Houthis Seize Israeli Vessel In Red Sea: Official

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) AFP

Hodeida, Yemen: Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi fighterrs on Sunday seized an Israeli cargo ship in the Red Sea and diverted it to the war-torn country's coast, a rebel official and a maritime source said.

"We took an Israeli cargo ship to the Yemeni coast," a Houthi official said, while a maritime source in the coastal city of Hodeida said the ship had been taken to the port city of Salif. The official added that further details would be released later.


The Peninsula

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