The story: Britain and the United States have launched airstrikes on dozens of targets associated with Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, better known as the Houthis. The aerial attacks follow weeks of Houthi assaults on Israeli-linked shipping in the Red Sea and the strategic Bab Al-Mandab Strait, demanding a ceasefire in Gaza.
The western airstrikes have triggered mixed reactions from Gulf Arab states, while regional allies of the Houthis—including Iran—have squarely condemned them.
The airstrikes: US Central Command has stated that radar systems, air defenses as well as storage and launch sites for...
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