Tag: Red Sea

Because the Houthis now directly threaten Italy

Because the Houthis now directly threaten Italy

“Italy is endangering the security of its military and commercial ships by seizing tactical command of the EU Aspides mission in the Red Sea.” Nasr al-Din Amer, deputy head of the Media Authority of the Yemeni Houthi rebels who caused a crisis in international trade, stated this in an interview with Adnkronos. The “Houthis” will […]

Red Sea, Egypt’s appeal to the Houthis and Iran to avoid falling into the abyss

Red Sea, Egypt’s appeal to the Houthis and Iran to avoid falling into the abyss

An attempt to relieve tension in the area. Egypt has asked the leadership of Houthi militias in Yemen to reduce attacks on ships crossing the Red Sea. The information was revealed by the newspaper Al-Arabi Al-Jadid, which highlights the decline in maritime traffic in the Suez Canal and the resulting economic losses. According to the […]

War, Crosetto alarm: “The situation is getting worse, reservists are needed”

War, Crosetto alarm: “The situation is getting worse, reservists are needed”

According to Guido Crosetto, attacks on ships in the Red Sea are not just a military offensive, but a new chapter in “hybrid warfare”. «Italy will send a ship to join the others already present in the area for other missions», announces the Minister of Defense in an interview with La Stampa. «To move faster, […]

Red Sea and Houthi attack US ship

Red Sea and Houthi attack US ship

Yemeni Houthi militiamen claimed to have fired a rocket at the American warship Lewis B. Puller as it passed through the Gulf of Aden in the Red Sea. This is what we read in a statement from the group’s military spokesman relaunched by the al-Arabiya broadcaster. The current situation in the Middle East is significantly […]

Red Sea, US shakes China: “Restrain Iran’s support for the Houthis”

Red Sea, US shakes China: “Restrain Iran’s support for the Houthis”

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan pressed Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for Beijing to use its influence to help curb Iran’s support for the Houthis, who attack ships in the Red Sea. This is what a senior Biden administration official said at a briefing, according to international media reports. Sullivan met with Chinese Foreign […]

Restrictions from the Red Sea New price crisis in Italy: 95 million damage per day Ships had to go around Africa to avoid attacks off the coast of Yemen. Today it is four times more expensive to buy a container from China and the effects on Italian ports are already visible: as there are fears of a 1.8 percent increase in inflation

Restrictions from the Red Sea New price crisis in Italy: 95 million damage per day Ships had to go around Africa to avoid attacks off the coast of Yemen. Today it is four times more expensive to buy a container from China and the effects on Italian ports are already visible: as there are fears of a 1.8 percent increase in inflation

The Bab el-Mandeb Strait is the gateway to the Suez Canal and the Mediterranean from the south. It is located at the mouth of the Red Sea and is the third most important global “bottleneck”, a bottleneck that has become the only transit point for ships from around the world. The war between Israel and […]

Houthis: “We will continue our operations until…” And the sanctions begin

Houthis: “We will continue our operations until…” And the sanctions begin

Yemeni rebels will continue their attacks on ships in the Red Sea “until food and medicine reach all of Gaza”. This was stated by the leader of the Ansar Allah group, Abdul Malik Al Houthi, during a television message. “We will continue our operations until food and medicine reach the entire Gaza Strip and the […]

Middle East, Houthi missiles against ships in the Red Sea

Middle East, Houthi missiles against ships in the Red Sea

Yemen’s Houthi forces fired three missiles at ships in the Red Sea. White House national security spokesman John Kirby had this to say. “The Houthis launched three missiles at two merchant ships in the southern Red Sea,” adding that “one missile missed the target” and “the other two were shot down by a US Navy […]

Red Sea, “US pressure on Beijing” to stop the Houthis: the FT revelation

Red Sea, “US pressure on Beijing” to stop the Houthis: the FT revelation

The United States has called on China to urge Tehran to rein in Houthi rebels attacking commercial ships in the Red Sea, but has received little response of help from Beijing. This was revealed by some American authorities cited by the Financial Times. From what we have learned, the issue has been raised repeatedly over […]