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EU Naval Force captures five Somali pirates who attacked vessels

EU Naval Force captures five Somali pirates who attacked vessels

Somalia Operation Atalanta otherwise known as European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has arrested five suspected Somali pirates following series of incidents that...

Somali pirates launch first attack in two years 

Somali pirates launch first attack in two years 

For the first time in two years, suspected pirates have attacked two fishing vessels in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia. The latest incident underscores the...

Iran deports 13 Somali pirates

Iran deports 13 Somali pirates

13 Somali nationals have been deported to their country after serving several years in Iranian jails for piracy. In a statement published on Iranian News Agency, the...

EU Forces destroy vessel used by Somali pirates to attack ship 

EU Forces destroy vessel used by Somali pirates to attack ship 

Military personnel with the EU Naval Forces have destroyed a whaler that was used by Somali pirates to attack a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier earlier this month off the...

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Somali pirates attack ship 

A merchant vessel was attacked in the Gulf of Aden, offshore Somalia, while transiting the area on Tuesday, according to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations...

Somali pirates attack chemical tanker 

Somali pirates attack chemical tanker 

By Jite Eriabie  Singapore-flagged oil/chemical tanker MT Leopard Sun was attacked by pirates on February 22, some 165 km off the central coast of Somalia. The tanker...

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Somali pirates ditch planned attack on cement carrier

By Jite Eriabie  A cargo vessel was approached by a group of armed pirates on Sunday, January 21 some 90 nautical miles south-east of Mukallah, the Gulf of Aden. The...

Six suspected Somali pirates transferred to Seychelles for trial

6 suspected Somali pirates held in Seychelles face 30 years in prison

By Jite Eriabie  Six Somali nationals who were transferred to Seychelles after being caught attacking a container ship and a fishing vessel last month could face 30...

India jails 15 Somali pirates for murder, kidnapping

India jails 15 Somali pirates for murder, kidnapping

A court in Mumbai on Tuesday convicted 15 Somali pirates who had hijacked a fishing boat and taken 22 Thai and Myanmarese nationals hostage in 2011. “Judge JC...

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Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel to attack bigger ships

Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday to use as a base to attack bigger, more valuable ships, the mayor of a Somali town said, part of an upsurge...

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Nine hostages missing as Somalia security forces rescue cargo ship

Somalia security forces have rescued an Indian cargo ship which was hijacked by Somali pirates on April 1 but nine members of the 11-crew are missing, a regional...

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Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial vessel

Pirates have hijacked an Indian commercial ship off the coast of Somalia, the second attack in weeks after years of inactivity, industry and security sources said on...