The Pirates Of Somalia – By Jay Bahadur – Book Review

At great personal risk, a Canadian journalist explores the rise of modern piracy.

Pirate Picture Books Ahoy!

Four new picture books about [tag]pirate[/tag] brutes and the pleasures of not bathing, brushing your teeth or speaking proper English.

Naval Forces Disrupt Pirate Activity Off Somali Coast

A Combined Maritime Forces warship intercepted a boat thought to be used for [tag]pirate[/tag] activity off the coast of Somalia, the forces’ multi-national counter-piracy task force said Tuesday.

Pirates Seize Tanker Off Somali Coast

Pirates have seized a tanker ship in the Indian Ocean and appear to be taking it to Somalia, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said Monday.

Somali Tied To Militants Held On U.s. Ship For Months

A Somali man accused of ties to two Islamist militant groups was captured by the American military in April and interrogated for months aboard a Navy ship before being sent to New York for a civilian trial.

The Pirate Sumter

The South developed a naval strategy that included raiders aimed at disrupting the North’s trading business.

Somalia Frees Six Foreigners After Convictions In Ransom Role

A pardon after convictions connected with bringing millions in cash into a country where pirates and terrorists flourish in the lack of central government.

At Philipsburg Manor, A Pirate Festival, Brawls Included

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Philipsburg Manor will feature a festival of piracy in the mid-18th century.

Westerners Held In Somalia For Delivering Pirate Ransom

Saturday was the first time that any Westerners were sentenced for their role in paying out the ransoms.

After Nearly 10 Months, Hijacked Ship And Crew Are Freed

The Somali pirates who hijacked an Egyptian ship nearly 10 months ago have released it and the crew of 23 after receiving an air-dropped ransom of $2.3 million, officials said Tuesday.