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A Phalanx weapons defense cannon is mounted on the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Gravely on March 14, 2023. The U.S. military said Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023, it shot down two anti-ship ballistic missiles fired toward a container ship by Yemen's Houthi rebels in the Red Sea and thwarted an attack by small boat crews on the same ship later. John C. Clark/AP file photo hide caption

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Houthi supporters chant slogans and hold signs reading "Death to America, Death to Israel," as they attend a rally on March 26, 2023, in Sanaa, Yemen. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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After Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, fears of a wider Middle East conflict grow

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This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows the USS Carney in the Mediterranean Sea on Oct. 23, 2018. The Carney and several commercial ships came under fire in the Red Sea on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023, the Pentagon said. Ryan U. Kledzik/AP file photo hide caption

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Sailors inventory urea and ammonium perchlorate found on a dhow intercepted in the Gulf of Oman. The U.S. Navy says it found 70 tons of a missile fuel component hidden among bags of fertilizer aboard a ship bound to Yemen from Iran. Kevin Frus/U.S. Navy via AP hide caption

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This satellite image provided by Planet Labs PBC shows the aftermath of an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels on an Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. fuel depot in the Mussafah neighborhood of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. AP hide caption

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In this satellite image provided by Planet Labs PBC, smoke rises over an Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. fuel depot in the Mussafah neighborhood of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. Planet Labs PBC/AP hide caption

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A Yemeni detainee (left) is greeted by a family member after being released by Houthi rebels on Monday. The release was brokered by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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This image provided on Sunday by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows a prestrike overview at Saudi Aramco's Khurais oil field in Buqayq, Saudi Arabia. U.S. government/Digital Globe via AP hide caption

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Iranian soldiers carry part of a target drone used in air-defense exercises. Iran is also turning some target drones into low-tech weapons for its proxies. Iranian Army via AP hide caption

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In Yemen Conflict, Some See A New Age Of Drone Warfare

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A Houthi soldier stands guard during a rally to mark the fourth anniversary of the war in Yemen on March 26, 2019 in Sana'a, Yemen. Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images hide caption

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