Egyptian navy has fired shots at Iranian warships | Defence blog

Egyptian navy has fired warning shots at Iranian warships near Bab el-Mandab Strait.

Early four Egyptian naval vessels to secure Gulf of Aden, Reuters reports citing Suez Canal sources, reported www.dailystar.com.lb.

Four Egyptian naval vessels have crossed the Suez Canal en route to Yemen to secure the Gulf of Aden, maritime sources at the Suez Canal said Thursday.

via Egyptian navy has fired shots at Iranian warships | Defence blog.

Looks like they’re pretty serious. Of course, this is pretty thin sourcing.

The straits are one of the critical chokepoints in international shipping.

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