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#Mediterranean Sea

# mediterranean-sea - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# mediterranean-sea - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration

Migration across the Mediterranean Sea is down sharply from last year but it is dominating Europe’s political agenda.

# mediterranean-sea - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya

Germany-based Sea-Eye said it made the decision to halt its water rescues “with a heavy heart,” but for the sake of its crew’s safety.

# mediterranean-sea - Monday 10 April, 2017

Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day

There had been concerns raised previously about soldiers struggling to travel to work.

# mediterranean-sea - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean LE Roisin This post contains images

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

# mediterranean-sea - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Egypt says it has found the wreckage of the flight that crashed in Mediterranean last month

The pieces of fuselage were found at “several sites”, the Egyptian board of inquiry, said in a statement.

# mediterranean-sea - Sunday 27 July, 2014

260 people died in the Mediterranean in the past two weeks

Tragedies at sea as people try to escape their war-torn native countries.

# mediterranean-sea - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Updated: Ballistic missilies fired in Mediterranean was US-Israel drill

Russia’s Defence Ministry detected ‘ballistic objects’ being launched in the area this morning.

# mediterranean-sea - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Irish ship joins flotilla to challenge Israel blockade

The two-boat flotilla bound for Gaza has reached Mediterranean waters but Israel’s navy says it is prepared to stop it.