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US Navy Deploys another Destroyer to Bab el-Mandeb, Over Yemeni Sea-Mine Alert - Defense Update

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) flies the National Ensign and the 4th Marine Division (MARDIV) flag during the Cole Memorial wreath-laying ceremony that honored the 17 Sailors who lost their lives on October 12, 2000 ...and more »

US sends Navy destroyer to patrol off Yemen amid tensions with Iran - Business Insider

US Navy The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) is towed away from the port city of Aden, Yemen, into open sea by the Military Sealift Command ocean-going tug USNS Catawba (T-ATF 168), Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has placed a ...and more »

USS Cole off Yemen Following Saudi Frigate Attack - USNI News

CORRECTION: A previous version of this post said the U.S. was set to institute new sanctions on Iraq, that is incorrect. In fact, the U.S. is set to institute sanctions against Iran. The U.S. has sent a guided missile destroyer off the coast of Yemen ...and more »

USS Cole patrolling off Yemen after Iran-backed rebels attack Saudi ship - Fox News

The Navy sent the USS Cole to the Gulf of Aden following an attack earlier this week on a Saudi warship off Yemen by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, a U.S. defense official told Fox News Friday. ADVERTISEMENT. DROPPING THE HAMMER: NEW SANCTIONS SLAPPED ...and more »

Trump Admin. Covers up US-Backed Saudi War Crimes in Yemen, Exaggerates Iran's Role - AlterNet

AlterNet's Ben Norton joins The Real News to discuss the catastrophic war in Yemen, and how the Trump admin. is misleadingly blaming Iran. By Ben Norton / The Real News Network. February 4, 2017, 11:07 AM GMT. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook ...and more »

Trump's raid in Yemen proves he, wrongly, embraced the Iran hawks - The Hill (blog)

The Trump administration's response to the war in Yemen is an early indicator of what its Middle East policy may look like. Unfortunately, the Jan. 29 raid on an al-Qaeda encampment in Yemen by U.S. Special Forces along with National Security Advisor ...and more »

US imposes new sanctions on Iran and sends warship to coast of Yemen - Middle East Eye

The US issued new sanctions against Iran and sent a navy destroyer to the coast of Yemen on Friday, amid growing tensions with Tehran over its recent test of a ballistic missile. The sanctions target 13 individuals and 12 entities, days after the White ...and more »

US officials: American Navy destroyer sent to patrol off Yemen amid Iran tensions - AOL News

WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - 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 more »

US Sends Destroyer USS Cole to Patrol off Yemen -Officials - GCaptain

FILE PHOTO: More than 100 midshipmen man the rails for a photo on the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. June 3, 2016. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan Seelbach/Handout via REUTERS. Reuters By Idrees Ali ...and more »

US Navy deploys guided missile destroyer USS Cole off coast of Yemen - CBS News

The Navy has sent the guided missile destroyer Cole to the Gulf of Aden in response to the attack on the Saudi frigate. The destroyer is the same warship that suffered heavy damage in an al Qaeda bombing attack in Yemen in 2000 that killed 17 sailors ...and more »