Tag: Piracy

RUSSIAN NAVY TO USE PORT IN DJIBOUTI FOR ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS

Terrorism Monitor: News that the Russian Navy will begin using port facilities in Djibouti is further proof that the small, resource poor nation intends to take full advantage of its strategic location in the Horn of Africa (Shabelle Media Network,…

Pirates seized Saudi tanker

The Al Nisr Al Saudi, an oil tanker from Saudi Arabia, has been hijacked by the Somali pirates, said theEuropean Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) on Wednesday. Spokesman of the NAVFOR  said the vessel was empty, but had 14 crew members onboard…