US Sends Navy Destroyer to Patrol Off Yemen Amid Iran Tensions

US Sends Navy Destroyer to Patrol Off Yemen Amid Iran Tensions

A U.S. Navy destroyer is patrolling off the coast of Yemen to protect international waterways from Houthi militia aligned with Iran, a U.S. defense official told VOA on Friday. The USS Cole arrived Friday in the vicinity of the Bab al-Mandab Strait off southwestern Yemen to conduct “presence operations,” which will include escorting duties, to help…