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Saudi-Led Ships Shell Yemen

Shelling near Port of Aden. Saudi-Led Ships Shell Yemen By Reuters Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the

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Iranian Navy to deploy in Gulf again

Announcement will raise concerns in region, despite regular deployment by Iranian Navy. Iran Navy to send 35th flotilla to Gulf of Aden: Commander The 35th

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The gunmen of Aden

Meeting the militia.  The gunmen of Aden who keep saying sorry As fighting raged in the Yemeni port of Aden this last week, the BBC’s

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Maritime Security at a Crossroads

PMSCs and a shrinking market. Maritime Security at a Crossroads Guest Article Somalia remains a failed state. Poverty, the absence of enforced law and psychopathy

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CMF chair 35th SHADE conference

Quarterly anti-piracy meeting takes place.  Combined Maritime Forces chairs the 35th SHADE counter-piracy conference 01 Apr 15, the 35th SHADE conference convened in Bahrain to discuss

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Sri Lanka, Turkey in joint exercises

Coordinated training scheduled.  Sri Lanka, Turkey naval teams to conduct training exercises in maritime security The Turkish naval ship, TCG GEDIZ on her way from

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Call for Malaysia to join ReCAAP

Country has yet to sign up to agreement. Call on Malaysia to join regional maritime movement against piracy KUCHING: Malaysia should consider joining the Regional

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Cocaine Seized from Tug in North Sea

Multi agency drug bust. Cocaine Seized from Tug in North Sea By Wendy Laursen Over two tons of cocaine has been seized following a joint UK

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Mediterranean migrants crisis

Analysing the options. Mediterranean migrants crisis: Is military force the solution? By Jasmine Coleman European leaders are scrambling to find a way of stemming the

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Private Company to patrol Puntland water

Clamp down on IUU fishing. Private Company granted license to patrol Puntland waters Puntland Government in northern Somalia granted private company, Somali Security Service (SSS)

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Japan’s New Maritime Surveillance

JCG to purchase Dassault Falcon 2000. Meet Japan’s New Maritime Surveillance Plane As tensions in East Asia are on the rise, Japan’s Coast Guard is

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Iranian Ships Turn Back From Yemen

Concerns ships held arms bound for Houthis. Iranian Ships Turn Back From Yemen After Standoff Senior defense officials tell NBC News that an Iranian convoy,

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Yemeni blockade’s unexpected conse

Conflict’s impact felt widely in region. Blockade of Yemeni Ports Has Unintended Consequences on Food Security, Somali Fishing Industry By Sarah Glaser Hundreds of Yemenis have

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Why is no-one talking about defence cuts

Not a hot topic in election.  Why is no-one talking about defence cuts? By Jonathan Beale Defence correspondent, BBC News Defence of the realm is

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