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  • Iran Moves Into Somalia

    06/17/2024 5:34:44 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | June 17, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    And the terrorists can thank Rep. Ilhan Omar. After six months of Iran using its Houthi Jihadis to impose a blockade near Yemen while defying Biden to do anything about it, the Islamic global terror state is moving on to a Somali blockade.Current reports suggest that the Houthis, an Iranian Shiite terror group, is negotiating to provide weapons to Yemen’s Al-Shabaab, a Sunni Jihadist group allied with Al Qaeda, to expand Iran’s control over shipping. While Al-Shabaab has operated using the conventional Al Qaeda playbook of rifles and IEDs, the Houthis (pictured above) can offer upgraded drones and missile technology.And...
  • Houthis Attack 3 Israeli Ships in 24 Hours, Expands Target Area to Mediterranean & Arabian Seas

    06/15/2024 1:15:18 AM PDT · by srmanuel · 12 replies
    Marine Insight ^ | May 25 | MI News Network
    This attack is a couple of weeks old; I haven't seen any reporting on this incident, conflicting reports exist on how successful the attacks were. The astounding part is supposedly the Houthis armed with sophisticated weapons from Iran have attempted to hit a moving tanker in the Mediterranean over 1000 miles away from Yemen. If the attacks are true and the tanker was actually damage in the Mediterranean that represents a major escalation in the wars in the Middle East. Here are a couple of other links about the attack. https://maritime-executive.com/article/houthi-claim-long-range-attacks-including-lpg-carrier-in-the-mediterranean https://safety4sea.com/houthis-claim-attacks-on-three-ships/
  • Amnesty International had a booth at the pro-terrorist Detroit conference

    06/02/2024 12:49:56 PM PDT · by Freeleesy · 9 replies
    JPost ^ | May 30, 2024
    In a video posted by event co-organizer Palestinian Youth Movement on Instagram, an Amnesty booth could be seen in the vendor fair at the May 24-26 conference. Human rights NGO Amnesty International had a booth at the Detroit People’s Conference for Palestine, which featured terrorist group members as speakers, honored and quoted terrorists, and promoted armed action against the State of Israel. Amnesty USA confirmed that it had a table “to share our organization’s work around the world, especially in the ongoing conflict in Gaza,” and “offered participants the opportunity to join our petition calling for a ceasefire in Gaza,”...
  • Houthis: We carried out a combined missile attack against the American aircraft carrier Dwight Eisenhower

    05/31/2024 3:58:13 AM PDT · by FRinCanada2 · 41 replies
    Telegram - Behold Israel ^ | 31 May 2024 | Amir
    Spokesman of the military arm of the Houthis: We carried out a combined missile attack against the American aircraft carrier Dwight Eisenhower in the Red Sea in response to last night's attacks in Yemen
  • Houthis Target Maersk and MSC Vessels as They Vow to Renew Attacks

    04/25/2024 4:12:34 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE ^ | 4-24-24 | THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE
    Security services received reports of an explosion near an unidentified vessel today in the Red Sea. It is the first acknowledged report in days and came just hours after the Houthis issued a renewed threat on their official channels. Details were vague on today’s incident with the UK Maritime Trade Organization issuing only brief details. They received a report from a vessel of an explosion in the water approximately 72 nautical miles southeast of the port of Djibouti. The statement only said that there had been an explosion “at a distance,” and that the crew and vessel were reported safe....
  • Yemen's Houthis target four vessels in Gulf of Aden, spokesman says

    04/10/2024 2:18:48 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4-10-24 | Reuters
    Yemen's Houthis said on Wednesday they targeted four vessels, including what they described as a U.S. warship, with drones and naval missiles in the Gulf of Aden, part of their stated campaign of solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza. The Iran-aligned group attacked "MSC Darwin ship, MSC GINA, MV Yorktown" along with the U.S. destroyer, the group's military spokesman Yahya Sarea said in a televised speech. The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had destroyed an inbound anti-ship ballistic missile over the Gulf of Aden that was launched by Houthis and likely targeting the MV Yorktown. There were no injuries...
  • NBC: "Is US prepared to cut military aid to Israel amid intense fighting?"

