Roger Middleton

Africa Analyst, Chatham House

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Somali pirates want $15 million in ransom money for the Sirius Star, a Saudi tanker carrying $100 million worth of crude oil that they took earlier this month.

Surge in Piracy off Somalia

Somali pirates want $15 million in ransom money for the Sirius Star, a Saudi tanker carrying $100 million worth of crude oil that they took earlier this month.

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Somali pirates want $15 million in ransom money for a Saudi tanker carrying $100 million worth of crude oil.

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Somali pirates want $15 million in ransom money for a Saudi tanker carrying $100 million worth of crude oil.

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