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    US, British Militaries Team Up Again to Bomb Sites in Yemen Used by Iran-Backed Houthis

    US, British Militaries Team Up Again to Bomb Sites in Yemen Used by Iran-Backed Houthis

    — The U.S. and British militaries bombed multiple sites used by the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen on Monday night, the second time the two allies have conducted coordinated retaliatory strikes on an array of the rebels' missile-launching capabilities, several U.S. officials said.

    According to officials, the U.S. and U.K. used warship- and submarine-launched Tomahawk missiles and fighter jets to take out Houthi missile storage sites and launchers. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing mission.

    The operation comes about 10 days after U.S. and British warships and fighter jets struck more than 60 targets in 28 locations. That what was the first U.S. response to what has been a persistent campaign of Houthi drone and missile attacks on commercial ships since the start of the -Hamas war in October.

    The Houthis' media office said in an online statement that several American and British raids targeted Yemen's capital, Sanaa. And Jamal Hassan, a resident from south Sanaa, told The Associated Press that two strikes landed near his home, setting off car alarms in the street. An Associated Press journalist in Sanaa also heard aircraft flying above the skies of Sanaa overnight Monday.

    The latest barrage of allied attacks follows an almost-daily assault on Houthi missile launchers by U.S. fighter jets and ship-based Tomahawks over the past week. The rapid response…

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