Iran’s leader Ali Khamenei called on international forces dealing with Yemen threats not to support Israel. He also criticized Arab countries for backing Israel and praised Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi for working to remove threats in the Red Sea. A senior Iranian general threatened to impose a naval blockade in the Mediterranean, specifically referencing the Strait of Gibraltar near Spain.
In a separate incident, a British-affiliated ship was attacked by a drone west of India, causing an explosion and fire. The ship, which has an Israeli connection, was flying the Liberian flag and reportedly had 20 Indians on board. The Indian Navy has dispatched a warship to provide assistance. The ship was carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to the Port of Mangalore in India.
Iran’s leader is urging Islamic countries to prevent oil, fuel, and goods from reaching Israel. He also criticized those supporting Israel and praised efforts to remove threats in the Red Sea. The threat of a naval blockade in the Mediterranean Sea was also mentioned. A British-affiliated ship was attacked by a drone west of India, causing an explosion and fire. The ship had an Israeli connection and was carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to India.