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Friday, February 3, 2017

U.S. Sends Navy Destroyer To Patrol Off Yemen Coast As Iran Tensions Rise

Current World Daily
02/03/2017
From Yahoo:
The United States has sent a Navy destroyer to patrol off the coast of Yemen to protect waterways from Houthi militia aligned with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday, amid heightened tension between Washington and Tehran.

The USS Cole arrived in the vicinity of the Bab al-Mandab Strait off southwestern Yemen where it will carry out patrols, including escorting vessels, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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