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Albanese all at sea over Houthi rebels

21 December 2023

12:27 PM

21 December 2023

12:27 PM

What has long been regarded as a nuisance in the Red Sea escalated in recent days to a serious economic risk for global shipping supply lines and the world economy.

Houthi rebels, also known as Ansar Allah, have been attacking container ships with drones and missiles with such frequency that four of the five largest shipping companies in the world have ‘paused’ the route, diverting down along the Cape of Good Hope.

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