The German frigate Hessen has set sail to join a planned EU military mission in the Red Sea intended to protect merchant vessels against attacks by the militant-Islamist Houthi group there.

German frigate Hessen sets sail on planned mission to combat Houthi attacks

The German frigate Hessen has set sail to join a planned EU military mission in the Red Sea intended to protect merchant vessels against attacks by the militant-Islamist Houthi group there.