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Boat carrying 150 capsizes in Indian Ocean

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

A boat carrying up to 150 asylum-seekers has capsized in the Indian Ocean off the north coast of Australia. This comes less than a week after 90 people drowned in a similar incident. Read more…

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Dooni Siday 150 Qof Oo Ku rogmatay Badweynta Hindiya

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

Dooni Siday 150 qof oo magangalyo doon ah ayaa ku rogmatay badweynta Hindiya ee ku aadan xeebaha Waqooyi ee Australiya.Dhacdadan ayaa timid iadoo laga joogo wax kayar asbuuc  markii 90 qof ay ku qaraqmeen dhacdadan oo kale. Read more…

Warships en route to Syria to protect Russian nationals – reports

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

Naval infantry equipment being loaded onto Russia’s Black Sea Fleet military ship Cesar Kunikov on July 20, 2011 (RIA Novosti / Sergey Pyatakov).

It is being reported that large Russian amphibious naval ships are steaming toward the Syrian port of Tartus, where Russian civilians and naval infrastructure are under threat from ongoing civil disorder. Read more…

Iran to conduct joint exercises with Syria?

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012

Iranian patrol frigate Alvand transits through the Suez Canal on February 22, 2011. (AFP PHOTO/STR)  – RT

An Iranian flotilla has arrived in a Syrian port to provide maritime training to the country’s navy, media reports. It’s only the second time Iranian warships have sailed through the Suez Canal into the Mediterranean. Read more…

Iran ‘definitely’ closing Strait of Hormuz over EU oil embargo

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

Iranian Navy boats take part in maneuvers during the “Velayat-90” navy exercises in the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran (AFP Photo / EBRAHIM NOROOZI)

Tensions in the Gulf could reach a breaking point as a senior Iranian official said Iran would “definitely” close the Strait of Hormuz if an EU oil embargo disrupted the export of crude oil, the semi-official Fars news agency reports. Read more…

US aircraft carrier sails through Strait of Hormuz + Related Articles

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

US aircraft carriers to deliver ‘direct message to Iran’

Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (AFP Photo / US Navy / Rafael Martie / Handout). Read more…