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Tunisia navy rescues 487 migrants from overloaded boat

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The Tunisian navy rescued 487 migrants on Friday from an overloaded boat that ran into difficulty in rough seas in the Mediterranean as they...

Migrant boat with ten dead bodies arrives in Sicily

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A boat carrying the bodies of ten migrants found dead at sea arrived in Sicily on Friday, along with dozens of people it rescued...

More than 600 migrants reach Italy by sea from north Africa

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More than 600 migrants, many of them Egyptians, arrived in southern Italy over the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday, defying stormy winter...

Don’t send migrants back to unsafe countries, pope says, citing Libya

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Pope Francis on Sunday urged countries not to send migrants back to insecure countries such as Libya, where he said many suffer violent and...

“Invisible shipwrecks” another contributor to migrant deaths

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A sharp increase in deaths and disappearances of migrants heading to Spain’s Canary Islands off the West African coast is a cause for “extreme...

Migrants deported from UAE face conflict or exile

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Until months ago, Cameroonian migrant Wilfred Christopher had a home and stable job as a pastry chef in Abu Dhabi. Now, the 26-year-old fears for...

Migrant arrivals to Spain’s Canary Islands double from last year

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Spain’s sea rescue service on Wednesday rescued around 100 migrants trying to reach the Canary Islands in rickety boats from north or west Africa...

Dozens of migrants lost at sea off Mauritanian coast

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Up to 47 people including three minors are missing and suspected to have died after their boat encountered engine trouble on the passage from...

About 40 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Western Sahara

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About 40 migrants were feared dead after a boat carrying about 50 people travelling from Western Sahara to Spain's Canary Islands capsized, a Spanish...

At least 57 migrants die in shipwreck off Libyan coast –...

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At least 57 people drowned on Monday after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast near Khums, the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean where...

Over 200 migrants scale fence into Spain’s Melilla enclave

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More than 200 migrants crossed into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla early on Thursday, climbing the high fence that separates it from Morocco,...

At least 17 migrants drown off Tunisia in shipwreck – Red...

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At least 17 Bengali migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy from Libya, while more...

Nearly 600 rescued migrants disembark from charity boat in Italy

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Hundreds of migrants rescued in the central Mediterranean disembarked on Friday in the southern Italian town of Augusta, in Sicily, after Rome-based maritime authorities...

At least 21 migrants die after boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 21 migrants died after the boat carrying them sank off the coast of Tunisia, a security official said, the second such disaster...

Seven migrants drown as boat capsizes off Italy’s Lampedusa

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At least seven migrants, one of them pregnant, drowned after a boat carrying them capsized five miles off the Italian island of Lampedusa early...

Dozens of migrants rescued off Spain’s Gran Canaria

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Spain's coast guard rescued 45 migrants off the coast of Gran Canaria on Sunday including 24 women and eight children. The migrants, from sub-Saharan Africa,...

Bodies wash up on Yemen coast after reports of migrant boat...

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A number of bodies washed up at Ras al-Arah on Yemen's Red Sea coast on Monday from a suspected migrant boat that sank offshore,...

Blame game for Med migrant deaths

The EU is partly to blame for deaths of migrants taking boats across the Mediterranean due to unanswered distress calls, obstruction of humanitarian rescue...

ISS: A dangerous road home for Horn of Africa migrants

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COVID-19 is a key factor forcing migrants travelling to Saudi Arabia to make risky journeys home from Yemen. Migrants are returning for three main reasons:...

Migrants push for Spain’s Ceuta again after border security tightened

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Hundreds of migrants tried to force their way past tightened security into Ceuta on Wednesday, as Spain pressed on with the expulsion of thousands...

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