Somali pirates launch first successful attack in 3 years 

  Somali pirates have attacked a Panama-flagged chemical tanker off the Horn of Africa. This is…

Somali pirates launch first successful hijacking tanker in 3 years 

  Somali pirates have attacked a Panama-flagged chemical tanker off the Horn of Africa. This is…

Somali region once riddled with pirates sees peaceful power transfer

By Abdiqani Hassan and Omar Mohammed A region of war-ravaged Somalia elected a new president on…

120 Somali ‘pirates’ freed from India

Source: Middle East Monitor  The last batch of 120 Somalis touched down at Mogadishu’s international airport Monday after…

Seychelles charges Somali pirates detained in November

By Jite Eriabie  Six Somali nationals, who were apprehended in late November, have been charged with ‘committing…

Six suspected Somali pirates transferred to Seychelles for trial

By Jite Eriabie   Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to Seychelles after they were caught…

Six Somali pirates on death row in Yemen beg for help

By Jite Eriabie  Six alleged Somali pirates who are currently jailed inside a prison at the…

Somali agrees to free MSC ship that caused internet blackout 

Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has reached an agreement with the Somali government on the release…

Chinese navy hands over three pirates to Somali authorities

A Chinese navy ship handed over three suspected pirates to Somali authorities on Friday, police said, underscoring…

Piracy was never eradicated from Somali waters – Experts

Experts have told Anadolu Agency that while recent media reports talk about a resurgence of piracy…

Somali pirate sentenced to life for attack on US navy ship

A Somali pirate was sentenced to life plus 10 years in prison for engaging in piracy and committing…

Famine fuels resurgence of Somali piracy, says US General

Drought and famine seem to be fuelling a resurgence of piracy off the coast of Somalia,…