A military spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition backing the Yemeni government has revealed that they’ve destroyed a Houthi bomb boat off the coast of Yemen.Learn More Sep 20 2019
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The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) has issued an alert, warning that a “maritime threat” has been reported in the Red Sea off of Yemen.Learn More Sep 17 2019
Naval forces belonging to the Saudi coalition in Yemen destroyed a boat full of explosives, that was allegedly set to attack an unidentified commercial vessel in the Red Sea.Learn More Jul 10 2019
Hundreds of weapons were found on a sailboat in the Gulf of Aden during a routine check by the US Navy.Learn More Aug 30 2018
I. Vlad Sutea
As the only sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the open sea, the Strait of Hormuz is the world’s most important hydrocarbon chokepoint, accounting for almost 40 percent of global energy transport. While Iran has repeatedly threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz in the past, recent attacks in the adjacent waters have heightened fears of an Iranian blockade. Although the likelihood of armed conflict in the region remains low, the possible impact of hostilities is far too serious to ignore.
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