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B. 2013-08-02 Somali pirates face life in prison USA
2. 2012-05-24 Iran navy saves U.S. ship from pirates Gulf of Oman, Southern Iran
3. 2012-01-06 U.S. Navy rescues Iranians from pirates Strait of Hormuz, Southern Iran
4. 2011-03-14 Life sentences for Somali pirates Norfolk, Virginia
F. 2011-02-26 Americans detained pirate negotiators Somalia
2011-02-22 4 Americans slain by captors on yacht Somalia
H. 2010-08-27 Would-be pirate pleads guilty to attacking Virginia
I. 2010-08-17 Judge throws out Somalis' piracy charge USA
9. 2010-05-24 U.S. destroyer frees ship from 50 pirates Somalia

Would-be pirate pleads guilty to attacking  Virginia: Jama Idle Ibrahim, a Somali man became the second person convicted in the U.S. of acts related to high-seas piracy in more than a century Judge throws out Somalis' piracy charge  A federal judge threw out a piracy charge against six Somalis in the April attack on the USS Ashland naval ship in the Gulf of Aden   U.S. destroyer frees ship from 50 pirates   Somalia: The M/V Iceberg was rescued last week after the USS McFaul conducted a 26-hour surveillance mission   11 pirates brought to U.S. for prosecution   Virginia: Federal authorities are flying suspected pirates from East Africa to be prosecuted for alleged attacks on U.S. Navy ships near Somalia U.S. warship captures pirate mother ship    Seychelles: The frigate USS Nicholas came under fire from a pirate vessel shortly after midnight in international waters west of the Seychelles U.S. ship thwarts second pirate attack   Somalia: Maersk Alabama that played a central role in a bloody hijacking drama last spring was attacked again U.S., Korean warships stop pirate attack. Somalia Pirate ex-hostage favors military escorts. U.S. Senate   Clinton unveils plan to tackle piracy  Washington: US Secretary of State has unveiled a 4-point plan to tackle piracy in the Gulf of Aden. She said an expanded international effort was needed Pirates attack U.S. cargo ship but fail   Somalia: The pirates fired rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons at the Liberty Sun bound for Mombasa. The ship sustained damage   Pirates fire on approaching U.S. sailors   Somalia: 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 US 'in talks' with pirates. Somalia   Pirates hijack US-Italian vessel
Somali pirates face life in prison  A US jury has recommended that three pirates be sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 killing of four Americans off the coast of East Afr... Iran navy saves U.S. ship from pirates   Southern Iran: Iranian sailors helped scare off armed pirates who attacked an American cargo ship in the Gulf of Oman   U.S. Navy rescues Iranians from pirates   Southern Iran: U.S. sailors from the destroyer USS Kidd have rescued 13 of the Middle Eastern country's sailors from a hijacked fishing boat   Life sentences for Somali pirates   Virginia: Five Somali men convicted of attacking a US Navy ship they mistook for a merchant vessel have been sentenced to life in prison Americans detained pirate negotiators   Somalia: Before 2 pirate leaders departed the yacht where they held 4 Americans they left instructions: kill the hostages if we do not come back   4 Americans slain by captors on yacht

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   Somalia: A round-the-world boating adventure ended tragically for Americans, whom pirates fatally shot after capturing their yacht in the Indian Ocean

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   Somalia: Somali pirates have hijacked a US-owned tugboat in the Gulf of Aden with 16 crew members on board - 10 of them Italians.    pirates holding a US captain Richard Phillips hostage have wa...

   Somalia: Pirates hold ship's skipper. The destroyer USS Bainbridge has arrived on the scene where a U.S. freighter was hijacked off the Horn Africa
US crew seized by Somali pirates
   Somalia: The pirates have hijacked Maersk Alabama with at least 20 crew on board, after what maritime officials described as a sustained night-time attack

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Oct.29 U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
   Somalia: The destroyer has entered Somali territorial waters in pursuit of a Japanese-owned ship loaded with benzene that was hijacked by pirates

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

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