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A Spanish maritime rescue vessel arrived with the wooden boat in tow at Tenerife's Los Cristianos port.

The bodies of three Lebanese sisters were discovered on a Syrian beach after they drowned.

Three dead on Canaries migrant boat, 41 saved

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Three dead on Canaries migrant boat, 41 saved

Separately, a fishing boat managed to rescue another five people, and also recovered the bodies of two women, he added.

French ships pull 64 migrants from Channel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French ships pull 64 migrants from Channel

45 migrants were spotted off Leffrinckoucke near Dunkirk aboard a small craft "in difficulty", with several later appearing to be "in a state of ...

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Azmi Bishara

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Comment: President Macron's defence of the Prophet Muhammad cartoons raises important questions around secularism and free speech in a global ...

The New Arab Staff

UK to open first 'migrant camp' in Kent

The UK Home Office has been criticised over plans to house some 400 asylum seekers in disused army barracks near the south coast while their applications are being processed

The New Arab Staff

Britain, France to discuss plan to stop refugee crossings

Britain has come under increasing pressure from critics to tackle the refugee crossings.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

French maritime patrol say it acted "on several reports of small boats of migrants in difficulty in the straights" off Calais

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK seeks 'tougher action' from France on Channel migrants

The UK immigration compliance minister said the number of small boat crossings from France was 'unacceptably high', as asylum seekers attempt to ...

4 family members drown at beach in northern Egypt

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

4 family members drown at beach in northern Egypt

The police in Egypt revealed a family drowned in a beach near Alexandria.

The New Arab & agencies

Global warming threatens to sink Egypt’s second largest city

Egypt’s ancient coastal city of Alexandria, home to over five million people, is threatened by rising global sea levels.

Russia, the rival superpower?

Naveed Ahmad

Russia, the rival superpower?

The long read: Russia is masterfully engineering the fall of the status quo by creating chaos, deception and a crisis of credibility, writes ...

Officials report Jordan oil spill in Red <em>Sea</em>

The New Arab & agencies

Officials report Jordan oil spill in Red Sea

Officials have reported that oil has spilled from Jordan into the Gulf of Aqaba, but the size of the leak remains unclear.

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