Israel accused Yemeni Houthi rebels of hijacking a cargo ship destined for India. According to Israel, the ship was captured by Houthi forces in the southern Red Sea. Iran's allies, the Houthis, have hijacked a British-owned and Japanese-controlled cargo ship, according to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The episode exemplifies Iran's terrorist operations. According to Netanyahu's administration, the event underlines concerns about the security of global commerce waterways. At the same time, the Houthi rebels came forward, confirming the ship's capture. They said Israel had captured the ship.