US, UK strike Houthi sites Yemen amid ship attacks

Updated February 25 2024 - 9:05am, first published 9:00am
A US aircraft launching from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower during operations in the Red Sea. (AP PHOTO)
A US aircraft launching from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower during operations in the Red Sea. (AP PHOTO)

The US and Britain have struck more than a dozen Houthi targets in Yemen in response to a recent surge in attacks by the Iran-backed militia group on ships in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, including a missile strike this week that set fire to a cargo vessel.

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