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At least 39 migrants drowned after two boats capsized off Tunisia.

A boat carrying at least 19 people capsized late Monday in a lake west of Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Rescue workers have retrieved nine bodies.

Two children among four dead after migrant vessel capsizes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two children among four dead after migrant vessel capsizes

One man drowned when the boat sank, while a woman and two children aged five and eight died after they were pulled from the water alive with 14 other people.

'Dehumanising' BBC report on refugee boats sparks outrage

The New Arab Staff

'Dehumanising' BBC report on refugee boats sparks outrage

Reporters from the BBC and Sky News have taken to the Channel amid a rise in migrant crossings; critics accuse journalists of treating the risky ...

16 Rohingya Muslims killed after overcrowded refugee boat capsizes

The New Arab & agencies

16 Rohingya Muslims killed after overcrowded refugee boat capsizes

The death toll of a capsized boat full of Rohingya Muslim refugees has risen to at least 16.

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco migrant shipwreck leaves 7 dead

The bodies of the victims including one woman washed ashore at Ain Harrouda after their inflatable boat foundered, Moroccan officials said.

The New Arab

Dozens of bodies recovered after migrant vessels capsized

Survivors of the fatal capsizing have been transferred to a detention center which has been targeted in airstrikes.

Afrah Shawqi

Iraqi poets face threats for criticising government corruption

Many Iraqi poets have been using their words to criticise the government and political parties over corruption, lack of services and the absence ...

The New Arab

60 migrants drown off Tunisia: Red Crescent

Survivors told the Red Crescent the tragedy unfolded after some 75 people were transferred from a large boat to a smaller one that sank off ...

Owners of Mosul ferry arrested after deadly disaster

The New Arab

Owners of Mosul ferry arrested after deadly disaster

Iraq's judiciary said the owners of a ferry that capsized in Mosul killing 100 people have been arrested.

The New Arab

Arrest warrant issued for Iraq governor over ferry disaster

An arrest warrant has been issued for Nawfel Akoub, the sacked governor of Nineveh province, after a ferry-disaster that killed a hundred people ...

Four dead as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

The New Arab & agencies

Four dead as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

Three women and a child drowned when a boat carrying migrants sank off the Turkish coast, the Turkish coast guard said on Tuesday.

Iraq sacks Mosul governor over deadly ferry disaster

The New Arab

Iraq sacks Mosul governor over deadly ferry disaster

The governor of a northern province in Iraq where 100 people died in a ferry disaster has been sacked, authorities confirmed on Sunday.

Two women dead after refugee boat capsizes off Turkey

The New Arab & agencies

Two women dead after refugee boat capsizes off Turkey

Two women died and sixteen other mainly Iraqi refugees, including eight children, were rescued on Monday after their boat capsized off the ...

Two thousand Rohingya mass on Myanmar coast

The New Arab & agencies

Two thousand Rohingya mass on Myanmar coast

More than 2,000 Rohingya massed along Myanmar's coast this week after trekking from inland villages in Rakhine state to join the refugee exodus ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hundreds missing after boats capsize off Libya

At least ten people have died after their Europe-bound boats sank off Libya's coast and some 100 people are missing, coastguard officials and aid groups said on Saturday.

Pierre Terzian

Is Saudi Arabia selling off Aramco for peanuts?

Comment: A central measure of the Deputy Crown-Prince's Vision 2030 is to partially privatize state-owned Aramco. But discontent is brewing ...

The New Arab

Nearly 1,000 people died crossing the Mediterranean in 2017

Some 42,974 migrants and refugees have arrived by sea in Europe since the start of the year and nearly 1,000 have died along the way, IOM said.

The New Arab & agencies

At least 97 missing as boat sinks off Libya

At least 97 people, including 15 women and five children, went missing on Thursday after their Europe-bound boat sank off the Libyan coast.

146 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean 146 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

The New Arab & agencies

146 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

About 146 migrants are feared dead after their boat capsized after leaving Libya, in the latest Mediterranean disaster, the UN refugee agency ...

The New Arab

Egypt arrests four in connection with migrant boat disaster

Prosecutors accuse four suspects of involuntary manslaughter after Wednesday's boat capsize that left scores dead and hundreds missing.

Hundreds drown as boat capsizes between Egypt and Italy

The New Arab

Hundreds drown as boat capsizes between Egypt and Italy

The latest mass tragedy in the Mediterranean has seen a boat carrying more than 400 people capsize, with the reported loss of all souls ...

Nightmare at sea: Coffins brought back into Italy

AAAJ and agencies

Nightmare at sea: Coffins brought back into Italy

Scores of survivors and coffins containing bodies of the recovered dead arrived in Sicily after a fishing boat packed with nearly 600 migrants ...

Reemi: a death to shame all of Europe

Salwa Amor

Reemi: a death to shame all of Europe

Three-year-old Reemi survived the bombs of Assad, only to die when her refugee boat sank in the Mediterranean. Europe must share the blame for ...

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