Yemen navy seizes Iranian-flagged ship: ministry
SANAA, Feb. 22, 2011 (Xinhua) -- Yemen's navy on Monday seized an Iranian-flagged ship with 13 Iranian crews after it illegally entered into the Yemeni territorial waters in the Gulf of Aden, the country's Defense Ministry announced.
In a statement posted on its website, the ministry said the ship was held near the Yemeni Island of Socotra.
It said the ship's 13 Iranian crew members had surrendered without any resistance and they were being investigated by the Yemeni coast-guards.
The ship was taken to a Yemeni naval unit in Socotra Island for inspection, the ministry added.