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Pirates 'seize' Greek-owned tanker off Oman
Attack said to be the first successful assault on an oil vessel off the Horn of Africa in more than a year.
Last updated: 11 May 2012 13:20 GMT
Pirates seize US vessel near Oman
Fifty-eight foot American-owned yacht seized off the coast of Oman with four US citizens on board, officials say.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2011 09:54 GMT
Somali pirates get hefty ransom
Pirates claim to receive a record ranson of $9.5m for the release of Samho Dream, a South Korean oil supertanker.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2010 00:54 GMT
Somali fighters seize coastal town
Hizbul Islam members enter the pirate base of Haradheere, residents say.
Last updated: 02 May 2010 16:56 GMT
Somali pirates release Greek tanker
Crew safe and vessel freed after millions of dollars paid in ransom.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2010 10:46 GMT
Somali pirates in hijacking spree
Armed gangs seize four vessels in the Indian Ocean in a single day.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2009 11:07 GMT
Somali pirates hijack ship
Despite heightened surveillance, pirates seize another vessel off Gulf of Aden.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2008 13:12 GMT
Standoff continues over seized ship
Negotiations under way between owners of hijacked MV Faina and Somali pirates.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2008 07:06 GMT
Ships hijacked off Somalia coast
The two vessels are from Greece and Hong Kong with each carrying 25 crew members.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2008 16:16 GMT
Somali pirates free Taiwanese ship
Two South Korean vessels released a day earlier are escorted by US navy to Yemen.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2007 18:03 GMT
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