Tag: immigrants

  • Anti-migrant boat stopped

    The C-Star has been stuck just off a peninsula in the Gulf of Suez since Sunday Anti-immigrant ship on its way to stop refugee boats in Mediterranean stopped in Suez Canal […]

  • Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates

    Possible piracy in the Mediterranean sparks concern. Italian Navy now said to have taken control of vessel. Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates by Antonio Denti, Reuters […]

  • Yemen Rolls out Maritime Security Zone

    Move to prevent immigrants from Somalia and Eritrea.  Yemen Rolls out Maritime Security Zone By Aiswarya Lakshmi Yemen is establishing a maritime security zone along the country’s 2,500 kilometre-long coastline […]

  • UNHCR: Continue sea rescues but safeguard crew

    Safety of seafarers an equal priority. UNHCR: Continue sea rescues but safeguard crew Girija Shettar The UN’s refugee agency has told IHS Maritime that it supports continued sea rescues but […]

  • 38 illegal migrants feared dead

    Suspected traffickers also rescued.  38 illegal migrants feared dead as trawler capsizes Tarek Mahmud, Chittagong At least 38 people are feared dead after an overcrowded fishing trawler, carrying Malaysia-bound illegal […]

  • Nearly 800 migrants rescued in Med

    Hundreds of migrants still heading for Italy. Nearly 800 migrants rescued off Italy, Libya By Mauro Seminara A total 796 people were rescued from boats in distress in the Mediterranean in […]

  • Italian navy rescues 233 migrants

    The Italian navy has rescued 233 mostly African migrants from a 10 meter (yard) boat in Mediterranean waters south of Sicily Italian navy rescues 233 migrants south of Sicily (Reuters) […]

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