News and updates about Yemen

US army:

'We destroyed more than 80 drones during Iranian attack'

CENTCOM says US forces destroyed more than 80 Iranian drones and at least six ballistic missiles intended to strike Israel from Iran and Yemen.

'We destroyed more than 80 drones during Iranian attack'

Houthis claim:

'We targeted a US warship'

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they targeted four vessels, including what they described as a US warship, with drones and naval missiles.

'We targeted a US warship'

Houthis claim:

'We fired at British, US and Israeli ships'

Houthi forces claim they targeted a British ship and a number of US frigates in the Red Sea, and two Israeli vessels in the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean.

'We fired at British, US and Israeli ships'

US could reconsider designation of Houthis

US special envoy for Yemen says US would consider revoking its recent designation of Houthis as terrorists if they cease their shipping attacks in and around the Red Sea.

US could reconsider designation of Houthis

US destroys Houthi aerial systems in Yemen

CENTCOM says the unmanned aerial systems presented a threat to US and coalition forces and merchant vessels in the region.

US destroys Houthi aerial systems in Yemen

Report:

Houthis agreed not to attack Chinese and Russian ships

Bloomberg reports that the Yemen-based Houthis have told China and Russia their ships can sail through the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden without being attacked.

Houthis agreed not to attack Chinese and Russian ships

For the first time:

Cruise missile from Yemen fell near Eilat

IDF confirms that a cruise missile fired from Yemen on Sunday night fell near the city of Eilat. IDF investigating why the missile was not intercepted.

Cruise missile from Yemen fell near Eilat

Houthis:

'We will continue naval blockade on Israel'

Houthi Defense Minister says the attacks against American and British ships will not stop.

'We will continue naval blockade on Israel'

US army destroys Houthi drone in the Red Sea

CENTCOM also says it destroyed five unmanned surface vessels and one UAV in self-defense, in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen.

US army destroys Houthi drone in the Red Sea

Report:

US held secret talks with Iran on Houthi attacks

US and Iranian officials tell The Financial Times the US has held secret talks with Iran in a bid to convince Tehran to use its influence over the Houthis to end attacks in the Red Sea.

US held secret talks with Iran on Houthi attacks

Houthis claim:

'We attacked a US ship in the Red Sea'

Houthi rebels claim they the "US ship Pinocchio", vow to escalate their operations.

'We attacked a US ship in the Red Sea'

US army:

'The Houthis killed innocent civilians'

US Central Command posts photo showing the damage caused to a commercial ship which was attacked by the Houthis, resulting in the deaths of three people.

'The Houthis killed innocent civilians'

For the first time:

Houthi attack on ship results in fatalities

Houthis launch ballistic missile at commercial ship in the Gulf of Aden, resulting in at least two fatalities among crew members.

Houthi attack on ship results in fatalities

In Red Sea:

US army shoots down Houthi missiles and drones

US army announces strikes on Houthi targets after the Houthis claimed they targeted two US warship destroyers in the Red Sea.

US army shoots down Houthi missiles and drones

Houthis vow:

'We will continue targeting British ships'

Yemen's Houthis say they will continue targeting British ships in the Gulf of Aden following the sinking of a UK-owned vessel on the weekend.

'We will continue targeting British ships'

Due to imminent threats

US Army destroys Houthi targets

CENTCOM says it destroyed three unmanned surface vessels, two mobile anti-ship cruise missiles and a one-way attack unmanned aerial vehicle in the Red Se area.

US Army destroys Houthi targets

Iran:

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

Iran criticizes US and British strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen, says the two countries seek to "escalate tensions and crises" in the region.

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

Houthis claim:

'We targeted a US-owned oil tanker'

US Central Command says it shot down one anti-ship ballistic missile launched into the Gulf of Aden from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen that was likely targeting the tanker.

'We targeted a US-owned oil tanker'

Houthis vow to ramp up attacks in Red Sea

Houthis claim responsibility for attacks on UK-owned cargo ship and a drone assault on an American destroyer, as well as missile attack on Eilat.

Houthis vow to ramp up attacks in Red Sea

EU launches mission to protect ships from Houthis

European Union launches a mission to help protect international shipping in the Red Sea from attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels.

