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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
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

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

Sep 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 16,220 Views 39 Comments

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
# Europe
# Europe

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

Updated Jun 24th 2018, 6:17 PM 26,126 Views 82 Comments

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
# Mediterranean Sea
# Mediterranean Sea

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya

Aug 13th 2017, 6:30 PM 11,109 Views 35 Comments

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
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

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

Apr 10th 2017, 9:17 PM 15,111 Views 28 Comments

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
# LE Roisin

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

Jun 16th 2016, 1:17 PM 8,106 Views 39 Comments

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
# Airbus A320
# Airbus A320

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

Jun 15th 2016, 10:05 PM 18,633 Views 3 Comments

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
# Tragedies At Sea

260 people died in the Mediterranean in the past two weeks

Jul 27th 2014, 7:45 AM 18,878 Views 12 Comments

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
# Ballistic Objects
# Ballistic Objects

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:12 AM 7,820 Views 56 Comments

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
# Flotilla
# Flotilla

Irish ship joins flotilla to challenge Israel blockade

Nov 3rd 2011, 2:29 PM 747 Views 50 Comments

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