joi, 13 octombrie 2016


  • US hits radar sites in first strikes on Yemen rebels
    The US military directly targeted Yemen's Huthi rebels for the first time on Thursday, hitting radar sites controlled by the insurgents after US warships came under missile attacks twice in four days. The United States is providing logistical support to a Saudi-led coalition that has been battling the rebels since last year, but Thursday's bombing marked the first time Washington has taken direct action against the Huthis. The Pentagon said the cruise missile strikes -- authorised by President Barack Obama -- were launched at 4:00 am local time (0100 GMT) by the destroyer USS Nitze against territory on Yemen's Red Sea coast controlled by the Huthis. Read More

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