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Sirius Star

An Opportunity for Healing

Lisa Honig Buksbaum | Posted 08.26.2013 | Good News
Lisa Honig Buksbaum

The darker the night, the brighter the stars. For centuries, people have taken comfort and joy as they gazed at the night sky and were able to recogn...

Somali Pirates Free Saudi Tanker

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Saudi super-tanker that was captured by Somali pirates in November carrying two million barrels of oil has been released, unconfirmed reports say. ...

BBC Reporter Has Daughter Phone Somali Pirates

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My daughter had heard me repeatedly trying to get through to the Somali pirates on board the Sirius Star. They usually picked up the phone but put it...

Oil Piracy, OPEC, Saudi Arabia, You and Me

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

For the first time ever, an unguarded Saudi oil tanker displacing 318,000 tons (the size of a small island), sailing off the Kenyan coast, was picked off by a band of pirates operating a motorized dinghy.

Saudis May Use Military Force Against Somali Pirates

Press TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saudi Arabia is likely to use military force to rescue a giant oil tanker recently seized by Somali pirates off the Horn of Africa. The country might...