve that goal.

iraq-done, afghanistan-done, syria-working on it, lebanon-done, yemen-done, ukraine-working on it, taiwan-in near future…

they are killing the us puppets… remember this report by wp, three countries undermining afghanistan progress that president trump didn’t call out… russia, iran and china.

Mowaten

and manpads to hamas, that would be quite a game-changer! russia has no reason to refrain, seing what nato is doing arming ukronazis

Jesus is lord

what is best scripture for salvation? romans 10:9-10

“that if you confess with your mouth, “jesus is lord,” and believe in your heart that god raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 for it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved. ”

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Emanuel Gomes Bueno - Brasil

glória aos amados houthíes, vitória e poder ao invencível yemen!

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Emanuel Gomes Bueno - Brasil

se os americanos não conseguem vencer os houthíes do yemen, como vencerão a china no mar amarelo? hahahaha

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