EU launches mission to protect ships from Houthis

British ship comes under attack near Yemen

Explosion damages Belize-flagged, UK-registered and Lebanese-operated cargo ship. Crew unharmed.

British ship comes under attack near Yemen

US strikes Houthi targets in Yemen

US army says it struck four Houthi unmanned surface vessels and seven mobile anti-ship cruise missiles that were prepared to be launched.

US strikes Houthi targets in Yemen

US forces down Houthi missile in the Red Sea

The incident occurred hours after the US and Britain announced they had struck 36 targets of the Iranian-affiliated Houthis in Yemen.

US forces down Houthi missile in the Red Sea

US, Britain strike targets in Middle East

The US and Britain announce they struck 36 targets of the Iranian-affiliated Houthis in 13 locations in Yemen.

US, Britain strike targets in Middle East

Watch:

Houthis practice conquering Israeli town

A new video released by the group shows advanced live-fire exercises simulating a raid on an Israeli town, including the taking of hostages and the destruction of IDF defenses.

Houthis practice conquering Israeli town

Gulf of Aden

US downs Houthi missiles and Iranian UAVs

CBS News correspondent reports that the United States struck 10 unmanned drones in western Yemen that were preparing to launch.

US downs Houthi missiles and Iranian UAVs

Yemen:

US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles

In latest strike against Iranian-backed rebels, US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles that were ready to be launched.

US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles

Houthi leader:

'US and British strikes will only make us stronger'

Houthi leader unfazed by US and Britain's strikes: The American and British must understand that our people do not know how to surrender.

'US and British strikes will only make us stronger'

US Navy commander:

'Iran directly involved in Houthi attacks on ships'

Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, head of the US Navy’s 5th Fleet, says Iran is clearly funding and supporting Houthi attacks.

'Iran directly involved in Houthi attacks on ships'

“Operation Poseidon Archer”

US and Britain strike Houthi targets in Yemen

US and Britain strike eight Houthi targets in Yemen as the US names the ongoing operation to target Houthi assets in Yemen “Operation Poseidon Archer”.

US and Britain strike Houthi targets in Yemen

Estimates:

Dozens of Houthis killed in coalition attacks

A new report estimates that several dozen terrorists were killed by coalition airstrikes against the Houthis in Yemen.

Dozens of Houthis killed in coalition attacks

After attack on vessel:

US strikes Houthi targets in Yemen

US conducts fourth round of strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen after CENTCOM confirms a US-owned ship was attacked.

US strikes Houthi targets in Yemen

Houthis claim:

'We attacked a US vessel in the Gulf of Aden'

Houthis claim responsibility for attack on American vessel. CENTCOM: The ship in question sustained minor damage.

'We attacked a US vessel in the Gulf of Aden'

Houthis train to attack Israeli towns

A new video by the Houthi faction in Yemen shows training to attack an Israeli town and take the residents hostage before demolishing the town with explosives.

Houthis train to attack Israeli towns

US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

US and UK launch air strikes struck more than a dozen Houthi targets inside of Yemen. Biden: I will not hesitate to direct further measures.

US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

UN Security Council demands end to Houthi attacks

11 countries vote in favor, none against, and four abstain. US Ambassador to the UN welcomes the approval of the resolution.

UN Security Council demands end to Houthi attacks

Houthi attacks:

Security Council to vote on measure calling for halt

Resolution draft says Houthi attacks are impeding global commerce 'and undermine navigational rights and freedoms as well as regional peace and security.'

Security Council to vote on measure calling for halt

Fired from Yemen

US, Britain shoot down 21 Houthi missiles and drones

CENTCOM confirms a barrage of Houthi missiles and drones launched from Yemen were shot down.

US, Britain shoot down 21 Houthi missiles and drones

Amid tensions with Houthis:

Reports of incidents in the Red Sea

Houthis claim they targeted a vessel in the Red Sea as UK Maritime Trade Operations organization and security firm Ambrey receive reports of incidents near Yemen.

Reports of incidents in the Red Sea

13 countries to Houthis:

'There will be consequences to your actions'

13 countries, led by US, issue statement warning Houthi rebels of consequences unless they halt their attacks in the Red Sea.