    04/05/2024 7:26:23 AM PDT · by Freeleesy · 6 replies
    Today on NBC ^ | Apr 5, 2024
    White House national security council spokesperson John Kirby joins TODAY to address the airstrikes that killed members of World Central Kitchen and the calls for an independent investigation. He also weighs in on if the United States is prepared to cut military aid to Israel if they don’t see meaningful changes in fighting. Guthrie: ...The IDF has just released its findings. It says the strike on the vehicle a grave mistake, stemming from a serious failure from mistaken identification, errors in decision-making and an standard operating procedures. Errors in decision-making.. The WCK says, fine, but it wants an independent investigation......
  • Israel's IDF strikes Iran-linked operatives, assets in eastern Syria; more than 15 said killed

    03/26/2024 9:33:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 03/26/2024 | Emanuel Fabian
    The Israeli Air Force carried out airstrikes in the predawn hours of Tuesday morning in eastern Syria, targeting Iranian assets and operatives involved in a recent plot to smuggle advanced arms to West Bank terrorists, The Times of Israel has learned. More than 15 people were reportedly killed in the strikes in the Deir Ezzor and al-Bukamal areas, close to Syria’s border with Iraq. The strikes targeted assets belonging to Iran’s Unit 4000, the Special Operations Division of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ Intelligence Organization, and the special operations unit of the IRGC’s Quds Force in Syria, known as Unit...
  • Houthis Strike Chinese Tanker With Ballistic Missile Despite Their Agreement With China to Spare Their Ships

    03/24/2024 8:59:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Red State ^ | 03/24/2024 | streiff
    Despite an agreement with China to give safe passage to all Chinese shipping in the Red Sea, the Houthis struck a Chinese ship with a ballistic missile on Saturday.From 2:50 to 4:30 a.m. (Sanaa time) March 23, the Iranian-backed Houthis launched four anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBM) into the Red Sea in the vicinity of M/V Huang Pu, a Panamanian-flagged, Chinese-owned, Chinese-operated oil tanker.At 4:25 p.m. (Sanaa time), a fifth ballistic missile was detected as fired toward M/V Huang Pu. The ship issued a distress call but did not request assistance. M/V Huang Pu suffered minimal damage, and a fire on...
  • Lawless Seas: Indian Navy Raids and Rescues Cargo Ship Hijacked by Somali Pirates

    03/17/2024 6:28:16 AM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Mar. 17, 2024 | Paul Serran
    The major disruption caused by Yemeni Houthis in the Red Sea is hardly the only trouble spot in the world’s increasingly dangerous seas. An Indian navy warship has intercepted a hijacked cargo ship in the Indian Ocean, safely rescued all 17 crew members, and detained all 35 Somali pirates. The Indian navy vessel INS Kolkata came to the rescue of the Bulgarian ship MV Ruen, which was hijacked by pirates back on December 14, 2023. The operation lasted no less than 40 hours. The hijacking of the Ruen was the first successful action by Somali pirates in the past six...
  • Yemen’s Houthis reported to have a hypersonic missile, possibly raising stakes in Red Sea crisis

    03/15/2024 9:04:01 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 26 replies
    AP ^ | 3/14/24 | Jon Gambrel
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim to have a new, hypersonic missile in their arsenal, Russia’s state media reported Thursday, potentially raising the stakes in their attacks on shipping in the Red Sea and surrounding waterways against the backdrop of Israel’s war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The report by the state-run RIA Novosti news agency cited an unidentified official but provided no evidence for the claim. It comes as Moscow maintains an aggressively counter-Western foreign policy amid its grinding war on Ukraine.
  • Demand For Russian Rail Cargo Surges After Houthi Read Sea Attacks - Reports

    03/11/2024 3:38:49 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 3/11/24
    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Demand for transporting goods from Asia to Europe by rail via Russia has increased by an average of 30% since the start of the Red Sea crisis, the Financial Times newspaper reported, citing logistics companies and rail operators. German shipping company DHL said that requests to transport goods on Russian railways have increased by 40% since container ships began traveling along alternative routes following the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, the report said on Sunday. At the same time, Netherlands-based Rail Bridge Cargo said that rail freight traffic via Russia was 31% higher this year compared...
  • Houthis Open Ramadan with Promise to Stage More Red Sea Attacks

    03/11/2024 7:29:56 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/11/2024 | FRANCES MARTEL
    The head of the Yemeni Houthi terrorist organization, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, issued remarks on the eve of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on Sunday guaranteeing to his supporters that he would continue to orchestrate terrorist attacks against commercial ships in the Red Sea despite the holiday season. “We will continue our operations and many of our fundamental and necessary activities must continue,” Houthi promised, according to the Iranian state Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). Houthi’s terrorist group, formally known as “Ansar Allah,” began a campaign of drone and missile strikes against seemingly random ships attempting to navigate in the greater...
  • Three sailors dead after Houthis strike ship in Gulf of Aden, US says

