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At this very moment in the Gulf of Aden occurs a thriller, now the so-called Arab NATO, against Yemen.
Specifically warships Egyptian navy participating in the naval blockade of Yemen fired warning shots in the direction of Iranian warships, reports the Russian defense portal military-informant.com .
Currently, it is not possible to confirm the information, but it is certain that four Navy warships sailed Egypt and in the Gulf of Aden to ensure the blockade of the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb.
Iranian warships tried to reach Yemen, which was currently in a giant military operation from Saudi Arabia and its allies. Earlier, Saudi Arabia and regional allies, launched a military operation against Shiite rebels in Yemen city of Aden. Warplanes bombed made strategic objectives in different objectives stated by the agency Reuters.
The Egyptian warships executing commands Saudi Arabia imposed a naval blockade of the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb, which connects the Red Sea with the Indian Ocean, the sources said the prestigious international defense portal defence-blog.com.
The war hovers at generally the Middle East, according to analysis pentapostagma.gr, where especially in the presence Yemen Shiite rebels in power mobilized the US, and of course the Sunni bloc of countries in the region. These developments are overwhelming and we expect other ......... ..
so that adds some more clarity to the blockaid issue
As noted earlier, the biggest significance of any Yemen conflict has little to do with its own domestic oil production, which at 133,000 bpd is negligible, but due to its location, which not only shares a border with Saudi Arabia, but more importantly due to the Bab el-Mandeb strait which connects the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden: it is the fourth-biggest shipping chokepoint in the world by volume (3.8 million barrels a day of oil and petroleum products flowed through it in 2013) and is just 18 miles wide at its narrowest point. It’s located between Yemen, Djibouti, and Eritrea, and connects the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea.
CAIRO — Egypt said Thursday that it was prepared to send troops into Yemen as part of a Saudi-led campaign to drive back the Iranian-backed Houthi advance, signaling the growing likelihood of a protracted ground war on the tip of the Arabian Peninsula. A day after Saudi Arabia and a coalition of nine other states began hammering the Houthis with airstrikes and blockading the Yemeni coast, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt said in a statement that the country’s navy and air force had joined the campaign and that its army was ready to send ground troops “if necessary.”
Turkey, Egypt and Sudan have joined the Saudi-led armed offensive against Yemen's Houthi rebels in Aden. Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry has spoken to Gulf ministers to discuss the crisis.