Tag: Al Qaeda

  • Naval Yard bomb hoaxers

    Men face five years in prison. Two Naval Yard Workers Arrested for Bomb Threats A federal grand jury in San Diego has handed down indictments against two shipyard workers at […]

  • Yemen, Iran and illegal weapons

    Conflict Armament Research releases report. Arabian Sea raids on arms smugglers show Iran-Yemen link When Western navies raided three dhows in the Arabian Sea this year, some of the weapons […]

  • Dangers of the BAM

    The ongoing hazards to shipping off Yemen. Dangerous Waters in the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb By James Pothecary Introduction On 25 October 2016, the Spanish-flagged merchant tanker Galicia Spirit came under fire […]

  • Weapons smugglers nabbed

    Second interception in as many days. Arab coalition intercepts boats carrying weapons to Yemen Aden — Arab coalition helicopters and naval units intercepted two boats off the port of Salif, […]

  • Maritime chokepoints

    Analysing maritime concerns. World Oil And Its Seven Biggest Chokepoints By Irina Slav It’s common knowledge that most of the world’s oil is transported internationally by tankers. What might not […]

  • RPG? No. Boat Bomb

    Unknown attackers detonate bomb 20m from tanker. Boat that attacked gas tanker off Yemen carried explosives: shipowner By Jonathan Saul Unknown assailants who opened fire on a gas tanker last […]

  • Aden refinery resumes work

    66,000 tonnes of crude delivered to Aden refinery. Yemen oil refinery resumes operations Aden // Aden’s oil refinery resumed operations Sunday, more than a year after the armed conflict between […]

  • AQ in Yemen a concern

    Presence in Yemen poses maritime threat. Al Qaeda in Yemen poses growing threat to shipping – naval force BY JONATHAN SAUL Al Qaeda’s Yemen branch remains a powerful force and […]

  • Terrorists on the Ocean

    How real is the risk of maritime terrorism? Terrorists on the Ocean: Sea Monsters in the 21st Century By CAPT Robert N. Hein, USN The call of the ocean has […]

  • US Navy warns on terrorism

    Maritime terror threat persists. Naval commanders warn of terror threat against commercial shipping By Chris Church MANAMA, Bahrain —The possibility that al-Qaida, Islamic State and other terrorist groups could try […]