Grammy Awards, US and Houthis, Blinken in Middle East visit - Trending

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The 66th annual Grammy Awards brought Miley Cyrus her first prize in the Best Solo Performance category, for her popular 2023 hit Flowers. Taylor Swift won the Best Pop Vocal Performance award and announced a new album. Scottish artist Annie Lennox ended her performance at the ceremony with a plea for peace in Gaza.

The US military said it destroyed several Houthi cruise missiles aimed at the Red Sea on Sunday, a day after new American and British air strikes on Houthi positions in Yemen.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to arrive in the Middle East on Monday as he tries to keep the war in Gaza from escalating into a broader conflict.

Updated: February 05, 2024, 6:52 AM