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Iranian ship and crew escape after 5 months in captivity off Somali coast


An Iranian fishing vessel and its crew have escaped after being held captive for five months by Somali fishermen, maritime piracy experts said on Friday, but it was not clear how many crew members had escaped. Continue reading

Oil tanker rescued from pirates

TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (MNA) – The Iranian Navy commander has said that a pirate attack on an oil tanker was foiled by the 35th fleet of the Iranian Navy. Continue reading

Iran’s Navy Foils 2 Pirate Attacks on Foreign Cargo Ships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s naval forces saved two foreign cargo vessels from pirates in two separate operations in the Gulf of Aden, a military official announced.

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Iranian Navy’s 35th Flotilla of Warships Sets Sail for Gulf of Aden

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Navy on Monday deployed its 35th flotilla of warships to the international waters in the Gulf of Aden.

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Iran’s navy foils pirate attacks in Gulf of Aden

By Umid Niayesh – Trend:

Iran’s navy repelled pirate attacks against an Iranian commercial ship in the Gulf of Aden on June 18. Continue reading

Iran strongly fighting maritime terrorism: Navy cmdr.

Iran’s naval forces have been protecting routes used by Iranian vessels over recent years, confronting maritime terrorism and defending the Islamic Republic’s economic interests, Sayyari said on Sunday. Continue reading