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

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 »

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

The U.S. is bolstering its naval force operating off the Yemen coast and in the Bab El Mandeb straits connecting the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. The Navy announced the AEGIS destroyer USS Cole has joined the task force cruising off the coast of Yemen ...and more »

USS Cole Returns To Yemeni Coast Following Attack On Saudi Frigate - The Drive

The ship tragically struck by a suicide bomber off Yemen in 2000 is responding to a similar attack on a Saudi Frigate. By Tyler RogowayFebruary 3, 2017. The War Zone · Ballistic Missiles · DDG-67 · Gulf of Aden · Houthi Rebels · Iran · mandeb strait ...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 »

US deploys guided missile destroyer off Yemeni coast after attack on Saudi warship – reports - RT

The US has deployed an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer off the coast of Yemen, according to media reports. The battleship will protect US interests in the region following an attack on a Saudi military vessel which killed two sailors. The USS Cole, which ...and more »

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

USS Cole sent to patrol off Yemen coast. 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.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 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 »

Start of WW3? Trump imposes sanctions on nuclear power Iran and deploys US Navy warship -

The United States sanctioned 13 individuals and 12 companies under US Iran sanctions authority, days after the White House had put Iran "on notice" over a ballistic missile test and other activities. In a statement on its website, the US Treasury ...and more »

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

By Idrees Ali. 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 ...and more »