UK team helps free Iranian hostages from Somali pirates

UK team helps free Iranian hostages from Somali pirates

  • The deal for the sailors’ release involved a ransom payment of $180,000 — brokered by the UK-based Hostage Support Partnership
  • It ends the longest-running maritime hostage situation in the region to date, with the three men having spent five-and-a-half years in captivity
By Arab News ·