Tag: Red Sea

  • Iran Navy’s pirate claims

    Iranian Navy claims of pirate battles remain unsubstantiated by independent sources. Iranian Warships Repel Pirates’ Repeated Attacks on 5 Trade Vessels Iranian warships have rescued five trade vessels in the […]

  • Piracy Collapses in Somalia

    Armed guards and naval forces suppressing piracy in the region. Piracy Collapses in Somalia, But Don’t Celebrate Just Yet by Lizabeth Paulat Piracy has long plagued the Somali coastline, creating an […]

  • Busting up Somali pirate attacks

    Pirates won’t tackle ships with armed guards. Busting up Somali pirate attacks one ship at a time Shipping security consultant says 9 times out of 10 pirates turn tail when […]

  • Iranian Navy in pirate shoot out

    Iranian media report Navy fought off attack on oil tanker. Iranian Navy in pirate shoot out Iranian media has reported that the country’s navy has fought off a pirate attack […]

  • Sudan’s navy commander hails Iran’s role in Red Sea security

    Commander of Sudan’s Naval Forces Lieutenant General Dalil al-Daw says the presence of the Iranian fleets in the Red Sea insures security in the waters Sudan’s navy commander hails Iran’s […]

  • Drop in Piracy

    Pirate attacks off Somalia dropped to zero for the first full month since the menace emerged more than five years ago, new figures show. Piracy attacks drop to zero for […]

  • Djibouti’s Strategic Position in the Horn of Africa

    Chatham House – 11 July 2012 10.00 – 11.00 BST HE Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh will detail Djibouti’s plans for maintaining economic growth and increasing development, and will discuss his country’s […]

  • Arms Arrests

    The Yemeni coast guard detained a Russian ship loaded with weapons in the Red Sea, said a security source on Thursday. A spokesperson of the Russian embassy said the ship […]

  • Under Fire

    A Japanese chemical tanker came under fire in the Red Sea near Yemen Wednesday, but no one was injured and the ship remains operational, vessel owner Tokyo Marine Co. said […]

  • Abandoned Prize

    A group of pirates operating in the Red Sea managed to board a vessel over the weekend – which usually means just one thing…a long stay off Somalia. As the […]