A Houthi missile hit a US ship
An anti-ship missile fired by Houthi fighters yesterday struck the Gibraltar Eagle, a US-owned cargo ship, off the coast of Yemen. The ship and its crew, which have been en path to the Suez Canal, weren’t severely injured, in accordance with the US navy’s Central Command. The ship rotated and left the world.
The Houthis, an Iranian-backed militia, have claimed they’re performing in response to the Israeli navy response within the Gaza Strip. Their assaults have disrupted an important commerce path to and from the Suez Canal and prompted US-led air strikes final week. The group considers “all US and British ships” as enemy targets, a Houthi spokesman stated, warning that its response is “imminent.”
The assault got here a day after the US stated it shot down a missile that Houthi fighters fired at one in every of its navy ships within the Purple Sea. Senior US navy officers are getting ready for a lot bigger Houthi retaliatory assaults and are getting ready a sequence of escalating navy responses ought to President Biden order extra assaults.
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Hamas stated two Israeli hostages had been killed in Israeli airstrikes and launched photographs showing to indicate their our bodies. The Israeli navy doubted the declare.
A gaggle of volunteers have been among the many first folks to achieve victims of the Hamas-led assaults on October 7. The trauma of what they noticed can final a lifetime.
Two Palestinian males in stolen vehicles ran over Israelis in a Tel Aviv suburb yesterday, Israeli police stated. One individual was killed and 17 others have been injured, officers stated.
The race for second place in Iowa
Donald Trump received the Iowa caucuses yesterday, step one in his bid to regain the Republican nomination for the third consecutive presidential election. Learn our abstract.
The victory, which The Related Press declared simply 31 minutes after the caucuses started, accelerated his momentum towards a attainable November rematch with President Biden that might play out on the marketing campaign path in addition to within the courtroom.
Ron DeSantis, who had predicted victory in Iowa, got here in a distant second. Nikki Haley completed third, interesting primarily to average, suburban and college-educated voters. The outcome was a setback for each Republicans, who had spent as a lot money and time preventing one another in Iowa as that they had on preventing the front-runner.
Quotable: In his remarks, Trump stated he needed to “congratulate Nikki and Ron on having an excellent time collectively.”
Different information: Vivek Ramaswamy, the 38-year-old entrepreneur and political newcomer, dropped out of the race after a disappointing fourth-place end.
Iran launched missile assaults on Iraq and Syria
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards launched a rocket assault on what it referred to as “anti-Iranian terrorist teams” within the northern Iraqi metropolis of Erbil. Not less than 4 civilians have been killed on Tuesday, in accordance with Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Safety Council.
A separate ballistic missile assault hit targets in Syria linked to Islamic State, the Guard stated. Direct assaults by the Guards have been far much less widespread than these by Iranian allies.
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