Tag: migrants

  • Haftar threat to Italy

    Italian patrol boat entered Libyan waters on Wednesday. Libya’s eastern commander vows to destroy Italian warships if sailed to Libyan water Written by:¬†AbdulkaderAssad The Libyan eastern commander of Dignity Operation […]

  • Irish Navy in migrant rescue

    Migrant crisis: Irish navy rescues 109 off Libyan coast An Irish navy vessel rescued 109 migrants off Libya’s coast on Sunday, following a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination […]

  • Anti-migrant group in Med

    Defend Europe says it will be in Italian port of Catania in coming days where many NGO rescue boats are based. Anti-immigrant ship C-star enters Mediterranean waters after being stopped […]

  • 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 […]

  • Effort to block Med NGOs

    Fears of confrontation at sea. Far-Right group sends ship to Mediterranean to confront ‘criminal’ rescue vessels and block migrants By Nick Squires An extreme Right-wing organisation is sending a boat […]

  • UK calls Sophia failure

    Operation Sophia “should not be renewed”. EU naval mission has failed to end people smuggling – peers An EU naval mission has failed to achieve its main objective of disrupting […]

  • IE Navy for Op Sophia?

    Broader role for Irish Navy in Med? Role of Naval Service crews in combating criminal gangs in Mediterranean under review Tom Brady Naval Service crews may be given a bigger […]

  • NGO Med tensions

    New rules drawn up by Italy likely to bring NGOs under coast guard control, which they fear will hamper rescue attempts. Italian plan to curb Mediterranean rescue boat charities ‘threatens […]

  • Italy in migrant threat

    More than 73,000 migrants have landed in Italy this year. Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports Italy has threatened to stop vessels of other countries from bringing migrants to […]

  • Med migrant deaths pass 2,000

    Humanitarian organisations call on EU to stop ‘demonising’ NGOs for saving life at sea Migrant deaths in Mediterranean in 2017 pass 2,000 mark on World Refugee Day after new boat […]