Pirates kidnap two Russians from refrigerator ship in Gulf of Guinea
"The media is engaging in conspiracy theories about the president's health," says @PressSec
Puntland officials have confirmed that six Somali pirates have hijacked a Panama-flagged ship on Wednesday night. The ship was traveling from the UAE to Mogadishu. The number and nationality of the crew were unclear but discussions were underway to free them. Somalia
The pirates captured 13 sailors from a tanker with a Russian-Ukrainian crew
Seafarers organization: Oil tanker sought by US over Iran sanctions was hijacked July 5 off United Arab Emirates coast
Labour Party leader Keir Starmer sacked his education spokeswoman Rebecca Long-Bailey after she shared an article with an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory. She was Corbyn ally
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 188 km NNW of Kilmia, Yemen
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 185 km NNW of Las Khorey, Somalia
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At this very moment the Shanghai shipyards alone have 24 navy ships in the making, among which two 075 LHD, which, this article claims, will be useful in anti-piracy operations.
Seven sailors who were released from pirate captivity are already in Ukraine - the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
China's foreign minister Wang Yi speaking now. On US-China ties: 'It's unfortunate a political virus is also spreading in the US, jumping at any opportunity to attack and slander China. Some politicians ignore basic facts and make up countless lies and conspiracy theories.'
The Arab Coalition accused the Southern Transitional Council of preventing the Coast Guard forces from performing their tasks of intercepting arms smuggling boats to the Houthis, and protecting shipping lines in the Gulf of Aden from Houthi attacks, and accused the STC of not responding to the resumption of the activity of the Coast Guard
An official source in the coalition: The maritime threat in the Gulf of Aden is an "existing threat" and all parties should shoulder their responsibilities
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Stolt tankers says the vessel Stolt Apal was attacked by pirates off Yemen, security team onboard fired multiple warning shots at attackers in two speedboats. The bridge of ship sustained minor damage, no injuries to crew
Statement from the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations. "On 17th May 2020 at approximately 12:30UTC an MV was attacked at position 1343N 05037.E vessels transiting the area are advised to exercise extreme caution."
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The exact position of the attack in Gulf of Aden is shown below
A vessel was attacked in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday, offshore of Yemen's port of Mukalla, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said, without giving further details
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China's 35th Naval Escort Fleet on Tuesday set out from East China's Zhejiang Province. The flotilla, consisting of destroyer Taiyuan, frigate Jingzhou, and supply ship Chaohu, will conduct escort missions in the GulfOfAden and waters off Somalia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 168km SSE of Sayhut, Yemen
Three Russian citizens on a ship seized by pirates near Benin
U.K. Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) reporting armed men boarded vessel at anchor in the Gulf of Oman on Tuesday: "The vessel is reported to be at anchor approx. 3nm (nautical miles) off Ras Al Kuh, in vicinity of 25-48N 057-14E."
Armed men board vessel in Gulf of Oman - UKMTO
Cameroon: 8 people were abducted and 1 person injured during an armed raid overnight on an oil tanker registered in Greece anchored off Cameroon, the Greek authorities announced on Tuesday.
Khamenei: A very dangerous conspiracy was quashed by the IranianNation
Khamenei: The grave, extensive and very dangerous conspiracy that GlobalArrogance and Zionism spent so much on and worked for so that they could cause this destruction, villainy, and murder in Iran at a crucial time was quashed by the presence of the people
Khamenei: I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the great IranianNation for their magnificent movement during recent days. The people proved again that they are powerful and great, and defeated the big conspiracy of the enemy with their presence on the scene
Khamenei: Coming in minutes: Statements in a meeting with Basij members on the defeat of Global Arrogance in implementing the recent conspiracy against Iran
: ..This is a phony showtrial. There is zero due process, none. It is yet another fraudulent hoax conspiracy theory. It is another Witch Hunt. This is what the Socialist Doemocrat Party has become. There's not one thing the Democrats have done in the past 3 years except try
Pirates kidnap four crew from Greek boat off Togo, Togo navy says
Pirates kidnap nine crew members from cargo ship off coast of Benin