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– BOAT BOMB EXPLODED NEAR GAZA

A booby-trapped Palestinian fishing boat exploded off, near the Gaza coast as it headed north toward Israeli territory in an apparent attempted terror attack, on Monday 04/13/2009 morning. Continue reading

– DONA RAMONA BLAST

A bomb blast, on 08/29/2005 at about 07:30, on a ferry, Dona Ramona, in the southern Philippines injured at least 30 people, including nine children. Continue reading

– WEAPON SHIP ‘KARIN A’

A ship carrying weapons from Iran intended for the Palestinian Authority was captured, on 01/05/2002, in the Red Sea by Israel's Navy and Air Force (Operation Noah's Ark). Continue reading

– SOMALI PIRATES

The 320,000 tone Saudi-owned super tanker has been hijacked, on Monday 11/17/2008, in waters off East Africa and is heading towards the coast of Somalia. The ‘Sirius Star’ was carrying two million barrels of oil Continue reading

– ABU HASSAN BOAT

On 05/21/2003, Israeli naval commandos intercepted and took over a small fishing boat with a team of seven, the Abu Hassan, West of Haifa in Northern Israel, sailing from Lebanon to Egypt. Continue reading

– LIMBURG BOMBING

On 10/06/2002, IN the Gulf of Aden in South Yemen on the Indian Ocean two speedboats loaded with explosives rammed into the French tanker Limburg. Continue reading

SUPERFERRY 14 BLAZE

On 02/28/2004 at about 00:50, two hours after departure from Manila harbor, during an overnight journey from Manila to Bacolod, an explosion ripped through the a luxury “Superferry 14”, with 899 people on board, in Manila Bay near Bataan Island Continue reading