'There will be consequences to your actions'

Report:

Britain considering strikes on Houthis

British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps says the government will not hesitate to take “direct action” to prevent further Houthi attacks.

Britain considering strikes on Houthis

White House spokesperson:

'We're not looking for a conflict with the Houthis'

National Security Council spokesperson makes clear the US isn't looking for a wider conflict, but will continue to act in self-defense.

'We're not looking for a conflict with the Houthis'

The provocations continue:

US shoots down Houthi-fired drones and missiles

US Central Command says drones and ballistic missiles shot down in the Southern Red Sea.

US shoots down Houthi-fired drones and missiles

Due to anti-Houthi coalition:

Maersk to resume shipping through Red Sea

World’s second-largest container line to resume shipping through the Red Sea, days after stopping operations due to Houthi attacks.

Maersk to resume shipping through Red Sea

Houthis claim US missile exploded near ship in Red Sea

Houthi spokesman warns Red Sea will be a "burning arena" if the US continues its "bullying".

Houthis claim US missile exploded near ship in Red Sea

CENTCOM:

Houthi rebels fired ballistic missiles towards int'l ships

US Central Command says it shot down four UAVs from Houthi-controlled area towards the Red Sea.

Houthi rebels fired ballistic missiles towards int'l ships

Austin and French counterpart:

'Houthi attacks a significant problem that must be addressed'

US Secretary of Defense and French counterpart discuss continued attacks on shipping vessels in the Red Sea by Yemen's Houthis.

'Houthi attacks a significant problem that must be addressed'

The Houthi terrorists: Unpacking Yemen's complex reality

Contextualizing Yemen's conflict: The rise of the Houthi Movement. Op-ed.

The Houthi terrorists: Unpacking Yemen's complex reality

Report:

US and allies considering military strikes against Houthis

Planning is reportedly underway for the strikes, but sources say the US still wants to give diplomacy a chance.

US and allies considering military strikes against Houthis

International statement condemns Houthi attacks in Red Sea

US, EU, NATO and 44 countries blast Houthi rebels' hostilities in the Red Sea.

International statement condemns Houthi attacks in Red Sea

CENTCOM:

Houthis attacked two vessels in the Red Sea

Blinken speaks to Saudi Foreign Minister, condemns Houthi attacks on commercial vessels in the Red Sea.

Houthis attacked two vessels in the Red Sea

US officially announces task force to deal with Houthi attacks

The United Kingdom, Bahrain, Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Seychelles and Spain will join the US in the new mission.

US officially announces task force to deal with Houthi attacks

Amid Houthi attacks:

Two more shipping firms suspend activity in Red Sea

Mediterranean Shipping Company and CMA CGM announce they are suspending passage through the Red Sea.

Two more shipping firms suspend activity in Red Sea

Following Houthi attacks:

Two shipping companies halt operations in Red Sea

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd announce suspension of operations in Red Sea as Houthi rebels threaten vessels headed to Israel.

Two shipping companies halt operations in Red Sea

Shipping company denies

Houthis claim they struck a Danish ship sailing towards Israel

Danish shipping company Maersk says its vessel was unharmed, after Houthis say they fired a drone towards it.

Houthis claim they struck a Danish ship sailing towards Israel

Top Houthi warns ships not to travel to 'occupied Palestine'

Senior official from Yemen's Houthis issues warning to cargo ships in the Red Sea after the rebels launched a missile towards a cruiser.

Top Houthi warns ships not to travel to 'occupied Palestine'

Yemen:

Cruise missile fired by Houthis strikes commercial tanker

Fire breaks out in vessel which was attacked. Crew not hurt. Houthis: We will be making an important statement in the coming hours.

Cruise missile fired by Houthis strikes commercial tanker

Houthis threaten to attack vessels heading to Israeli ports

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they will "prevent the passage of ships heading to the Zionist entity".

Houthis threaten to attack vessels heading to Israeli ports

Houthi seized ship becomes tourist attraction

Yemenis sail fishing boats to the ship, where they can trample on a US and Israeli flag and take selfies while listening to patriotic music.

Houthi seized ship becomes tourist attraction

Report: US asked Israel not to respond to Houthi attacks

US concerned Israeli response to Houthi attacks may spark regional conflict, report says.

Report: US asked Israel not to respond to Houthi attacks