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The Pentagon’s Increased Use of Elite Military Units

GlobalResearch 18 May 2023
The countries targeted were those such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, etc ... A US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier landing at Camp Lemonnier in 2014 (Licensed under the Public Domain) ... General James Jones, of the US Marine Corps, said Yemen was “an embryonic theater that we weren’t really familiar with”.

UN event hosted by UK and Netherlands raises $7.5m for Safer oil tanker salvage operation

Arab News 05 May 2023
... coast of war-torn Yemen ... It is estimated that a spill from the Safer could cost $20.1 billion to clean up, cause devastating damage to marine life in the Red Sea, and exacerbate an already dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said.

Vessel attacked off Yemen coast as Iran-US tensions rise

The Irish Times 28 Apr 2023
Shots were fired from three boats at the vessel about 18 nautical miles south of Nishtun in Yemen, the UK Marine Trade Operations office said ... The Yemen attack was close to country’s shore and far from the shipping lanes typically used by large vessels.

Retired US senior military officers flocking to work for ‘repressive regimes’: US media

Press TV 27 Apr 2023
The documents also revealed that 15 former generals and admirals have worked directly with Saudi Arabia's defense ministry, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who launched the war on neighboring Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s paid advisers have included retired Marine Gen. James L ... An investigation by the Pentagon found that Gen ... ... ....

Warrior Ranch horse therapy helps veterans, first responders

Newsday 14 Apr 2023
A former Marine Corps private who served in Yemen and Bahrain from 2011 to 2013, Mastanduno was one of nine participants at a weekend retreat in April at Warrior Ranch Foundation in Calverton, where veterans, first responders and horses work together toward rehabilitation, wellness and mutual healing.

Bobby Ghosh: At last, some good news from Yemen

Eagle-Tribune 05 Apr 2023
It’s been so long since there was any cause for optimism in Yemen that you might want to cross your fingers before you read on ... The United Nations Development Programme has purchased a ship to take 1.1 million barrels of crude oil that has been sitting in a decrepit supertanker, SFO Safer, off the port of Ras Isa in Yemen’s west coast.

War in Yemen and risks to shipping

Splash24/7 03 Apr 2023
Shaun Robertson, an intelligence analyst at Palaemon Maritime, on the ongoing threats to commercial shipping brought about by instability in Yemen ... Notably, the civil war in Yemen is a primary driver of instability in the region, with multiple security events in 2022 being linked to the conflict.

Yemen demands UN action as UAE, Israel evict locals from strategic island southwest of Socotra

Press TV 24 Feb 2023
Yemen’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hussein al-Ezzi has called on UAE to withdraw its forces from the strategic island of Socotra immediately ... It urged withdrawal of occupation Saudi-led forces from all Yemeni lands, and an end to the exploitation of Yemen’s marine wealth and natural reserves in Socotra.

Royal Navy seizes Iranian missiles being smuggled to Houthi rebels in Yemen

The Times/The Sunday Times 13 Feb 2023
A midnight raid by Royal Marines in the Gulf of Oman has unearthed strong evidence that Iran is breaking a UN arms embargo by supplying rebels in Yemen ...

US marines halt ship carrying 3,000 rifles bound for Yemen

Marietta Daily Journal 02 Feb 2023
Manama — US marine-backed forces intercepted a shipment of arms headed for Yemen during a raid in the Gulf of Oman. More than 3,000 assault rifles, nearly 600,000 rounds of ammunition and 23 anti-tank guided missiles were seized, according to ... .

Sudan teen refugee freed after 5 months in Libyan detention

The Associated Press 01 Feb 2023
CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese authorities have released a man convicted of the 2008 killing of a U.S. diplomat in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Khartoum, his family said Tuesday ... The U.S ... Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole at Yemen’s southern port of Aden which killed 17 Marines, as well as Granville’s killing ... ___ ... .

Family says Sudan freed man convicted of killing US diplomat

The New Arab 31 Jan 2023
Other officials could not be reached for comment ... This came after Sudan paid $335 million to settle compensation lawsuits at US courts related to the 1998 bombings of the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole at Yemen’s southern port of Aden which killed 17 Marines, as well as Granville’s killing ... ....

Chinese diplomats visit Aden to support Yemeni government

Arab News 22 Dec 2022
AL-MUKALLA, Yemen. A group of Chinese diplomats is visiting Yemen’s southern city of Aden for the first time in eight years, the latest in a series of foreign visits to the country’s temporary capital and seat of the internationally recognized government ... The Chinese delegation is the latest high-profile visit to Yemen.

U.S. Navy Rescues Crew of Burning Drug Boat in Gulf of Oman

The Maritime Executive 03 Nov 2022
In December last year, Sirocco rescued five Iranian drug smugglers from a burning boat only to discover the mariners had set the vessel ablaze to destroy the drugs ... The destroyer USS Nitze and patrol ship USS Monsoon responded after observing the mariners in distress about 50 miles off the coast of Yemen.

UN, international community condemn Houthi drone attack on Yemeni oil terminal

Arab News 23 Oct 2022
... represents a disregard and a defiance to the tireless international and regional efforts aimed at renewing the truce, adding that the militia’s targeting of oil ports will further deteriorate the humanitarian situation in Yemen, and would pollute the marine environment.

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