Cairo - Sputnik. Centacom said in a statement: “On February 27, between 9:50 p.m. and 10:55 p.m. (Sanaa time), American aircraft and a coalition warship shot down five Iranian-backed drones.” belonging to the Houthis in one direction in the Red Sea.” The statement added: “US Central Command forces identified these drones coming from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen and determined that they represent an imminent threat to US commercial, naval, and coalition ships in the region. These measures will protect freedom of navigation.” And it makes international waters safer and more secure for the US Navy and commercial ships.” Yesterday, “Centacom” announced that, on Monday, it destroyed three drone boats and two anti-ship cruise missiles belonging to “Ansar Allah” that were ready to be launched into the Red Sea, and shot down the group’s drone while it was flying. Over the Red Sea. Last Sunday, the United States and Britain carried out 19 air strikes on “Ansar Allah” barracks and camps in the city of Sanaa and the Amran Governorate in its northwestern suburbs. At that time, British Defense Minister Grant Shapps announced that his country and the United States had bombed 18 targets. For the "Ansar Allah" group, he said that it "included a command center and weapons stores." On January 12, the United States and Britain began carrying out a massive attack on "Ansar Allah" sites in several Yemeni cities, in response to the group's attacks in the Red and Arab Bahrain. , which says it targets ships linked to Israel or heading to its ports, and American and British ships. Last Thursday, the leader of Ansar Allah, Abdul Malik Al Houthi, revealed that his group’s forces, since the Al-Aqsa Flood operation last October, had targeted 48 ships in The Red Sea and Bab al-Mandab, during the group’s implementation of its decision to prevent ships linked to Israel or heading to its ports from passing through the Red and Arab Seas, in response to the Israeli army’s operations against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. The “Ansar Allah” group had announced on October 10 The first, last, is that it will support the Palestinian factions in confronting the Israeli army in the Gaza Strip, with missile and air attacks and “other military options,” if the United States intervenes militarily directly in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the Gaza Strip. And from time to time, the “Ansar Allah” group announces that it is part From the “Axis of Resistance,” which includes Iran, Syria, Lebanese Hezbollah, and Palestinian factions, confirming its readiness to participate in the fighting alongside the Palestinian factions. Since September 2014, the “Ansar Allah” group has controlled the majority of the governorates in central and northern Yemen, including the capital, Sana’a. On March 26, 2015, an Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia launched military operations in support of the Yemeni army to regain those areas from the group’s control.