Tag Archive for Somalia

February 22, 2011

Somali Pirates Execute American Hostages

The U.S. military says Somali pirates have killed [executed is the word for it] four American hostages aboard a captured yacht. Not so long ago, some Americans felt the Somalis were more like a coast guard than actual pirates. According to their website, two of the executed Americans (Scott Underwood Adam and Jean Savage Adam) […]

January 21, 2011

South Korean Special Forces Free Hostages

South Korean special forces have freed hostages taken by Somali pirates, killing 8 pirates in the process.

April 15, 2009

Al Sharpton Thinks Somali Pirates Are Coast Guard

Al Sharpton apparently thinks Somali Pirates are some sort of East African coast guard. Oh puhleez! Is Al Sharpton simply a Howard Stern shock-jock wannabe or has he just lost his mind?

April 14, 2009

SEALs Got lucky—Chris Matthews

Chris, my leg tingles for Obama, says the Navy SEALs that took out the Somali pirates got lucky. He labeled the SEAL action an “execution.” Weasel Zippers has the video. Chris Matthews makes me sick, so pathetic.

September 28, 2008

Ill Fated Somali Pirates Die Aboard Iranian Death Ship

Seems that a group of Somali pirates met Davy Jones prematurely after seizing an Iranian vessel. After seizing the Iran Deyanat, “Somali pirates suffered skin burns, lost hair and fell gravely ill ‘within days of boarding… . Some of them died,” according to the Times. According to PressTV, the US has offered $7 million for […]

October 31, 2007

North Koreans Kick Somali Pirate Derriere

Foxnews is reporting on a pitched battle between North Korean merchant mariners and Somali pirates. The North Koreans won …

October 29, 2007

U.S. Navy Sinks Pirate Vessels

The U.S. Navy sank two pirate skiffs in waters off Somalia Sunday. Full Story At CNN.

June 5, 2007

USS Carter Hall Takes On Somali Pirates

FOX News reports that USS Carter Hall engaged Somali pirates holding the Danica White today. The pirates commandeered the vessel Danica White Friday. ( Full Story )

June 2, 2007

U.S. Navy Pounds Islamic Militant Base In Puntland

The U.S. Navy has reportedly bombarded a remote mountainous village in Puntland with five-inch shells: NDTV—At least one US warship bombarded a remote, mountainous village in Somalia where Islamic militants had set up a base, officials in the northern region of Puntland said on Saturday. The attack from a US destroyer took place late on […]

January 24, 2007

U.S. Air Force Strikes Al-Qaeda Targets In Somalia

A U.S. Air Force AC-130 gunship attacked al-Qaeda targets in Somalia Monday: Washington Post—A U.S. Air Force AC-130 gunship staged an airstrike against suspected al-Qaeda operatives in southern Somalia on Monday, the second such attack this month, U.S. officials said Tuesday. There was no immediate information on specific targets or the strike’s results. The United […]