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2013-10-05 US Navy SEALS raid militant group linked to Kenya mall attack Barawe, Somalia
C. 2013-10-04 Militant base 'attacked from sea' in Somalia Barawe, Somalia
D. 2012-01-25 Navy SEALs rescue aid workers Somalia
4. 2012-01-06 U.S. Navy rescues Iranians from pirates Strait of Hormuz, Southern Iran
5. 2011-10-11 Special forces storm pirate-held ship Somalia
6. 2011-01-22 South Korea navy rescues pirated crew Somalia
7. 2010-05-24 U.S. destroyer frees ship from 50 pirates Somalia
8. 2010-05-06 Russian marines storm hijacked oil tanker Somalia

Militant base 'attacked from sea' in Somalia   Unidentified foreign forces have launched a night-time raid on a militant base in the south Somali town of Barawe from the sea, reports say Navy SEALs rescue aid workers
  US Navy SEALS raid militant group linked to Kenya mall attack Map of Barawe Somalia

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  US special forces targeted a leader of the al-Shabab Islamist group in Somalia in response to Kenya's Westgate attack

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  U.S. special forces swooped into Somalia in a pair of helicopters in a daring overnight raid to rescue two kidnapped aid workers an American and a Dane


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  Marines have stormed a tanker hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, freeing its 23 man crew and cargo of oil to be worth up to $50 million
Apr.5   Korea ship reaches Somali pirates  A South Korean warship has caught up with a super-tanker Samho Dream that was hijacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean

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Oct.7   Pirates attack navy ship 'in error'  The pirates mistook a French ship involved in an anti-piracy operation for a commercial vessel May.14 U.S., Korean warships stop pirate attack Apr.28 Russia captures Somalia pirates Apr.19 Pirate attack thwarted in Gulf of Aden Apr.18 Dutch navy captures pirates after attack
  Dutch naval forces captured seven pirates and freed 20 captive fishermen after tracking the pirates to their 'mother ship' in the Gulf of Aden Apr.12 Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
  U.S. Navy snipers fatally shot pirates holding Richard Phillips hostage after seeing one of the pirates 'had an AK-47 leveled at the captain's back'
 The ship was stormed by pirates 350 miles off Somalia. The captain of Maersk Alabama, American cargo-ship, who'd been held in a lifeboat in the Indian Ocean, was rescued uninjured.
Apr.11   Pirates fire on approaching U.S. sailors  Pirates fired on U.S. sailors as they tried to reach the lifeboat where an American captain is being held. Sailors did not return fire Apr.9 US to boost Africa pirate forces  Washington: US military chiefs are preparing to bolster forces on the Horn of Africa to help tackle Somali pirates who are holding a US captain hostage Apr.8 U.S. warship nears boat carrying pirates   Guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge arrived before dawn near a 28-foot lifeboat holding four pirates and the kidnapped captain Mar.21 U.S. Navy releases six suspected pirates Mar.14 Destroyers set sail on anti-piracy mission   Japan: 2 Japanese destroyers are marking the first policing action for the country's Maritime Self-Defense Force

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Dec.25 German navy foils Somali pirates
  The frigate Karlsruhe has foiled an attempt by pirates to hijack an Egyptian cargo vessel in the Gulf of Aden. 6 Somali pirates were captured Dec.20 Iranian warships sent to Somali waters  A group of Iranian warships steamed into the Gulf of Aden, joining an expanding list of navies sent to protect shipping routes from the pirates Dec.13   Indian navy 'captures 23 pirates'  The navy responded to a mayday call from MV Gibe and arrested 23 Somali and Yemeni pirates who tried to storm a ship in the Gulf of Aden Dec.7 EU to begin Somali pirate patrols  Six ships and three surveillance planes from at least eight EU countries are due to start anti-piracy patrols off the Somali coast Nov.19 Pirate 'mother ship' left in flames  An Indian warship has exchanged fire with a pirate 'mother vessel', leaving the ship ablaze in the Gulf of Aden

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Oct.29   U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
  The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates
Jun.1 US ship 'fires on Somali village'  Islamist militants are reported to have set up a base in a remote village Jan.5 U.S. ships block escape route  Somali troops backed by Ethiopians prepared to launch a major assault on the last stronghold of Islamic militiamen Jan.3 US Navy patrols Somalia's coast  US naval forces have deployed to prevent leaders of defeated Islamist militias escaping

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Mar.19 US captures 13 'pirates'  suspected pirates were involved in clashes with the US Navy off the Somali coast

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