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IMO Condemns “Illegal, Unjustifiable” Attacks On Ships In Red Sea

ATHENS, Greece: Member States of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the UN agency that regulates global shipping – have called for an immediate end to ongoing attacks on ships and seafarers transiting through the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.
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Blinken Appears Laser Focused On Saudi-Israel Deal, At All Costs

WASHINGTON, US: Amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, which in recent weeks spread to direct military exchanges with Iran, Biden administration officials remain convinced they can achieve a broader Middle East peace through an Israel-Saudi Arabia normalization deal which would entail a U.S. security guarantee for Saudi Arabia.
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Yemen Houthis Offered US Incentives To Stop Red Sea Attacks

ABU DHABI, UAE: Mediators have conveyed messages from the US to the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, offering “incentives” including lifting the blockade of Sanaa and Hodeidah and accelerating peace talks, in return for the group halting its attacks in the Red Sea, sources told The National.
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NATO Member Turkey Takes Role Of 'Active Neutrality' In Red Sea Crisis

WASHINGTON, US: Israel’s war on Gaza has significantly internationalized with its expansion into the Red Sea since November. This body of water, which is critical from the standpoint of global trade, is consequently becoming increasingly militarized.
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On Confronting The Iranian Regime

NEW YORK, US: The Biden administration's reluctance to robustly respond to the rogue Islamist regime of Iran apparently only reinforces the inclination of Iran's political and military leadership to inflict more harm.
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Saudi Arabia Has Most To Lose If US Strikes Go Sideways

WASHINGTON, US: Since November, the Houthis in Yemen have launched scores of missile and drone attacks on vessels in the Gulf of Aden and the southern Red Sea in reaction to the U.S.-backed Israeli war on Gaza. Ansarallah, the dominant Houthi militia, also hijacked the Japanese-operated and partly Israeli-owned Galaxy Leader on November 19.
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What’s Really Going On With Pakistan And Iran Exchanging Attacks?

WASHINGTON, US: On Tuesday, Iran used missiles and drones to strike western Pakistan near Koh-e-Sabz. On Thursday, Pakistan conducted airstrikes in southeastern Iran near Saravan, then released a statement claiming that “Iran is a brotherly country.”
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Impossible To Restore Peace To The Red Sea Via Military Means

BEIJING, China: US and UK fighter jets launched strikes against multiple targets in Yemen's capital Sanaa, the western Red Sea city of Al Hudaydah and the northern province of Saada on Friday local time. The situation in the Red Sea has seen a new round of increased tensions and faces the risk of further escalation.
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Iraq Can't Hold Off Gaza's Spillover Much Longer

WASHINGTON, US: The Iraqi army captain who assassinated King Faisal II and his family in 1958 claimed, “All I did was remember Palestine, and the trigger on the machine-gun just set itself off.”
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The Hezbollah Wildcard

WASHINGTON, US: The Israeli strike on Hamas’s political leadership on Tuesday threw wide open a new stage of escalation in the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict. 
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Maersk Warns Of Major Disruption As Ships Diverts Away From Red Sea

PIRAEUS, Greece:Container shipping giant Maersk MAERSKb.CO is diverting all vessels from Red Sea routes around Africa’s Cape of Good Hope for the foreseeable future, it said on Friday, warning customers to prepare for significant disruption.
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Red Sea Conflict Disrupts Global Shipping, Rattles Trade Routes

HONG KONG, SAR: The global shipping industry is currently in the throes of significant disruption, with the turmoil expected to persist for several months. This is primarily due to conflicts in the strategically located Red Sea. A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s second-largest container line, has indicated that 15 of its container-line routes are impacted. 
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How The Israel-Hamas War Is Destabilizing The Horn Of Africa

WASHINGTON, US: Hamas’s attack into Israel and massacre of Israelis, followed by Israel’s war of obliteration on Gaza backed by the United States, is a political earthquake in the Middle East. Its tremors are shaking up the politics of the Horn of Africa, bringing down an already tottering peace and security architecture.
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