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Somali Pirates

Hostages held by Somali pirates ‘ate rats’ to survive

1 year, 11 months ago
NAIROBI: A group of 26 hostages freed from nearly five years in the hands of Somali pirates touched down in Kenya on Sunday, with both tears and smiles marking the end of their ordeal. "Am so, so happy. Really, am so, so happy. For UN, for…

Somali pirates free 11 crew kidnapped in 2010

4 years, 3 months ago
MOGADISHU: Eleven crew members held hostage by Somali pirates for more than three years have been released, regional and United Nations officials said on Saturday. The number of attacks by Somali pirates has fallen over the last two years…