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UPDATED: Houthis Confirm Seizure Of Galaxy Leader Ship In Red Sea

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UPDATED: Houthis Confirm Seizure Of Galaxy Leader Ship In Red Sea

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UPDATE: The Houthis released the  footage of the operation. The militants landed on the ship from the Mi-8/17 helicopter:

 

 

On November 20, the representative of the government of Japan, the Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno confirmed the seizure of the Galaxy Leader ship operated by Nippon Yusen, and strongly condemn the attack. There were reportedly no Japanese citizens in the crew.

Tokyo appealed to the Houthi mouvement, which seized a cargo ship in the southern part of the Red Sea on November 19, as well as to the authorities of Saudi Arabia, Oman and Iran, calling for the speedy release of the vessel and its crew. The Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported that 22 crew members, including Bulgarians and Filipinos, were on board at the time of the seizure of the vessel.

The video reportedly shows the operation:

 

 

The Yemeni Ansar-Allah claimed that the rebels captured an “Israeli” ship in the Red Sea and brought it ashore with the crew. The mouvement warned that any ship belonging to Israel or those who support it will become a legitimate target for the Houthi forces. The spokesman also called on all countries to withdraw their citizens working on the crews of any such ships.

“The naval forces of the Yemeni Armed Forces, with the help of God Almighty, carried out a military operation in the Red Sea, which resulted in the seizure of an israeli ship and its transfer to the Yemeni coast. The Yemeni Armed Forces are dealing with the ship’s crew in accordance with the teachings and values of our Islamic religion,” the report reads.

Israel said that Yemen’s Houthis (Ansar Allah) had seized a British-owned and Japanese-operated cargo ship in the southern Red Sea, describing the incident as an “Iranian act of terrorism” with consequences for international maritime security.

“This is a ship that left Turkey on its way to India with an international civilian crew, without Israeli crew members on board. The captured vessel is not an Israeli ship,” the IDF said in a statement.

According to the London Stock Exchange, Galaxy Leader belongs to a company registered under the name Ray Car Carriers with headquarters on the Isle of Man. The company is part of Ray Shipping, registered in Tel Aviv.

Last week, the Houthi leader, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, said that his forces would launch more attacks against Israel and they could target Israeli ships in the Bab al-Mandab Strait, which links the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden. The seizure of Galaxy Leader could lead to a serious escalation, even if none of the crew were Israelis. The U.S. could further increase its military presence in the Bab al-Mandab Strait or even launch some military operation against the Houthis.

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Eric

i have had many seizures in nazi trailer—i frequently forget my real name….sometimes jens send me humanitarian aid—no pension after 47 year career as janitor

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jens holm

wikipedia not prove sending used condom humanitarian since i have aids dementia

jens c.u.m. drop

beware you old nazi- jens only sends aids, not aid.

Jalal

glad to see the judeo-nazis losing on all fronts.

rat hunter

glad also to see every single hamas terrorist exposed above ground gets destroyed.

BUlko

yes, 12,000 civilian deaths in a month. that’s heavy carnage. terrible army.

rat hunter

f–k your allah! f—king assholes low life piece of sh-t! no amount of your allahu akbars will save them from their misery!

Pater

off your meds again?

BUlko

anshar allah did not kill 12,000 civilians in a month.

Mowaten

f-k your eretz israkhara ya rat

jens c.u.m. drop

lol, palestine has been there for thousands of years and the dirty jews only 75… and you can guarantee this- israel will not exist in 20 years. this is the end of israel as they know it.

either it will become a single state meaning 16 million palestinians around the world will return to their homeland or it will become a 2 state solution and israel will be split in half and lose half thier land.

Redguard

houthies are enforcing their own sanctions. nothing worse then what us/israeli terrorists have been doing so far. the crew might not be israeli but it’s obviously their ship. such usual jew tactics, they make lots of money but get others to work for them for probably a small wage. the crew should be treated fairly, they are just people who work honestly to provide for their families, but the ship and it’s cargo are fair game.

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TomB.

looks like a fast and professional action. and a little compensation for the anti jemenite/houthi sanctions this ship with cargo for sure worth dozents of millions usd.

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Rightiswrong

the ship decks were clear in the video, this could be a trojan horse here with us forces attacking yemen putting the iran-saudi peace deal into jeopardy. why sail an empty leased ship passed a nation who are sending missiles daily into israel?

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Boycott usa the world's bully

excellent point. normally a car ship travelling in this direction should be full of europe second hand car for resale or scrapping and selling the parts and recyclable material. also where are are all those us warships in the red sea? surely they would have shadowed this ship?

zman

excellent comment. yes, the cost of running an empty cargo ship this size would be prohibitive.

Boycott usa the world's bully

impressive intelligence from the houthis and their allies: identifying the ship is owned by the axis of genocide (britain / israel), where it is sailing and that any axis of genocide warships, usa mainly, are too far away to intervene.

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Boycott usa the world's bully

the southfront report on us carrier groups shows eisenhower aircraft carrier already moved on to gulf of oman, nearer to iran. so maybe no usa, or other nato ships, in the red sea.

Boycott usa the world's bully

impressive helicopter flying landing on a moving ship in windy conditions. did not know the houthis had an air wing.

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Jose

yes i was surprised they had a helicopter not to mention a decent pilot. the drone pilot filming it was not bad either.

John_Bapt

same here, it left me speechless.

Boycott usa the world's bully

all too smooth and perfect? rightiswrong above is suggesting a trojan horse. we will see if usa attacks the houthis in a big way, or even iran, after this. israel media always refers to ‘iran backed terrorists’ to point the blame at iran.

peterk

looks like iranian fast boats and iranian rep guard troops houthis clever but not as skilled as iranian navy

Cromwell

have to hand it to those houthi boys, they know how to confront the zionist thugs while many arab countries are still selling oil to israel.

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Florian Geyer

the houthi’s are courageous soldiers. bravo.

Peter Jennings

even turkey is still selling oil to the regime in isreal. as usual, lots of huffing and puffing from the usual quarters but little action in stopping the planned genocide right on their doorstep.

Dave

an iranian act of terrorism. the zio has gone completely bunkers…

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Beťar

nie sú ani prvý a ani posledný. darebácky štát usa robí takéto kúsky tak isto. takto to potom vyzerá keď sa nedodržiavajú pravidlá. ak ich môžu porušiť usa, tak ich potom môže porušiť každý!!!

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Peter Jennings

the very slim connection would be good enough for the isreali apartheid regime, so houthis, go for it. even if there is only a slight chance of isreali property being aboard. do as the isreali apartheid regime do, act first and ask questions later.

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jens c.u.m. drop

so he ship is empty with no cargo??

totally different video than the pics which were obviously lies now showing israel military vehicles and water craft on the decks.

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Boycott usa the world's bully

good point. a lot of questions about the lack of cargo. ships do not normally travel empty as very expensive; fuel, insurance etc. so is this decoy ship, made to be attacked?

Boycott usa the world's bully

on youtube look up “houthi military parade”, they progressed from militia to full military with sams, boats even a jet fighter. someone learned from nato pumping ukraine with weapons. the houthi weapons more 21st century; mines, missiles and radars.

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concerned citizen

so what was their actual concern about the ship? is it spying or delivering weapons?

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