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EU parliament worries about deteriorating situation in Yemen
[29 January 2016]
WFP convey of food supplies arrives in Taiz
[25 January 2016]
Over 7000 families displaced by aggression in Mareb
[25 January 2016]
Hand grenade dismantled in Hodaida
[25 January 2016]
IED defused in Dhamar
[25 January 2016]
 
  Saudi Aggression on Yemen
Army, committees repel enemy forces creeping towards Midi
[07 February 2016]
Sniper units kill two Saudi soldiers in Jizan
[07 February 2016]
Saudi airstrike kills four people in Baqem
[07 February 2016]
Armed gang captured in Amran
[07 February 2016]
Army, committees control mountains of al-Amri area in Taiz
[07 February 2016]
 
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Explosive weapons killing Yemeni children: Save the Children
[08 December 2015]
IDEX 2015 establishes Abu Dhabi's position in global defence industry
[25 February 2015]
Yemen needs 12 years to spend donors' pledges
[23 December 2014]
Political assassinations with unknown perpetrators
[20 November 2014]
Yemen's Friends steering committee report on national situation
[25 September 2014]
 
  International
M 5.9 earthquake jolts Taiwan
[21 May 2014]
Poll sees centre-right party winning EP elections
[21 May 2014]
Craftsmanship "the luxurious part of Germany's perfection"
[19 May 2014]
Egyptians abroad cast votes to choose new President
[15 May 2014]
5 Afghan soldiers killed in separate bomb attacks with day
[11 May 2014]
  International
S.Korea opens trial of 5 arrested Somali pirates
[23/May/2011]

SEOUL, May 23 (Saba) - South Korea's first trial of Somali pirates seized during a commando raid on a hijacked ship in the Arabian Sea in January opened on Monday.

Five pirates have been charged with attempted murder, kidnapping and maritime robbery.

The trial in Busan marks the first attempt by South Korea to punish foreign pirates.

The five were arrested after South Korean naval commandos stormed the hijacked South Korean-operated cargo ship on January 21, killing eight pirates and rescuing all 21 crew members.

The ship's captain, Seok Hae-kyun, suffered gunshot wounds during the rescue operation and remains in stable condition in hospital after multiple operations. Prosecutors, citing ballistics reports, eyewitness statements and photos, have accused a pirate identified as Araye Mahomed of shooting the captain, a charge denied by Mahomed.

Mahomed could face death penalty if convicted, while the other four could face up to life in prison, local media reported.

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