Iran's navy saved an American-flagged cargo ship that was being attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Oman.
24-May-2012 (5 comments)

An Iranian warship responded to a distress signal from the US-flagged Maersk Texas, a cargo ship of 150 metres (500 feet) and 14,000 tonnes, which was besieged by "several pirate boats," the navy said in a statement reported by the official IRNA news agency.

The pirates "fled the scene as soon as they spotted the presence" of the warship. Maersk Texas "thanked the Iranian navy and sailed towards its destination safely," it added.

It was the first time the Iranian navy protected a US ship from pirates.

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iraj khan

Peace Is The Way,

by iraj khan on

Good news and good gesture by both sides, thanks for posting it here.

Lets hope diplomacy win and the negotiations between Iran and 5+1 succeed for the good of all, 

Iranians, Americans and everyone involved.

Lets hope the destructive, evil plans of Israel against the Iranian nation fail.



by yolanda on

It is top news on CNN now!

It is funny that Iranian boats need American Navy to defeat the pirates while American ship needs Iranian navy to defeat the pirates! They are complementary and they really "need" each other for survival! :O)

Dr. Mohandes

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by Dr. Mohandes on

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by Faramarz on

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Esfand Aashena

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by Esfand Aashena on

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