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A piracy suspect from Somalia pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Virginia to criminal charges over an April attack on the USS Ashland off the coast of Africa, according to the court and the U.S. Justice Department.
Yemeni forces do not need foreign parties to take the lead in the crackdown on al Qaeda, an official said on Thursday, responding to reports that the U.S. may increase strikes on the militant group's Yemen wing.
Iran began fueling its first nuclear energy plant in the southern city of Bushehr Saturday, the nation's state media reported. The effort will help the country create nuclear-generated electricity, Press TV said.
The radar of a Japanese supertanker that was damaged by an explosion near the Strait of Hormuz last month showed a small ship making suspicious movements near it at the time of the incident, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Tuesday.