At least 10 migrants from North Africa have been rescued after their vessel capsized in the Mediterranean, while as many as a thousands migrants were rescued from seven vessels in a day.
Spanish officials have announced that their forces successfully broke up a jihadist ring dedicated to recruiting young women to join the Islamic State terrorist group.
The Italian coastguard has began a major rescue operation to rescue at least 1’000 migrants that are stranded in the Mediterranean Sea, after running into difficulty at sea.
As many as 300 migrants remain unaccounted after two vessels carrying them to Italy from Libya sank this week, according to officials from the the UN refugee agency.
Sierra Leone-flagged vessel Ezadeen, which was carrying 450 migrants, has been towed back to Italy after being abandoned by crew, the second vessel to do so in just four days.