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"We don稚 consider ourselves sea bandits," he said. "We consider sea bandits those who illegally fish in our seas and dump waste in our seas and carry weapons in our seas. We are simply patrolling our seas. Think of us like a coast guard."
spokesman, Sugule Ali, NY Times interview Sept. 30, 2008
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Manila, Philippines - Somali pirates have freed 20 Filipino seamen from a hijacked ship they held for more than 80 days, officials said on Fridayテδづつ...
Mogadishu - A Ukrainian freighter carrying an arms shipment seized by Somali pirates was headed Saturday for the central coastal city ofテδづつ...

Mogadishu - Somali pirates holding more than a dozen merchant ships hostage released a Japanese vessel on Saturday for a ransom ofテδづつ...
Singapore - A Singapore shipper says Somali pirates have released a hijacked palm oil tanker and 21 crew members, but kept four Southテδづつ...
Manila - Somali pirates have freed a chemical tanker it seized two months ago and all 19 crewmen, including 15 Filipinos, a Philippineテδづつ...
Tehran - Somali pirates have released a Hong-Kong registered cargo ship chartered by Iran which was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden inテδづつ...

Lured by tens of millions of dollars in ransom payments, Somali pirates continue to threaten vital shipping lanes in the Gulf of Aden and Indianテδづつ...
Mumbai: A special court on Friday convicted 60 Somali pirates who were caught in Indian waters in 2011. The case was abated against oneテδづつ...
A feared Somali pirate kingpin is being investigated by the United Nations over ... Somali pirates have taken dozens of hostages and plunderedテδづつ...
In 2011 at the peak of their activity three years ago, Somali pirates captured more than 30 ships and held more than 700 crew members,テδづつ...
Somali pirates attempt to take over a ship under protection of the Russian Navy. It doesn't go well for the pirates. This video is from one of myテδづつ...
Somali pirates attempt to take over a ship under protection of the Russian Navy. It doesn't go well for the pirates. This video is from one of myテδづつ...
A luxury cruise holiday went horribly wrong when the threat of Somali pirates made the passengers turn off their lights and keep quiet after darkテδづつ...
Mumbai, Aug 7 (PTI) A court here today sentenced 26 Somali pirates who hijacked a fishing boat and took 24 Thai nationals hostage in 2011 toテδづつ...
Tourists were left scared as a luxury cruise ship was reportedly forced to turn off lights and ban partying amid fears of a Somali pirate attack.
A court here on Monday sentenced 16 Somali pirates to seven years in prison for hijacking a fishing vessel from Iran in 2011 and taking itsテδづつ...
16 Somali pirates, who were arrested by the Indian Coast Guard in 2011 for hijacking a fishing vessel have been to seven years in jail by aテδづつ...

Mumbai: A court on Monday sentenced 16 Somali pirates to seven years in jail for hijacking a fishing vessel which had sailed from Iran in 2011テδづつ...
On Friday, a court in Mumbai sentenced the 15 alleged pirates from the Prantalay 14 hijacking to six months in prison plus time served.
A pirate with a full beard makes an ironic salute as I walk towards him across the red gravel of the prison yard in Garowe, the capital of theテδづつ...
(CNN) In the vital transport corridors of the troubled Gulf of Aden, an old but dangerous adversary has returned to the seas -- pirates. But theyテδづつ...
Atoor Bashir Bare (28) was among the 27 "pirates" convicted on August 11 and sentenced to life imprisonment. According to a doctor, Bare wasテδづつ...
The men have been convicted under charges, including attempt to murder, kidnapping and relevant sections of the Unlawful Activitiesテδづつ...
IN THE first conviction in the country involving Somali pirates, 15 men were sentenced to seven-years imprisonment by a Mumbai sessionsテδづつ...
The pirates' lawyer had told the court that India and Somalia had signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the convicts to serve the rest ofテδづつ...
A session court in Mumbai convicted 15 Somali pirates for 7 years of imprisonment in a 2011 case. The pirates had taken 22 people aboard aテδづつ...
The EU Naval Force (EU Navfor) has confirmed the release of the bulk fuel tanker Aris 13 and her eight Sri Lankan crew, without payment of a ransom, just hoursテδづつ...
pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday, a week after Somali pirates.
Somali pirates then ambushed the vessel just 11 miles (17km) from shore with two fast speedboats, known as skiffs, while aiming their weapons at the crew.
Bosasso, Somalia, March 24 (Reuters) - pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday, a week after Somali pirates hijacked their first commercial vessel since 2012. Ten ...
For almost five years nothing was heard from the Somali pirates. International naval patrols as well as self-defence measures and armed security guards on ships had, it seemed, solved the problem.
Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) - The captain of the crew of a Comoros-flagged oil tanker that was hijacked and then released by Somali pirates said he feels like he was "dead and born," after the ship reached a port in northern Somalia. Nicholas Anthony saidテδづつ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - The captain of the crew of a Comoros-flagged oil tanker that was hijacked and then released by Somali pirates said he feels like he was "dead and born," after the ship reached a port in northern Somalia. Nicholas Anthony saidテδづつ...
It was placing well-armed former military men on board that did more than anything else to put a stop to the multi-billion dollar business of piracy off Somalia.
For the first time since 2012, Somali pirates have hijacked a commercial vessel in the Gulf of Aden. There are eight Sri Lankan crew onboard the hijacked vessel that are currently being held hostage according to the Sri Lankan government.
Mogadishu, Somalia -- Somali pirates who seized oil tanker release it without conditions, officials say. Tweet. This article filed under: News テδづつキ Nation/World テδづつキ Associated Press.
Somali pirates who hijacked an oil tanker on Monday have released the ship and its eight crew without conditions, officials say.
Image used for illustrative purpose. Pakistan navy personnel keep guard near the Navy ship PNS Zulfiqar after it returned to Karachi June 23, 2011.
Bosasso, Somalia: Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a Somali security official and the pirates said, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to an unusually swift conclusion without the payment of ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - Somali pirates who seized an oil tanker earlier this week have released the ship and its crew without conditions, officials said late Thursday.
Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) - Somali pirates who seized oil tanker release it without conditions, officials say. INSIDE SEATTLEPI.
In this photo taken Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, the Aris 13 oil tanker is seen from a helicopter in the harbor of Gladstone, Australia.
Image used for illustrative purpose. Pakistan navy personnel keep guard near the Navy ship PNS Zulfiqar after it returned to Karachi June 23, 2011.
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There is more to this conversation to be sure. Historically, claims that Somali piracy was a response to toxic dumping and illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing (the Somali coast guard narrative) struck some experts as an inadequate ...
Mogadishu, Somalia - Somali pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker this week after five years without a major hijacking in the region have released the ship and its crew without conditions, officials said late Thursday.
Armed Somali pirates who have hijacked an oil tanker with eight crew on board are demanding a ransom for the vessel's release.
Somali pirates seized an oil tanker with a crew of eight on Monday in the first successful piracy raid on a commercial vessel since 2012.
Somali pirates are suspected to have hijacked an oil tanker, believed to be a Sri Lankan-flagged one, in the Indian Ocean on Monday (13 March).


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