The incident occurred at 20:40 GMT on Thursday, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said without providing further details.
US President Joe Biden has been increasing the pressure on the Saudi kingdom and its royal family over human rights issues and the death of Jamal Khashoggi. On the 2020 campaign trail, Biden vowed to make Riyadh a "pariah" unless they changed their policies. Middle East experts discuss Washington's new strategy toward the kingdom.
The Conservative Police Action Conference (CPAC) is an annual event hosted by the American Conservative Union and attended by a variety of elected officials from across the nation. This year’s event will likely serve as an opportunity for 2024 hopefuls looking to appeal and gain support from party members.
On Thursday night, the US carried out airstrikes against "Iran-backed" militia in eastern Syria, claiming that they were conducted in response to recent attacks on US forces in Iraq.
Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) kicked off Friday with a slew of speeches from Republican heavyweights like Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, Jr. Former US President Donald Trump is slated to close out the conference on Sunday with a highly-anticipated address.
Venezuela already has a cryptocurrency, the Petro, which it launched in 2018, but its current status as a viable alternative currency is unknown.
Launched in early 2009, the blockchain-based cryptocurrency is now considered the world's biggest by market capitalisation and the amount of data stored on its blockchain.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection topped 2.507 million; over 112.9 million cases of the infection were detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.