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Biden aide says Iran helps plan, execute attacks by Yemen's Houthis

Biden aide says Iran helps plan, execute attacks by Yemen's Houthis

The United States believes that Iran is involved in the planning and execution of drone and missile attacks by Yemen's Houthi group on Israel and s…

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US Sanctions Money Lending Network to Houthi Rebels in Yemen

US Sanctions Money Lending Network to Houthi Rebels in Yemen

Responding to increased attacks on ships in the southern Red Sea by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, the U.S. announced sanctions against 13 people an…

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US stock rally could wobble if tensions spike after Red Sea attacks

US stock rally could wobble if tensions spike after Red Sea attacks

An attack on an American warship and commercial vessels in the Red Sea on Sunday risks reigniting investor worries about a widening of the war betw…

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Yemen govt calls for global designation of Houthis as terrorist organization following ship attacks

Yemen govt calls for global designation of Houthis as terrorist organization following ship attacks

Yemen’s internationally recognized government has requested the US and international community to label the Houthis as terrorists for jeopard…

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US Navy seizes attackers who held Israel-linked tanker

US Navy seizes attackers who held Israel-linked tanker

A US Navy warship has captured armed men who seized an Israeli-linked tanker off the coast of Yemen on Sunday, US defence officials say. Th…

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US Navy ship shoots down drone from Yemen

US Navy ship shoots down drone from Yemen

A U.S. Navy warship shot down a drone in the Red Sea that emanated from Yemen, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, in what appeared to be…

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US drone shot down near Yemen

US drone shot down near Yemen

A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down on Wednesday by Yemen's Houthis, two U.S. officials and the Iran-aligned Houthi movement said. Whi…

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Omani FM Sayyid Badr al-Busaidi

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Omani FM Sayyid Badr al-Busaidi

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Omani Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr al-Busaidi. The Secretary affirmed the urgency of addressi…

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Saudi defense minister, top US security official discuss Gaza situation

Saudi defense minister, top US security official discuss Gaza situation

Saudi defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in Washington DC on Monday as the war between Israel…

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US says 900 troops heading to Middle East as attacks by Iran-backed groups surge

US says 900 troops heading to Middle East as attacks by Iran-backed groups surge

About 900 more US troops have arrived in the Middle East or are heading there to bolster air defenses for US personnel amid a surge in attacks by I…

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US warship in Red Sea intercepts 3 missiles fired from Yemen, possibly at Israel

US warship in Red Sea intercepts 3 missiles fired from Yemen, possibly at Israel

 A US Navy warship intercepted three missiles Thursday that had been fired by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, were heading north, and m…

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss revent the spread of…

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan in Riyadh. Secretary Blinken highlighted the Un…

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US transfer to Ukrainian Armed Forces More than One Million Rounds of Ammunition Seized En Route from Iran to Yemen

US transfer to Ukrainian Armed Forces More than One Million Rounds of Ammunition Seized En Route from Iran to Yemen

On Oct. 2, the United States transferred approximately 1.1 million 7.62mm rounds of ammunition to the Ukrainian armed forces. This ammunition had b…

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Secretary Blinken’s Participation in the U.S.-KSA-UAE Trilateral Meeting on Peace in Yemen and Other Regional Priorities

Secretary Blinken’s Participation in the U.S.-KSA-UAE Trilateral Meeting on Peace in Yemen and Other Regional Priorities

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince…

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US Welcomes Saudi Invitation To Yemen's Houthis For Talks

US Welcomes Saudi Invitation To Yemen's Houthis For Talks

The United States on Friday welcomed Saudi Arabia's invitation to Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis for talks in Riyadh and described it as an "important…

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US allows $6 billion transfer as part of Iran prisoner swap

US allows $6 billion transfer as part of Iran prisoner swap

 The United States waived sanctions to allow the transfer of $6 billion in Iranian funds from South Korea to Qatar, a step needed to carry out…

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US and Yemen sign cultural property agreement

US and Yemen sign cultural property agreement

The US and Yemen have signed a bilateral cultural property agreement that renews and extends protections for Yemeni cultural property that were put…

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United States and Yemen Sign Cultural Property Agreement, Extends Cooperation to Protect and Preserve Cultural Heritage

United States and Yemen Sign Cultural Property Agreement, Extends Cooperation to Protect and Preserve Cultural Heritage

On Wednesday, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Lee Satterfield and Ambassador of Yemen to the United States Mohamm…

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‘More to Yemen than war’: US to help crack down on looted Yemeni artifacts

‘More to Yemen than war’: US to help crack down on looted Yemeni artifacts

The US and Yemen signed an agreement on Wednesday in an effort to protect the war-torn country’s cultural heritage, which has been destroyed…

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