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Missile Hits US-Owned Ship as Fears of War Rise

Posted on AllSides January 15th, 2024
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A missile struck a U.S.-owned ship just off the coast of Yemen in the Gulf of Aden on Monday, according to officials.

The strike comes less than a day after Yemen's Houthi rebels fired an anti-ship cruise missile toward an American destroyer in the Red Sea. Monday's attack further escalates tensions in the Red Sea after American-led strikes on the rebels.

The U.S. military's Central Command (CENTCOM) acknowledged Monday's strike, blaming the Houthis for the assault.

CENTCOM posted on X (formerly Twitter), "On Jan. 15 at approximately 4 p.m. (Sanaa...

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