March 4, 2024

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How the Houthis could get revenge on the U.S. for airstrikes by cutting a FIFTH of the world’s internet

Daily Mail News – Politics

By NICK ALLEN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

PUBLISHED: 07:55 EST, 6 February 2024 | UPDATED: 08:09 EST, 6 February 2024

Iranian-backed Houthi militants in Yemen could try to sabotage internet cables in the Red Sea carrying nearly one fifth of the world’s web traffic, according to a spate of new warnings.

Yemen’s government warned that the Red Sea is ‘one of the three most important meeting points for cables’ on the globe and the Houthis pose a ‘serious threat to one of the most important digital infrastructures in the world.’

It came after a Houthi social media channel published a map showing the routes of various cables through the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Arabian Sea.

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