Category: Mediterranean


Dozens dead as migrant boats sink off Djibouti

Two boats carrying migrants from Djibouti to Yemen have sunk in the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb killing at least 58 people, the...
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Another 170 migrants missing in Mediterranean, aid agencies report

An estimated 170 migrants have gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea in two shipwrecks involving dinghies departing from Morocco...
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Migrants stranded at sea for 19 days finally brought to port

After spending 19 days stranded at sea, 49 migrants picked up by two German rescue ships were finally allowed to disembark in...
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Libyan coastguard said it intercepted and rescued 15,000 migrants in the Mediterranean in 2018

Over 15,000 migrants have been intercepted or rescued in the Mediterranean in 2018, said a spokesperson for the Libyan coastguard...
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Migrant death toll rises along Morocco-Spain route

Migrants are choosing ever more dangerous routes and putting their lives at risk as southern European nations crack down on...
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No NGO rescue boats between Libya and Italy

Thousands of migrants risk dying at sea because of a clampdown on NGO rescue ships, which has left the central Mediterranean...
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Death rate on the Mediterranean migrant route continues to rise in 2018

The Mediterranean migrant route is now more dangerous than in years prior, with one dead or missing with every 44 arrivals. The...
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Six hundred migrants drowned in the Mediterranean over a four-week period

In the four-week period between mid-June and mid-July, more than 600 migrants have drowned or are presumed to have drowned in the...
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More than 1,500 die in the Mediterranean in 2018 alone

For the fifth year in a row, more than 1,500 migrants have perished while trying to cross the Mediterranean so far, the UN has...
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