Tag: puntland

  • Somaliland puts seized weapons on display

    Tensions with Puntland remain. Somalia: Somaliland puts seized weapons shipment on display Despite growing concerns by Puntland, Somaliland’s separatist administration has put seized weapons shipment on public display, Garowe Online […]

  • EUCAP Nestor to deploy in Puntland

    Capacity building in former pirate region. EUCAP Nestor to deploy in Puntland The European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean (EUCAP Nestor) […]

  • New anti piracy camp in Eyl

    Former pirate town now home to PMPF. Somalia: Puntland launches new counter Piracy camp in Eyl district Puntland’s Maritime police Chief Abdirisaq Diriye has laid foundation stone for a new […]

  • President tours PMPF base

    PMPF has scored several wins against pirates in past.  Somalia: Puntland President tours Puntland Marine Force base The President of Somalia’s Puntland Government Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has toured Puntland Maritime […]

  • Pirate prison on verge of closure

    Electricity bills could force closure of Puntland pirate prison. Somalia: Danish-funded Prison facility in Puntland on verge of closure A 500-bed prison facility in the state capital of Garowe is […]

  • EUCAP Nestor conclude training Somali CG

    EUCAP Nestor celebrated with its Somali and Djiboutian partners the successful completion of training EUCAP Nestor concludes first basic training course for Somali Coast Guards and Port Police Today the […]

  • Soldiers Turn Hijackers

    A dozen soldiers guarding a North Korean ship impounded in Somalia’s autonomous Puntland region for maritime violations have hijacked the vessel and its 33 crew. Soldiers turn hijackers of North […]

  • Puntland ‘Seizes Arms From Yemen’

    Bossaso — Security forces in Somalia’s Puntland autonomous region have seized a depot of arms and bomb material along the country’s northern coastline, in another sign that Al Qaeda militants […]

  • Aerial Attack

    An official from the autonomous Somali region of Puntland says its forces launched an aerial attack targeting a pirate leader in Somalia. Troops bomb pirate base in Somali region By […]

  • Pirate Base Stormed

    Several suspected pirates, including a heavily armed gang accused of holding a Danish family hostage last year, have arrested by police in Somalia’s northern Puntland region. Somali forces storm suspected pirate […]