Sanaa | The U.S. navy has seized a large cache of weapons sent to Iran’s Houthi rebels in the Arabian Sea.
This is the first arms smuggling attempt by the US military since the start of the civil war. Currently, UN approval is pending for arms shipments to Yemen. Thousands of machine guns and sniper rifles were seized during the smuggling operation.
A U.S. defense spokesman said the navy’s preliminary investigation had found that the ship was from Iran