Defying US, Iranian warships escort cargo vessel toward Yemen

Tehran ship packed with humanitarian supplies heading to rebel-controlled town, despite Washington’s directive that it dock in Djibouti, where aid is being coordinated

Two Iranian warships have joined a cargo ship that Tehran says is carrying supplies to Yemen.

US Army Col. Steve Warren said the ships linked up overnight Monday, setting up a possible conflict as the US insists the supplies go to Djibouti, where the United Nations is coordinating humanitarian aid for Yemen. Continue reading