October 17, 2021 4:29 pm
A humanitarian effort seeks to monitor human rights violations and assist in the rescue of migrants fleeing Libya to Europe by boat on the Mediterranean Sea
September 18, 2021 6:36 pm
According to Safa Msehli, a spokeswoman for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Libyan coast guard, which receives funds from the European Union, intercepted more than 24,000 Europe-bound migrants in the Mediterranean so far this year.
August 24, 2021 11:03 am
There has been a spike in crossings and attempted crossings from Libya in recent months.
November 11, 2020 3:35 pm
Rescue boats are searching for one remaining survivor after two vessels collided in the Mediterranean. The cause of the incident is not yet known.
October 13, 2020 4:45 pm
Ahead of his visit to Cyprus and Greece, Heiko Maas appealed to Turkey to end exploration of gas reserves in contested regions off Greek islands. Maas said Germany stood in solidarity with Cyprus and Greece as partners.
October 08, 2020 5:38 pm
Turkey's foreign ministry released a short video of Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusloglu meeting on the sidelines of the Globsec Forum in Bratislava.
October 03, 2020 6:22 pm
The announcement of US-mediated talks over disputed maritime borders hints at a thaw in relations. But experts are doubtful whether the talks can produce another 'historic' US-backed step towards regional peace.
September 10, 2020 6:21 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron didn't elaborate on what specific actions he wants European countries to take, but said they should lay out "red lines" with Turkey and try to restart dialogue.
April 21, 2020 8:34 am
Shipwrecks discovered in Levant Basin may be changing the idea of ‘western civilisation’.
March 28, 2019 10:53 am
Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, identified the ship as the Turkish oil tanker El Hiblu 1. He said the tanker had rescued about 120 people and described what was happening as "the first act of piracy on the high seas with migrants'' as alleged hijackers.