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26 Nov
On November 19, Yemen's Houthi rebels hijacked an Israeli-linked cargo ship in the Red Sea, taking 25 of its crew members hostage. Some social media users are sharing a photo purportedly showing that the cargo ship was carrying weapons. We tell you where this photo really comes from in this edition of Truth or Fake.
20 Aug 2023
Ukraine said the first commercial cargo ship has left the port through a "humanitarian corridor" after Moscow threatened to sink such vessels. The ship set sail despite a new bombardment along the Danube River.
19 Aug 2023
According to its defense ministry, a Russian warship fired warning shots at a vessel headed to Ukraine in the Black Sea. It is the first such incident since Moscow exited the UN-brokered grain deal.
5 Aug 2023
The fire on a freighter loaded with thousands of cars appears to have burnt itself out. Although the vessel seems stable, there are still concerns over potential risks.
5 Aug 2023
Southwesterly winds mean it's not yet possible to safely tow the ship further away from the environmentally sensitive location it is in now. It is carrying over 3,780 vehicles, including some 500 electric cars.
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An electric car aboard the Fremantle Highway carrier is believed to have caught fire, according to Dutch media. The ship was carrying nearly 3,000 cars en route from Germany to Egypt.

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