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Rheinmetall Denel Munition awarded Spanish 40 mm grenade contract

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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) has been awarded a contract to supply 40 mm grenade ammunition to the Spanish military. The contract covers the supply of...

Nigerian Air Force interested in Airbus aircraft

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The Nigerian Air Force has expressed interest in acquiring new aircraft from Airbus and has held discussions with the Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria on...

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...

Morocco wants strong ties with Spain after diplomatic rift – king...

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Morocco is keen to strengthen ties with Spain after a rift between the two countries this spring, Moroccan King Mohammed said on Friday, though...

Spain starts returning Moroccan minors after Ceuta migration crisis

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Spain on Friday started sending hundreds of Moroccan youths, who in May crossed into its North African enclave of Ceuta, back to Morocco after...

Drones monitoring Spanish beaches during heatwave

With a summer heatwave sending hordes of people to the beach, authorities in north-eastern Spanish seaside town Sitges are trialling drones to monitor crowds...

Spanish NH90s arrive in Mali

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The Spanish Army has sent its first NH90 helicopter to Mali as part of the European Union Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali. Personnel from the...

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,...

Spain mulls ending deal on Morocco border with enclaves

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Spain is looking into ending a deal that allows visa-free crossing from Moroccan towns into Spain's North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, a...

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...

Spain speeds up Ceuta expulsions after migrant tide from Morocco ebbs

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Spanish authorities carried out mass expulsions of migrants on Wednesday from its North African enclave of Ceuta after thousands crossed from Morocco, as the...

Polisario Front leader Ghali served with Spanish court summons in war...

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Spain’s high court has served Western Sahara independence leader Brahim Ghali with a 1 June summons for a preliminary hearing in a war crimes...

France, Germany and Spain strike deal over joint combat jet

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France, Germany and Spain said on Monday they had reached a deal over the next steps of the development of a new fighter jet,...

About 5 000 Moroccans illegally enter Spain’s Ceuta enclave – government...

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An unusually large group of about 5 000 Moroccans, many of them minors or families, illegally swam into Spain’s northern African enclave of Ceuta...

Spanish NH90s ready for Mali deployment

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Spain will later this year send NH90 helicopters to Mali where they will support the European Union Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali. It will...

Police bust gang trying to smuggle 7 tonnes of hashish into...

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A gang trying to smuggle seven tonnes of hashish into Spain was intercepted in one of the country's largest drugs busts this year, Spanish...

France, Germany, Spain, Italy: condemn this week’s killing of foreigners in...

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France, Germany, Spain and Italy on Friday condemned this week's killing of foreign citizens during an ambush in Burkina Faso. The joint statement - issued...

Police arrest 100 gang members who smuggled drugs into Spain on...

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Spanish police said on Saturday they had arrested 100 members of a gang which ferried hashish and marijuana from Morocco to Spain in high...

Spanish police arrest gang accused of trafficking migrants across Mediterranean

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Eight members of a gang suspected of trafficking migrants from Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla to the Spanish mainland have been arrested, police...

Dozens of migrants scale fence into Spain’s Melilla enclave

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Dozens of migrants stormed into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla early on Tuesday, scaling the high, razor-wired fence that separates it from Morocco,...

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