Ships Divert From Red Sea After Vessel Seized by Iran-Allied Houthis, ‘Act Of Terror’

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  • Two commercial ships have diverted their course in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden after Yemen’s Houthis seized a sister ship Sunday in those waters.
  • The ships are connected to the same maritime group, according to shipping data and British maritime security company Ambrey.
  • Israel said Sunday the Tehran-allied Houthis seized a British-owned, Japanese-operated cargo ship in the southern Red Sea and describing the incident as an “Iranian act of terrorism.”
  • Houthis has confirmed having seized a ship in that area but suggested it is Israeli.