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New British warship sent to Gulf

Saturday, January 7, 2012 Comments off

Great Britain’s Royal Navy has sent one of its cutting-edge destroyers, HMS Daring, to the Persian Gulf to replace a frigate. The new ship is undetectable by radar.

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Back in December, the Strait of Hormuz that connects the Gulf to the Arabian Sea saw the arrival of the American carrier group led by the USS John C.Stennis. Read more…

Somalia:Somali pirates hijack Italian-owned ship with 21 crew

Friday, April 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 22,2011
NAIROBI, April 21 (Xinhua) — Somali pirates have seized an Italian bulk carrier with 21 crew members, approximately 350NM South East of Salalah, Oman, in the Indian Ocean waters, the European Union anti-piracy mission said on Thursday. Read more…

India captures 61 Somali pirates

Monday, March 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News March 14,2011           Warkan Soomaali

The Indian navy has captured 61 suspected Somali pirates and rescued 13 fishermen after a firefight with a hijacked mothership in the Arabian Sea, a navy spokesman said. Read more…

Somali pirates hijack Syrian-owned ship

Friday, January 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 21,2011.
NAIROBI, Jan. 21 (Xinhua)– Somali pirates have hijacked a Syrian-owned bulk carrier with 25 crew members in the north Arabian Sea, the European Union (EU) anti-piracy mission said Friday. Read more…

3rd LD) S. Korean Navy frees hijacked cargo ship, kills 8 Somali pirates

Friday, January 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 21,2011.
By Kim Deok-hyun
SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Yonhap) — In an unprecedented rescue operation, South Korean naval special forces raided a hijacked freighter in the Arabian Sea Friday, freeing all 21 crewmen and killing eight Somali pirates, Seoul officials said. Read more…