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April 18, 2015 9:24 pm

US Officials Alarmed by Iranian Armada Moving Towards Yemen

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Iran reportedly sent an armada of navy ships to Yemen. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

U.S. military officials are concerned that Iran’s support for Houthi rebels in Yemen could spark a confrontation with Saudi Arabia and plunge the region into sectarian war.

Iran is sending an armada of seven to nine ships — some with weapons — toward Yemen in a potential attempt to resupply the Shia Houthi rebels, according to two U.S. defense officials.

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  • Wherever there is trouble in the MIddle East, Iran seems to be there! Is Iran preparing for a war with Saudi Arabia, America’s longstanding ally? If we end sanctions on Iran, how will that be taken by the Arab world, close allies of America and the UK?