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By MGoth On Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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Somalia: No hijacking by Somali pirates in nearly a year

UNITED NATIONS   — The fight against Somali pirates has been so effective that they haven’t been able to mount a successful hijacking in nearly a year, the chair of the global group trying to combat More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 11th, 2013

Somaliland :Coast Guards Detain Nine Suspected Pirates

Somaliland Marines and coast guards have detained nine suspected pirates at the same time impounding a high speed motor boat they were planning to use in attacking ships inside Somaliland eastern coast when their More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Somali pirates free chemical tanker hijacked a year ago

BOSASSO, Somalia – Somali pirates have released a chemical tanker they hijacked a year ago with about 20 crew on board after receiving a ransom, the pirates and a minister from the semi-autonomous Puntland More...

By Abdiqani On Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Ransom Paid To Somali Pirates for Indonesian Ship

MOGADISHU — Somali pirates said they were air-dropped a ransom of 3.7 million dollars (2.7 million euros) Friday to release an Indonesian chemical tanker and its 24 crew members. “The pirates already agreed More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 6th, 2009

Somalia’s new order: filthy rich pirates

MOGADISHU, 5 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) — A parcel of land here that sold for $US12,000 ($A12,900) two years ago now costs more than $US20,000 ($A21,500). The price of a nice pair of men’s shoes More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, November 16th, 2009

Romance of the Ransom

Baraawe, 16 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – To outsiders Somalia is a remote and forsaken land, drenched in blood, clogged by diseased refugees and doomed to irreversible destruction and hopelessness. But More...