A file image released by the US Navy shows a guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) preparing to conduct a replenishment-at-sea on August 3, 2016. / AFP / Navy Visual News Service (NVNS) / Handout
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Three U.S. warships in the Red Sea detected what may have been missiles fired at them Saturday but none hit, the U.S. military said, amid rising tensions with Yemen's Houthi rebels.U.S. officials initially said that surface-to-surface missiles had been fired at the USS Mason, USS Nitze and USS Ponce off the coast of Yemen starting around 1930 GMT, though it was unclear how many.On Thursday, the U.S. Navy launched five Tomahawk cruise missiles at three mobile radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen's Red Sea coast, after the Iran-backed rebels blasted rockets at the USS Mason twice in four days.
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