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Missile Attack Reported Targeting Ship in Gulf of Aden

VOA – Maritime security organizations said Thursday they received reports of a missile attack on a cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden. The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations agency said two missiles were fired at the ship, resulting in a fire onboard. UKMTO said further that “coalition forces are responding” to the incident, which happened about 130 kilometers southeast …

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US Strikes Houthi Missile Sites in Yemen

VOA – The U.S. military said it carried out four airstrikes Wednesday targeting anti-ship cruise missiles located in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen. U.S. Central Command said the strikes hit seven mobile cruise missiles and a missile launcher that were ready to launch toward the Red Sea. U.S. forces also shot down a one-way attack drone, CENTCOM said. The strikes were …

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Street Protester Facing Imminent Execution in Iran Should be Released

CHRI – The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) condemns the imminent execution of Abbas Deris, a street protester in Iran who was tortured and coerced into falsely confessing to a crime without any solid evidence implicating him. Despite glaring violations of due process and a pending request for a stay of the execution, Iranian authorities are pushing forward …

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America’s next long-term conflict: The campaign to deter Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis

Al-Arabia – It’s been a month and a week since the US started bombing Houthi targets in Yemen, aiming to stop the Iran-backed group from continuing to attack commercial and international vessels passing through the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. In less than 24 hours this week, the Houthis shot down an American MQ-9 Reaper drone, targeted and hit two …

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Iran dismisses plan by UN nuclear watchdog head to visit next month

Al-Arabia – Iran’s nuclear chief on Wednesday dismissed a suggestion that the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi would visit Iran next month but instead invited Grossi to a conference in Tehran in May.Grossi said this week Iran was continuing to enrich uranium well beyond the needs for commercial nuclear use and said he planned to …

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