As Egypt marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal, marine biologists are bemoaning one of the famed waterway’s lesser known legacies … Read more
Greece said it opposed an accord reached by Turkey and Libya to define their maritime boundaries but said it and Ankara – both members of … Read more
The fifth edition of the Rome MED 2019 Conference will open today in the Italian capital.
The MED – Mediterranean Dialogues Conference which will take … Read more
A voracious, venomous species of fish that has invaded the Mediterranean from the Red Sea may be about to meet its match as conservationists urge … Read more
The Mediterranean basin is one of the hot spots of this global crisis, and in some ways it is being “hit harder than other parts … Read more
More than 1,000 migrants and refugees have died in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the sixth year in a row that this “bleak milestone” has … Read more
An Interpol maritime border operation has detected more than a dozen suspected “foreign terrorist fighters” (FTFs) travelling across the Mediterranean.
The exercise, Operation Neptune II, … Read more
The Ocean Viking rescue boat picked up a total of 109 migrants off the coast of Libya on Tuesday, according to the organizations that run … Read more
IOM reports that 46,521migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 28 August, roughly a 32 per cent decrease from the 68,029 arriving during … Read more
France has become the first EU member state to say it would welcome some of the 356 migrants on board the stranded rescue ship Ocean … Read more
The number of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea has risen to more than 500.
Open Arms, the Spanish NGO operating one of the vessels, … Read more
In July, the number of detections of illegal border crossings on Europe’s main migratory routes rose 4% from the previous month to around 10 … Read more
Israeli Navy’s INS Lahav (L), US Navy’s USS Donald Cook (2-R), French Navy’s Fremm Auvergne (C) and Hellenic Navy’s HS Aegaeon (R) take part in … Read more
Two Turkish drill ships are continuing operations in the eastern Mediterranean and another ship will join them this month, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said, as … Read more
Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials
The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following an … Read more
Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee announced it has relaunched migrant rescue operations off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon efforts using its … Read more
Government Coalition party the VVD has proposed to make it a crime to rescue migrants from drowning at sea, despite international treaties making it an … Read more
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that 27,834 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 1 May, roughly a 35 per cent … Read more
A search has been called off in Mediterranean Sea for woman who fell off Norwegian Epic cruise ship in the weekend.
The passenger fell … Read more
Aircraft of Russia and United States came face to face on Tuesday as the former intercepted a US aircraft flying in international airspace over the … Read more
For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, the USS John C. Stennis and the USS Abraham Lincoln … Read more
Russia has set up two military bases in eastern Libya and hundreds of mercenaries linked to the GRU, the Russian military intelligence, are backing the … Read more
The Libyan Observer reported that Alan Bugeja, the EU Ambassador to Libya , held talks in Tripoli with Milad Matouq, Libyan Minister of Transport.
The … Read more
MV Lifeline to enter Maltese harbours on Wednesday; 234 persons on board to be taken by 8 countries; MV Lifeline to be impounded and NGO investigated
The charity boat Lifeline docked at Malta on Wednesday evening, bringing to an end a saga which had more than 200 migrants stranded at sea … Read more