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Best photography from around the world today
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December 19, 2013
Ten Somali pirates who hijacked the UAE ship MV Arrilah in March 2011 have had the appeal against their life sentences rejected by UAE's top court.
November 9, 2013
The geographical position of the Arabian Gulf has brought forward a number of challenges in keeping sea trade safe.
November 6, 2013
Regional and international naval commanders gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss ways to counter rising maritime threats in the Arabian Gulf.
October 26, 2013
Discussions on anti-piracy initiatives are under way in light of Nato's decision to pull out of the Gulf.
September 13, 2013
Doctors visited 11 men held by Somali pirates. The men are among 64 seamen from Bangladesh, Yemen, India and Sri Lanka being held in Somalia.
September 12, 2013
There are 64 sailors being held in Somalia, of whom 53 have been prisoners for more than two years, according to the International Maritime Bureau.
September 11, 2013
DUBAI // Somalia must build its coastguard, judicial institutions and provide jobs to young people to tackle the root causes of piracy, said the country's president.Hassan Sheikh Mohamud asked for long-term international support...
September 11, 2013
The Khan family was invited to speak at the Third Counter-Piracy Conference about the strain on relatives for those with loved ones that have been held captive by pirates.
September 10, 2013
Strengthening the navies and coast guards of Somalia and its neighbours would help countries patrol their own waters, Sheikh Abdullah said ahead of a piracy conference.
September 1, 2013
This year's conference will focus on building the capacities of Somali institutions to develop security and economic growth.
August 20, 2013
Jawaid Khan, the captain of MV Albedo who was held hostage for 21 months by pirates, is to speak at a Dubai conference on the effects of piracy on seamen and their families.
August 14, 2013
The UAE is set to host the third International Counter Piracy Conference, which will take place in Dubai next month.
June 20, 2013
Initiatives to counter armed maritime robbery are being discussed by the International Maritime Organisation's Maritime Safety Committee during a 10-day session in London that ends tomorrow.
June 5, 2013
A senior officer suggests a regional coordination centre, satellite tracking and joint security teams to protect strategic sea cargo routes.