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Neville implores Portland Timbers to unleash relentless attack against Sporting Kansas City

The Portland Timbers and Sporting Kansas City are both striving to regain form before their showdown on Saturday. Phil Neville urges the Timbers to be more "ruthless" as they prepare to face Kansas City. Despite being in 11th place, the Timbers have shown promise, especially after a 4-2 win. Kansas City is three points behind the Timbers, with no wins in their last seven matches. Following a U.S. Open Cup win, midfielder Erik Thommy believes Kansas City can turn things around. The focus for both teams is on picking up…

Brave Somali Troops Wounded in Bold al-Shabab Attack in Bardale: A First-Hand Account

In Bardale, Bay region, al-Shabab militants ambushed government soldiers, leaving three wounded. The Bay region police commander revealed that the attack was thwarted, thanks to a timely intelligence warning. Fortunately, no fatalities occurred, and the military is now on a hunt for the attackers. The Southwest security minister has been present in Bardale recently to eliminate unauthorized checkpoints in the area.

Unexpected Return: Somali Pirates Attack Merchant Ship near Merca

The UK Maritime Trade Operations agency recently reported that a merchant ship was boarded about 420 nautical miles southeast of Merca, Somalia. There has been an increase in pirate activity, which had been quiescent since 2018, since late last year. The European Union's anti-piracy task force in the Indian Ocean and Red Sea, known as Operation Atalanta, raised the alarm about a potential pirate attack on the Liberian-flagged merchant vessel Basilisk near the Somali coast. Somali pirates previously wreaked havoc along the…

Bold Response from European Anti-Piracy Units to Assault on German Cargo Vessel by Somali Coast

Nairobi (AX) — The European Union's counter-piracy mission, Operation Atalanta, is addressing a reported assault on the Liberian-flagged ship Basilisk near the Somali coast. This event underlines the reemergence of piracy in the area, which had been inactive until recently. According to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO), a group of individuals from two small vessels unlawfully boarded the Basilisk about 380 nautical miles east of Mogadishu. The ship, operated by Germany’s MINSHIP, was traveling from Porto…

Former Somalian Officer Sentenced to Death by Military Court for Fatal Attack on Barber Shop

In Mogadishu, the Somali Court of First Instance has handed down a death penalty to Daud Bashir Adow, a former military officer, for the intentional killing of Said Abdi Musa. The incident occurred in December 2024 at a barbershop, where a dispute over who would go first for a haircut led to the fatal shooting of Musa by Adow. Chairman Hassan Ali Nur Shute of the Somali National Armed Forces military court verified that the tragic event occurred in the Dharkenley district of Mogadishu.

Foreign Doctors Stranded by Israeli Attack While Caring for Wounded in Gaza

thirty-five American and international doctors volunteered in Gaza to assist a struggling hospital, equipped with medical supplies and training for a war-torn area. Witnessing the devastating conditions shattered their expectations.Children with amputations, patients with gruesome wounds, and exhausted local medical staff paint a dire picture. The recent incursion by Israeli forces added to the chaos, trapping volunteer teams beyond their mission.Some doctors managed to leave, but many chose to stay despite the risks,…

Yemeni Rebels Allege Assault on American Vessel and Cargo Ship Amid United Nations Deliberations

Recently, US Central Command announced that the Mason was part of the latest series of attacks. They shared that on May 13, the Mason successfully intercepted an anti-ship ballistic missile. Additionally, they took down two drones launched by the Houthi that same day. According to EUNAVFOR Aspides, a total of 13 drones and missiles have been neutralized by US and EU forces over the past week. Another drone was reported to have crashed. These attacks intensified after the Houthi declared a fourth wave of assaults. In a…

Pirate Attack on Fishing Vessel Sparks Heightened Alert for Maritime Commerce

Today's update reveals the seizure of a fishing boat by armed pirates off the coast of Somalia. Neptune P2P Group warns of escalating piracy incidents, with two pirate groups operating near Socotra and Eyl. The ship's tracking system is currently inactive. Neptune P2P Group predicts an increase in pirate attacks due to their profitability. They estimate pirates are expanding their operations up to 1000nm off the Somali coast. Atalanta reports two pirate groups active in the Socotra area and 500nm east of the island. Last…

Somalia’s Military Intensifies Attack on Al-Shabaab in Remote Regions

Somalia: SNA Expands Offensive Against Al-Shabaab in Rural Areas In Mogadishu, Somalia, the Somali National Army (SNA) has broadened its campaign against al-Shabaab rebels in central regions as part of ongoing efforts to eradicate the group, which has caused chaos in the region for over 16 years. Recent reports indicate that the military has been stationed in Middle Shabelle for several months, actively pursuing Al-Shabaab in various secret locations where they launch their attacks. The militant group still retains control…

Ruthless Piracy Strikes Again in the Turbulent Waters of the Gulf of Aden

Several pirates were captured by naval forces following an attack in the Gulf of Aden. The incident involved a skiff with suspected pirates firing at a merchant vessel, which was successfully fended off by the ship’s security team.The European Union Naval Force’s Operation Atalanta responded to the attack and apprehended the pirates. They were treated for injuries and taken to the Seychelles for legal action, as part of the agreements between Atalanta and the nation.There are believed to be multiple pirate groups operating…

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