The USS Mason came under fire north of the Bab el-Mandeb strait

Taif airbase

al-Qaida in

the Arabian

Peninsula

200 km

200 miles

Red Sea

Saudi Arabia

Yemen

Pro-Hadi

alliance

Houthis and

Saleh loyalists

Sana’a

Najran

Saada

Taiz

Ibb

Aden

Hudaydah

Marib

Jeddah

Mecca

Dhamar

Bab el-Mandeb

strait

Area under control

of al-Qaida in the

Arabian Peninsula

200 km

200 miles

Gulf of Aden

Red Sea

Eritrea

Saudi Arabia

Yemen

Pro-Hadi

alliance

Pro-Hadi

alliance

Area under control

of Houthis and

Saleh loyalists

Sana’a

Najran

Saada

Taiz

Ibb

Aden

Hudaydah

Marib

Jeddah

Taif airbase

Mecca

Mukalla

Dhamar

Bab el-Mandeb strait