Image taken from a video broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on January 3 shows an Emirati-flagged vessel in the Red Sea seized by Yemen’s Houthi rebels and reportedly carrying Saudi military equipment, at an undisclosed location. Photo: Al-Huthi Group Media Office / AFP
Image taken from a video broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on January 3 shows an Emirati-flagged vessel in the Red Sea seized by Yemen’s Houthi rebels and reportedly carrying Saudi military equipment, at an undisclosed location. Photo: Al-Huthi Group Media Office / AFP
Middle East

Yemen’s Houthi rebels seize UAE-flagged military ship as war escalates anew

  • The Iran-backed Houthis released images of what they said were military jeeps and weapons on board the vessel, which was captured in the Red Sea
  • The Saudi-led coalition branded the hijacking an act of piracy and threatened to seize the ship back by force

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Image taken from a video broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on January 3 shows an Emirati-flagged vessel in the Red Sea seized by Yemen’s Houthi rebels and reportedly carrying Saudi military equipment, at an undisclosed location. Photo: Al-Huthi Group Media Office / AFP
Image taken from a video broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on January 3 shows an Emirati-flagged vessel in the Red Sea seized by Yemen’s Houthi rebels and reportedly carrying Saudi military equipment, at an undisclosed location. Photo: Al-Huthi Group Media Office / AFP
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