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
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have called on the EU to implement a series of measures aimed at assisting … Read more
With Italy firmly blocking its seaports, the tiny island country of Malta has emerged as an unlikely and reluctant lifeline for migrants making the perilous … Read more
Pope Francis on Sunday invited the faithful to join him in prayer for the “poor, unarmed people who were killed or injured by an air … Read more
The Armed Forces of Malta rescued a group of 37 persons early on Sunday morning.
In a statement on Sunday afternoon, the AFM said the … Read more
UN warns that the Mediterranean will be a sea of blood due to lack of NGO rescue ships and Libya’s conflict
The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a … Read more
One after one they let go, they departed under the water, one after one – The witness of the survivor of the Mediterranean latest human tragedy
A survivor of a migrant boat disaster in the Mediterranean has told how he watched fellow passengers slip away and sink to their deaths.
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90ft Migrant boat on which around 800 persons died in the Mediterranean on display at Venezia Biennale
The remains of one of the Mediterranean’s most shocking migration tragedies, in which between 700 and 1,100 people died, is on display in this year’s … Read more
European Union officials lamented Wednesday a move by member countries to recall their ships taking part in an EU naval mission patrolling the Mediterranean Sea … Read more
Reuters reports that Algeria’s antiquities was, after a mostly peaceful protest on Friday, looted .The Algerian Culture Ministry said criminals and not the protesters … Read more
Forces from eastern Libya under the command of Khalifa Haftar have signalled that an offensive against the Libyan capital Tripoli might be imminent.
Forces … Read more
Angus McKee, the deputy ambassador of the United Kingdom to Libya, said he was optimistic Libya’s crisis can be politically settled in 2019, insisting that … Read more
Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli was functioning normally after a security alert that resulted in the temporary suspension of all activity.… Read more