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Lloyd Austin Announces Coalition to Combat Houthi Red Sea Attacks

HeadlineDec 20, 2023

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced a 10-nation coalition to protect trading interests in the Red Sea after a series of attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. The coalition includes Bahrain, Canada, France, Italy, the U.K. and the Seychelles. Houthi officials have said their drone and missile attacks would continue as long as Gaza suffers from Israel’s unrelenting assault.

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