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Yemen’s Houthi rebels seized an Israeli cargo ship in the Red Sea

They seized the ship on account of it having affiliation with an Israeli corporation.

The ships 25 crew have been taken hostage and the ship is currently located in Yemen's Hodeidah Port.

Yemen’s Houthi rebels said that all vessels linked to Israel “will become a legitimate target for armed forces”.

Houthi forces would “continue to carry out military operations against the Israeli enemy until the aggression against Gaza stops and the ugly crimes … against our Palestinian brothers in Gaza and the West Bank stop”, said a spokesperson for the group, Yahya Sare’e, in a statement on X.

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