13 Dec, 23

Houthis Target Fuel Tanker Headed for Suez Canal

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The Iran-aligned Houthi rebels on Wednesday fired two missiles from a territory they hold in Yemen, targeting – but missing – a commercial tanker near the Bab el-Mandeb Strait that was carrying jet fuel from India and was headed toward the Suez Canal via the Red Sea, a U.S. official told The Associated Press. The Ardmore Encounter tanker had departed from Mangalore, India, and was traveling north toward the Suez Canal in the Red Sea, according to satellite tracking data analyzed by AP. The ship had armed security crew aboard it, according…

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