Gulf Of Aden

  • Somali pirates jailed for 10 years in Yemen 20-11-2011 09:58 AM

    Sana'a: A Yemeni criminal court has sentenced 10 Somalis to 10 years in prison after convicting them of piracy in Yemen's territorial waters, the state-run Saba news agency reported. The court based in Mukalla, the provincial capital city in Yemen's southeast province of Hadramout, said that the convicts were arrested...
  • 'Ensure adequate control over maritime activity' 01-10-2011 01:14 PM

    Mumbai: Voicing concern over growing incidents of piracy close to the Indian shores, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday stressed the need to ensure adequate control over maritime activity for security reasons. "As our maritime sector, including shipping ports, ship-building and ship repair is of vital significance to our economy,...
  • Indian Navy foils piracy attempts in Gulf of Aden 26-09-2011 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: Three piracy attempts in last four days in the Gulf of Aden have been thwarted by the Indian Navy which neutralised eight armed Somali pirates, Navy officials said on Monday. "Naval warship INS Sukanya thwarted the piracy attempts by Somali pirates in Gulf of Aden yesterday morning and...
  • Pirates of the unruly sea

    FOOTLOOSE |  Pawan Bali
    My first encounter with sea-pirates was at the age of seven. They seemed largely harmless. Patched-eye pirates, somehow, invoking pity. It was an Asterix comic-book,...

  • Somali pirates: organised robbers on high seas 21-03-2011 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: As India and 30 other countries struggle to contain piracy in the Gulf of Aden - a look at the highly trained pirates who terrorize and kidnap our sailors. They are the may look like a rag tag group but the 20-odd gangs of Somalian pirates are highly...
  • Indian hostages of Somali pirates safe 18-10-2009 07:24 PM

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  • Fleeing pirates' boat capsizes, survivor narrates tale 13-01-2009 03:26 PM

    Internal rivalry between pirate gangs caused firing at high seas. ...