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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...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...