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By JON GAMBRELL

US military targets Houthi radar sites in Yemen after a merchant sailor goes missing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military unleashed a wave of attacks targeting radar sites operated by Yemen’s Houthi rebels after one merchant sailor went missing and the vessel...

US Navy faces its most intense combat since World War II against Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels

ABOARD THE USS LABOON IN THE RED SEA (AP) — The U.S. Navy prepared for decades to potentially fight the Soviet Union, then later Russia and China, on the world's waterways. But instead of a ...

Suspected attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels sees missiles strike ship in Gulf of Aden, sparking blaze

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A suspected attack Thursday by Yemen's Houthi rebels saw missiles strike a ship in the Gulf of Aden, authorities said, setting the vessel ablaze, in what w...

Yemen's Houthi rebels launch boat-borne bomb attack against Greek-owned ship in Red Sea

ABOARD THE USS LABOON IN THE RED SEA (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels launched a boat-borne bomb attack against a commercial ship in the Red Sea on Wednesday, authorities said, the latest escala...

Iran helicopter crash shows Tehran's reliance on an aging fleet as well as its challenges at home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — By the time Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi boarded his window seat on a helicopter ferrying him, the foreign minister and six others, thick clouds already...

Yemen's Houthi rebels unveil solid-fuel 'Palestine' missile that resembles Iranian hypersonic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels have unveiled a new, solid-fuel missile in their arsenal that resembles aspects of one earlier displayed by Iran that Tehran describe...

Iran's hard-line parliament speaker emerges as the theocracy's top figure in the presidential vote

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's hard-line parliament speaker emerged on Monday as the most-prominent candidate from within the country's Shiite theocracy in the race for the June 2...

Expect the cost of your airfare to continue to rise, an aviation trade group and industry heads warn

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The cost of your next flight is likely to go up. That's the word from the International Air Transport Association, which held its annual meeting Monday in...

Iran's hard-line former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers for June 28 presidential election

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's hard-line former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered Sunday as a possible candidate for the presidential election, seeking to regain the countr...

Iran opens registration for the June presidential election after Raisi died in a helicopter crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran opened a five-day registration period Thursday for hopefuls wanting to run in the June 28 presidential election to replace the late Ebrahim Raisi, who...

Another US MQ-9 Reaper drone goes down in Yemen, images purportedly show

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Another U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone went down in Yemen, images purported to show Wednesday, as Yemen's Houthi rebels continued attacks on shipping around the Re...

Missile attacks damage a ship in the Red Sea off Yemen's coast near previous Houthi rebel assaults

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Missile attacks twice damaged a Marshall Islands-flagged, Greek-owned ship Tuesday in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, with a private security firm sayi...