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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
The crew aboard the USS Gravely launches Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles in response to attacks on shipping by the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist group in the Red Sea, Jan. 12, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo

U.S. Has Hit 230 Houthi Targets in Yemen

By Daniel Flatley and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The US has struck 230 targets in Yemen following Houthi-led attacks against shipping in the Red Sea, a

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FILE PHOTO: FSG Hessen. Credit: tm/CC BY 2.0

German Frigate Shoots Down Houthi Drones

BERLIN/LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – A German warship shot down two drones in the Red Sea on Tuesday amid escalating attacks by Yemen’s Houthis and

2 hours ago
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Monday, February 26, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro addresses the audience during the I Marine Expeditionary Force change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Feb. 16, 2024. U.S. Marine Corps photo

U.S. Navy Secretary Looks to Asia to Revive Shipbuilding at Home

By Nick Wadhams (Bloomberg) — The US needs to revive domestic shipbuilding with increased funding from Congress and investment from overseas, Navy

February 26, 2024
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The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) is seen moored up to the ice pier at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Jan. 17, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

USCGC Polar Star Completes Annual Mission to Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker USCGC Polar Star has successfully completed its annual mission to Antarctica as part of a resupply mission to the “white

February 26, 2024
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The Greek frigate 'Hydra' sails to take part in the EU naval mission in the Red Sea, at Salamina naval base, Greece, February 26, 2024. Greek Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

Greece Sends Frigate to Join EU Naval Operation in Red Sea

ATHENS, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Greece’s frigate Hydra departed for the Red Sea on Monday to participate in a mission to protect merchant

February 26, 2024
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Thursday, February 22, 2024
A dhow carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi forces in Yemen

U.S. Charges Four for Smuggling Iranian-Made Weapons to Yemen

The U.S. Justice Department has charged four foreign nationals related to the U.S. Navy’s seizure of Iranian-made weapons from a dhow in Arabian Sea

February 22, 2024
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Sunday, February 18, 2024
A Chinese Coast Guard vessel is pictured on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

China To Send Coast Guard Ships As Tensions Rise Over Taiwanese Islands

BEIJING, Feb 18 (Reuters) – China’s coast guard said on Sunday it will strengthen its law enforcement activities and carry out regular patrols

February 18, 2024
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Saturday, February 17, 2024
Fishers harvest seafood at a farm in Chinese waters opposite the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands near Luoyan Bay. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

China Asserts No Restricted Zones Around Taiwanese Islands After Two Killed

BEIJING, Feb 18 (Reuters) – There are no off limits or restricted areas for fishing around a group of Taiwanese islands close to China’s

February 17, 2024
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Friday, February 16, 2024
2022 photo of The German Navy Sachsen-class air-defense frigate FGS Sachsen

German Government Approves Military Participation in EU Red Sea Mission

BERLIN, Feb 16 (Reuters) – The German government has approved the deployment of armed forces in a European Union naval mission in the Red Sea to

February 16, 2024
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Thursday, February 15, 2024
USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr (WPC 1147) stops a vessel in the Arabian Sea carrying Iranian weapons to the Houthis in Yemen. Photo courtesy U.S. Central Command

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes Iranian Weapons Bound for the Houthis

A U.S Coast Guard cutter has intercepted a vessel loaded with advanced conventional weapons and lethal aid in the Arabian Sea. The shipment allegedly

February 15, 2024
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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy

Pentagon Analysis Confirms Iran’s Role in Enabling Houthi Attacks

A new report by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has confirmed Houthi forces use Iranian missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for attacks on

February 14, 2024
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Sunday, February 11, 2024
A missile is launched from a U.S. Navy warship against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen.Handout via REUTERS.

US Strikes Unmanned Vessels And Cruise Missiles Near Yemen

DUBAI, Feb 11 (Reuters) – U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Sunday its forces on Feb. 10 had carried out strikes on two unmanned surface

February 11, 2024
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Saturday, February 10, 2024
Nimitz Conducts Flight Ops. U.S. Navy Photo

Philippines Conducts Joint Exercises With U.S. In S. China Sea

MANILA, Feb 9 (Reuters) – The Philippines and the United States conducted joint maritime exercises in the South China Sea on Friday, the Philippine

February 10, 2024
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Wednesday, February 7, 2024
NORFOLK (Sept. 21, 2019) Military Sealift Command large, medium-speed roll-on/roll-off (LMSR) vessel USNS Benavidez (T-AKR 306), departs Lamberts Point Shipyard alongside USNS Mendonca (T-AKR 303) for Turbo Activation 2019. U.S. Navy photo/Released

Congressman Makes Urgent Call for U.S. Sealift Capacity Expansion to Counter China

Republican Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI), the Chairman of the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, is sounding the alarm on the United

February 7, 2024
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HMS Richmond is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy. Photo courtesy UK Royal Navy

HMS Richmond Takes Over for HMS Diamond in Red Sea’s Operation Prosperity Guardian

As tensions in the Red Sea continue to escalate due to Houthi attacks on commercial vessels, the Royal Navy warship HMS Richmond is stepping in to replace HMS

February 7, 2024
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Sunday, February 4, 2024
A fighter jet is launched from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen. Handout via REUTERS.

US Intends Further Strikes On Iran-Backed Groups

By Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali, Mohammed Ghobari and Timour Azhari WASHINGTON/ADEN/BAGHDAD, Feb 4 (Reuters) – The United States intends to launch further

February 4, 2024
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Saturday, February 3, 2024
A missile is launched from a U.S. Navy warship against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen.Handout via REUTERS.

US, Britain Wage Strikes Against Iran-Linked Houthis In Yemen

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) – The United States and Britain launched strikes against 36 Houthi targets in Yemen on

February 3, 2024
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Commander-in-Chief Major General Hossein Salami

From Drone Strikes to Houthi Ship Attacks: Unpacking Iran’s Axis of Resistance

by Mariam Farida (The Conversation) Days after a drone attack killed three US soldiers at a military outpost in Jordan – an attack blamed on a shadowy

February 3, 2024
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Adm. James Stavridis

Stavridis Says Cyber And Military Escalation Against Iran Could Last Weeks

In an insightful interview yesterday with Lester Holt of NBC, retired Admiral James Stavridis, the former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, provided

February 3, 2024
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Friday, February 2, 2024
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to the media before he departs the White House for Florida, in Washington, U.S., January 30, 2024. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

U.S. Carries Out Retaliatory Strikes in Iraq and Syria

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The United States carried out retaliatory airstrikes on Friday in Iraq and Syria

February 2, 2024
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