Houthi attacks in the Red Sea: a timeline

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 23, 2023

July 2018 - Saudi Arabia

Houthi rebels targeted a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea, causing minor damage.

April 2018 - Saudi Arabia

Houthi militants attacked two Saudi oil tankers in the Red Sea, leading to a temporary suspension of oil shipments through the Bab el-Mandeb strait.

October 2016 - US

Houthi rebels were accused of launching missiles at the USS Mason, a U.S. Navy destroyer, in the Red Sea. The missiles, however, did not hit the ship.

January 2017 - Saudi Arabia

Houthi forces targeted a Saudi frigate off the western coast of Yemen in the Red Sea, resulting in an explosion and the death of two crew members.

December 2023 - Israel

A drone strike damaged a merchant ship in the Indian Ocean but caused no casualties. The vessel was reportedly linked to Israel.