Houthis order shipping ban, missiles hit ship off Yemen

Updated February 23 2024 - 1:50am, first published 1:45am
The Houthi rebels say the attacked bulk carrier Rubymar is at risk of sinking. (AP PHOTO)
The Houthi rebels say the attacked bulk carrier Rubymar is at risk of sinking. (AP PHOTO)

Yemen's Houthis have sent shippers and insurers formal notice of what they term a ban on vessels linked to Israel, the United States and the United Kingdom from sailing in surrounding seas, seeking to reinforce their military campaign in support of Palestinians.

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