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Migrants die after being thrown off boat

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Twelve migrants died and others are missing after they were thrown off a boat by smugglers off Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the...

ISS: Abiy helps Somaliland put more facts on the ground

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On 1 June, Somaliland’s President Muse Bihi Abdi officially inaugurated the first 12 km of Berbera Corridor, a trade and transport route that connects...

UK-flagged tanker repulses pirate attack in Gulf of Aden, ship manager...

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Armed pirates attacked a British-flagged chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday but were repulsed, the ship’s manager Stolt Tankers said. The pirates...

Australian Navy seizes drugs in the Gulf of Aden

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The Royal Australian Navy vessel HMAS Toowoomba has interdicted over 3 000 kilograms of illegal narcotics including hashish and heroin in the Gulf of...

Strengthening regional co-operation to up maritime security

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States in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden area adopted a plan of action to ensure better co-ordination of regional efforts...

US Navy seizes 2 521 AK-47s in Gulf of Aden

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The guided missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham seized an illicit weapons shipment containing 2 521 AK-47 rifles on 28 August in the...

U.S. Navy seizes hundreds of weapons from boat in Gulf of...

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The U.S. Navy seized hundreds of small arms, including AK-47s, from an unflagged boat in the Gulf of Aden, a U.S. defence...

NATO co-chairs counter-piracy conference

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Last week saw Bahrain host the 39th Shared Awareness and Deconfliction (SHADE) conference, a forum to discuss counter-piracy in the Gulf of...

Pirates hit chemical tanker off Somalia

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A chemical tanker has been attached by suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia in the first such incident in more than...

Al Qaeda in Yemen poses growing threat to shipping

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Al Qaeda's Yemen branch remains a powerful force and poses a growing risk to merchant ships in vital waterways nearby despite efforts...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...