US military in talks to escort commercial ships in Red Sea amid attacks from Iranian-backed militants

By Katie Bo Lillis and Natasha Bertrand, CNN

The US is considering beefing up protections for commercial ships around a vital Red Sea shipping route amid a series of recent missile attacks by Iran-backed Houthi militants operating out of Yemen, according to military officials.


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