    03/06/2024 6:11:10 PM PST · by hardspunned · 61 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 3/6/24 | Patrick Wintour
    Three sailors have died and others have been injured after a Houthi missile attack on a ship in the Gulf of Aden, US officials have said – the first fatalities of crew of commercial shipping since the Houthis began launching strikes at ships in waters off Yemen last year. The officials told US news agencies that the crew of the MV True Confidence had abandoned ship after the attack, which was claimed by the Houthis. The British embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, posted on X: “At least two innocent sailors have died. This was the sad but inevitable consequence...
  • Why the US is Losing the War to the Houthis

    03/05/2024 4:16:26 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 40 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | 5 March 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    After Biden came home from his Caribbean vacation, the Deputy Defense Secretary came back from hers and the Secretary of Defense was on the verge of being released from the hospital, airstrikes were finally authorized against the Houthi Jihadis attacking ships in the Red Sea. Biden said that the air strikes sent “a clear message that the United States and our partners will not tolerate attacks on our personnel or allow hostile actors to imperil freedom of navigation in one of the world’s most critical commercial routes.” The message was not very clear since the Houthis then struck a bulk...
  • First Ship Sinks in Red Sea As a Result of Houthi Strikes, Fuel, Fertilizer Create Ecological Nightmare

    03/02/2024 8:51:03 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Red State ^ | 03/02/2024 | Bob Hoge
    The first ship to sink as a result of Houthi rebel strikes is the Belize-flagged Rubymar, which descended into the depths of the Red Sea, officials announced Saturday. The Houthi attacks have had international implications as major companies have started avoiding the crucial shipping lanes and opting for safer - but longer and more expensive - routes. Via the Associated Press:The sinking of the Rubymar comes as shipping through the crucial waterway for cargo and energy shipments moving from Asia and the Middle East to Europe has been affected by the Houthi attacks.Already, many ships have turned away from the...
  • Rubymar cargo ship attacked by Houthis has sunk, Yemeni government says

    03/02/2024 8:23:12 AM PST · by Avalon Memories · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3/2/24 | Reuters-no author
    ADEN, Yemen, March 2 (Reuters) - The Rubymar cargo ship, attacked last month, has sunk in the southern Red Sea, Yemen's internationally recognised government said in a statement on Saturday. If verified, it would be the first vessel lost since Houthi militants began targeting commercial shipping in November. [ed., Sinking has since been verified by multiple outlets including UK maritime shipping office.] The government statement said the ship sunk on Friday night and warned of an "environmental catastrophe". The ship was carrying more than 41,000 tons of fertilizer when it came under attack, the U.S. military's Central Command previously said.
  • Sen. Kaine calls Biden’s claims of self-defense against Houthis ‘laughable’

    02/28/2024 11:42:41 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/28/2024 | CLAYTON VICKERS
    The Biden administration’s legal justification for its attacks on Houthi militants in Yemen is “laughable,” Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said at a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing Tuesday on United States actions in the Red Sea. Speaking to defense officials, Kaine said though “Houthi behavior is abhorrent,” he has “grave skepticism” about the administration’s interpretation of presidential military powers under Article 2 of the Constitution. “A narrow mission to defend U.S. shipping, both military and commercial — that is Article 2 self-defense,” Kaine said. “Article 2 self-defense means you can defend U.S. personnel, you can defend U.S. military assets, you...
  • Lakewood Church Shooter in Hijab Praised Hamas and Osama bin Laden

    02/16/2024 6:32:06 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 22 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 15 Feb, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    "Don't worry my MUSLIMS brothers I am pass the threat phase. I'm in planning mode." A mentally unstable leftist shot 3 Muslims in Burlington, VT and every political figure, including Biden and Kamala, and the entire media falsely claimed it was “Islamophobia” and “anti-Palestinianism” until it turned out that the shooter supported Hamas. A mentally unstable woman walks into a pro-Israel church with a rifle that says “Palestine” on it after appearing in a hijab and there’s uncomfortable fidgeting. The police claimed that she had “antisemitic writings”, they neglected to mention the overt support for Islamic terrorism. Moreno’s Telegram posts...
  • Houthis knock out underwater cables linking Europe to Asia - report

    02/26/2024 10:04:41 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 02/26/2024
    The successful targeting of the four cables, which are believed to belong to the AAE-1, Seacom, EIG, and TGN systems, marks a serious disruption of communications between Europe and Asia.Four underwater communications cables between Saudi Arabia and Djibouti have been struck out of commission in recent months, presumably as a result of attacks by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, according to an exclusive report in the Israeli news site Globes. The successful targeting of the four cables, which are believed to belong to the AAE-1, Seacom, EIG, and TGN systems, marks a serious disruption of communications between Europe and Asia. Most...