Tag: Operation Sophia

  • EU NAVFOR Med extended

    Merchant shipping still called on to rescue migrants. European shipowners are pleased with the extension of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia ECSA welcomes the Council’s decision to extent the mandate […]

  • Seven bodies found off Libya

    Sudden surge in migrant crossing attempts. Seven bodies found in migrant boat off Libya ROME (Reuters) – The bodies of seven migrants were discovered on Wednesday in a boat adrift […]

  • Save the Children cuts migrant rescues

    More bad news for migrants. Save the Children suspends migrant rescues in Mediterranean ROME (Reuters) – International humanitarian group Save the Children said on Monday it had suspended migrant rescues […]

  • MSF pull a vessel from Med

    Reduction in migrants prompts move. Mediterranean: MSF ends mission of search and rescue boat Prudence As a consequence of a drop in the number of boats reaching international waters in […]

  • Libya heats up Med

    Concerns grow over Libya’s aggressive CG and Navy. Libya threatens to seize boats from NGOs rescuing migrants Libya’s navy warned it will seize activists’ boats on migrant rescue missions that […]

  • Migrants drown off Libya

    Militias had been stopping migrant boats off Libya. Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized […]

  • Italy begins Libyan training

    Concerns remain over diligence of Libyan CG. Italy begins training Libyan navy and coastguard Italy yesterday received 87 Libyan navy and coastguard personnel as part of a European training programme […]

  • NGO threatened in Med

    Threats made to NGO group off Libya. ‘Next time you will be targeted’: Libyan coast guard threatens migrant rescue ship Nick Miller London: A Spanish aid group rescuing migrants in the […]

  • 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 […]

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