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Yemen's Houthis Enter Red Sea al-Mukha Port

Fighters from Yemen’s dominant Houthi movement drew closer to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s refuge in Aden on Tuesday, taking over two towns north of the port city as columns advanced from different directions. 131 more words

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Houthis promise safeguard Bab al-Mandeb Strait: Spox

CAIRO:  The Bab al-Mandeb Strait will “never be closed” and the international navigation of the Red Sea will “never be halted,” Houthi spokesperson Mohamed Abdel Salam told Youm7 Friday. 122 more words

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Dread of pirates returns to Monpura, Bangladesh

Residents of Monpura and Tajumuddin, two remote shoals on a Meghna River estuary, are dreading the return of pirates with the removal of a coast guard station and Coastal Crisis Management Centre (CCMC). 258 more words

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Somalia: Puntland fines illegal foreign fishing vessel

Authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland have fined a foreign vessel for its illegal fishing acts in the regional waters, an official has said. 146 more words

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Somalia: Fishermen protest against illegal fishing

Local fishermen staged a rally in Mogadishu on Tuesday to protest against the illegal fishing in Somalia waters by the foreign vessels. 265 more words

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EU mulls naval blockade of Libya to controls arms, oil & refugee flows

The EU is discussing the possibility of setting up a naval blockade of crisis-plagued Libya. The move could help to control oil exports, stem the movement of weapons fueling the conflict, and prevent the flood of refugees from the country into Europe. 81 more words

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