The United States military has begun a second round of airstrikes against the Iran-backed Houthi Rebels in Yemen.

Friday, the U.S. and U.K. militaries fired airstrikes at Houthi rebels in retaliation for recent attacks on ships in the Red Sea.

Reportedly, the United States is solely behind these secondary attacks.

More from Fox News:

The strike came after Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis fired a ballistic missile into international shipping lanes Friday. The strike was launched towarded a single target at a radar facility used by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis, a U.S. official told Fox News.

The second round of strikes occurred after the United States and Britain carried out a series of airstrikes on military locations belonging to Houthis in Yemen early Friday in response to the militant group’s ongoing attacks on vessels traveling through the Red Sea.

Joe Biden came under a lot of fire from Democrats and Republicans alike for this move.

Many thought it was inappropriate for the President to conduct an airstrike without first consulting Congress.

Watch footage of the airstrikes here:

The Independent shares more:

The Houthis vowed fierce retaliation. Military spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Saree said the strikes would “not go unanswered or unpunished”.

And on Friday evening, the UK Maritime Trade Operations, which oversees Middle East waters, reported a new missile attack off Yemen.

It said the missile was fired towards a ship 90 miles southeast of Aden, Yemen, but the ship reported no injuries or damage.

A British maritime security firm said the militants had mistakenly targeted a tanker carrying Russian oil.

The Houthi rebels need to be dealt with swiftly.

This is a dangerous situation now, and I guarantee these rebels will continue to retaliate.

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