Tag: Syria

  • 200 migrants feared drowned

    Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead BY AHMED ELUMAMI A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast […]

  • Italy rescues 4,400 migrants

    Italian Navy, CG, border police, Norwegian and Irish navies assist migrants. Italian navy rescues a record 4,400 migrants off Libya Italy’s coast guard says it coordinated the rescue of some […]

  • Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued

    Coastguards pluck another 534 people from the sea, including a toddler found unconscious in an overcrowded dinghy. Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued From Aegean Sea Coastguards have rescued hundreds more migrants […]

  • UNHCR, partners to help save lives at sea

    Information sharing and coordination to improve rescues. UNHCR and partners to help Libyans save lives at sea and improve corpse collection This is a summary of what was said by […]

  • Eight Smugglers Held for Murder

    Migrants kicked in head and forced back into hold. Eight Smugglers Held for Murder of 49 Who Suffocated in Boat’s Hold Desperate migrants who tried to escape suffocation in the hold […]

  • Gunmen attacking Med migrants

    No one really knows who the gunmen are or what country they’re from. Masked ‘Commandos’ Are Attacking Refugee Boats Off This Idyllic Greek Island Sophia Jones LESBOS, Greece — Crammed […]

  • Greek CG rescues 1,417 migrants

    59 separate incidents. Greek Coast Guard Rescues 1,417 Migrants in 3 Days By Philip Chrysopoulos Greek Coast Guard has rescued 1,417 migrants in 59 search and rescue operations near several […]

  • Migrants ‘attacked’ at sea

    Worrying new development for refugees. Migrants ‘attacked’ at sea between Greece and Turkey Athens (AFP) – Migrants trying to sail from Turkey to Greece are increasingly reporting being attacked by […]

  • The nightmare of a Mediterranean Somalia

    Fears for regional security. The nightmare of a Mediterranean Somalia The two latest incidents off the coast of Libya involved a Turkish cargo ship, a Greek oil tanker and the […]

  • UNHCR hails EU migrant proposal

    Hopes proposal will be followed. UNHCR hails today’s EU proposed Agenda on Migration as breakthrough, urges speedy adoption Press Release UNHCR applauds the European Commission’s proposals, announced earlier today, for […]