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# Mediterranean Sea

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November 2023
Migrants on Greek islands tell medical NGO of being beaten and pushed back out to sea
A report by
David MacRedmond
A report by Doctors Without Borders sets out testimony from patients on the Greek islands of Lesbos and Samos.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean
The bodies of two females were also recovered.
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.
260 people died in the Mediterranean in the past two weeks
Tragedies at sea as people try to escape their war-torn native countries.
Updated: Ballistic missilies fired in Mediterranean was US-Israel drill
Russia’s Defence Ministry detected ‘ballistic objects’ being launched in the area this morning.
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.