Tag: Iranian Fishermen

  • Iranian fishermen released

    Men were detained in 2017. Saudi Arabia frees three Iranian fishermen: IRNA LONDON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has freed three Iranian fishermen detained by the kingdom’s coastguard last year, Iran’s […]

  • Iran claims fishermen attacked

    Incident between guards and fishermen. Saudi guards fire on Iranian boat, killing fisherman: report Saudi border guards have opened fire on an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf, killing a […]

  • Pirates Hold Sailors Hostage

    Men were actually being held by Tanzania for illegal fishing. Pirates Hold Sailors Hostage Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after nearly nine months of being held […]

  • 4 Iranian hostages freed

    Nine Iranians still held by pirates.  4 Iranian hostages freed in Somalia Mogadishu – Four Iranian fishermen have been freed in Somalia after security forces rescued them from a pirate […]

  • Somalia’s Forgotten Hostages

    The plight of international seafarers held hostage by pirates. Somalia’s Forgotten Hostages Between 2000 and 2013, 2,919 seafarers were held hostage by Somali pirates in inhumane conditions, in some instances […]

  • Fighting Back

    A number of Iranian fishermen who were attacked and kidnapped by Somali pirates on a dhow in international waters have managed to disarm and “arrest” their captors. Biding their time, […]