A boat carrying 200 people sank a few hours after leaving a Senegal fishing town, marking the deadliest shipwreck recorded this year by the UN migration agency.
Lebanon and Israel have begun unprecedented talks sponsored by the UN and US to settle a maritime border dispute and clear the way for oil and gas exploration.
Libyan coast guard retrieves two bodies after a boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsizes in the Mediterranean Sea.
The annual exercise is aimed at improving mutual training, cooperation, and interoperability between the Turkish Cypriot Peace Force Command and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Security Forces Command, according to the ministry statement.
The notion that Turkey has set too ambitious a target to develop its large gas field is far from the truth.
At least 45 people drowned and 37 others were rescued by fishermen off Libya's coastal town of Zwara.
Italy said that medics were testing the migrants for Covid-19 before they would be transferred to a quarantine vessel in Sicily.
Egypt has numbers but it can't sustain a war, even with the help of Gulf funding.
Turkey's President Erdogan slammed the EU's approach to the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, saying Turkey embraced everyone without any discrimination while countries with better opportunities put quotas for them.
Fatih vessel will start its first drilling in Black Sea in mid-July, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said.
Divers from the Tunisian emergency services retrieved one body and the captain and chief trafficker fled, coast guard spokesman Lt. Houssameddine Jbabli said.
The catastrophe that Palestinians first faced 72 years ago seems to only worsen with time.
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