Gulf of Aden

 
Africa must help end the war on its doorstep in Yemen
Africa must help end the war on its doorstep in Yemen
My country of Yemen shares more with Africa than just the waters of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden; we also share a long history of migration, trade...
Pirates release Maltese chemical tanker
Pirates release Maltese chemical tanker
Somali pirates have freed the 18-man crew of a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker after the payment of a $4-million ransom, the maritime editor of the...
Somali pirates free Dutch vessel
Somali pirates free Dutch vessel
Somali pirates freed a Dutch freighter with a Ukrainian crew on Tuesday, nearly two months after the vessel was first captured in the Gulf of Aden,...
Somali pirates seize German ship, 11 crew
Somali pirates seize German ship, 11 crew
Somali pirates hijacked a German cargo ship carrying 11 crew in the Gulf of Aden, the latest seizure by high-sea bandits who are holding hundreds...
Pirates attack Italian ship for second day running
Pirates attack Italian ship for second day running
Somali pirates attacked the Italian merchant ship, the Jolly Smeraldo, on Thursday for a second day in a row but it managed to escape, the...
Pirates release food aid ship
Pirates release food aid ship
Somali pirates attacked a Maltese flagged-ship before dawn on Monday with rocket-propelled grenades, but the ship escaped unharmed, a Nato...
Mariners who bite the Somali bullet
Mariners who bite the Somali bullet
Merchant ships are fending for themselves against Somali pirates, considering tactics such as barbed wire and sonic blasters, with international...
Somali pirates hijack British, Taiwan vessels
Somali pirates hijack British, Taiwan vessels
Pirates seized a British-owned ship and a Taiwan-registered fishing boat after taking three vessels last weekend, officials said on Tuesday,...
Somali pirates walk the ladder in hijack battle
Somali pirates walk the ladder in hijack battle
The way you spot a Somali pirate in a sea of fishermen in the Gulf of Aden, says a top French regional naval commander, is not the AK-47s on his...
Somali pirates hijack German gas tanker
Somali pirates hijack German gas tanker
Somali pirates have hijacked a German tanker loaded with liquefied petroleum gas off the Horn of Africa. The ship's 13-man crew was reported safe...
Somali pirates free Turkish cargo ship, ransom paid
Somali pirates free Turkish cargo ship, ransom paid
Somali pirates released a Turkish cargo ship hijacked in October after its owners paid a ransom, Turkey's Anatolian news agency said on Wednesday....
China ready to use force on Somali pirates
China ready to use force on Somali pirates
China warned Somali pirates on Tuesday it was prepared to use force when its navy ships arrive in the Gulf of Aden to combat a wave of piracy that...

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