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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates

May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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Smart robocopters to ferret out pirates’ boats

April 9th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) US naval robocopters, carrying powerful sensors, will be able to ferret out small pirate boats even if they are indistinguishable from other vessels.Somalian pirates are again ... Read more...

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Two daring naval raids may change tactics to fight Somali pirates

January 24th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Two daring raids by naval commandoes of South Korea and Malaysia against Somali pirates show that some the navies operating in the area are taking a harder ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils piracy attempt

September 16th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Navy foiled an attempt by pirates to storm six merchant vessels off the Yemen coast, an official said Thursday. It is the third such case in ... Read more...

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Iranian Navy rescues supertanker from Somali pirates

April 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 23 (IANS) Iran's anti-piracy forces have rescued an Iranian oil supertanker that was attacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, a media report said. The oil tanker was ... Read more...

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Russian tanker thwarts Somali pirate attack

April 28th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (RIA Novosti) The crew of a Russian tanker has successfully repelled an attack by pirates off the Somali coast, the Russian maritime journal Sovfrakht reported Tuesday. The NS Commander ... Read more...

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Indian Navy has sleepless nights with 23 pirates aboard ship

December 15th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The arrest of 23 pirates from the Gulf of Aden is giving sleepless nights to the Indian Navy, as it is struggling with the legalities over whom ... Read more...

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Indian Navy prevents hijack, nabs 23 pirates off Aden (Second Lead) (With images)

December 13th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Responding swiftly to a distress call, the Indian Navy Saturday arrested 23 pirates who attempted to hijack an Ethiopian vessel some 160 nautical miles off the Yemini ... Read more...

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