Thursday, January 19, 2012

Iranian fishermen rescued

  • For the third time this month, the U.S. Navy has come to the aid of Iranian fishermen.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • the US Coast Guard Cutter Monomy responded to flares fired from the Iranian cargo dhow, Ya-Hussayn, which was experiencing engine troubles. On January 5, the USS Stennis Strike Group rescued 13 Iranian fisherman held hostage by pirates in the North Arabian Sea.
  • (MSN India)
  • US Navy rescues Iranian fishing boat from pirates. Political tensions between the U.S. and Iran over transit in and around the Persian Gulf gave way Friday to photos of Iranian fishermen rescued by U.S.
  • (CNN)
  • Jan. 7 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Navy said it rescued 13 Iranian fishermen held hostage by pirates in the Northern Arabian Sea days after an Iranian military leader warned against sending a U.S. aircraft carrier into the Persian Gulf.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): The US Navy has come to the rescue of distressed Iranian fishermen for the third time this month at a time of increasing tension between the two countries.
  • (Smash Hits.com)
  • TEHRAN -- Irans Foreign Ministry on Saturday welcomed the U.S. Navys rescue of 13 Iranian fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea, calling it a humanitarian act.
  • (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
  • When American sailors rescued Iranian fisherman from their Somali pirate captors, they were greeted not only with relief and joy, but as those sent by God in answer to the captives prayers.
  • (Washington Post)
  • WASHINGTON (AP) -- The political tensions between the U.S. and Iran over transit in and around the Persian Gulf gave way Friday to photos of rescued Iranian fisherman happily wearing American Navy ball caps. The fishermen were rescued by a U.
  • (Vacaville Reporter)
  • SOMEWHERE IN THE PERSIAN GULF- In a page from last week's US Navy rescue of 13 Iranian fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates, the US Coast Guard was the knight in shining armor for six Iranian fishermen today, this time on a sinking vessel.
  • (Examiner)
  • The US Navy said it rescued 13 Iranian fishermen held hostage by pirates in the Northern Arabian Sea days after an Iranian military leader warned against sending a US aircraft carrier into the Gulf.
  • (ArabianBusiness.com)

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