IOM: Libya holds 340 irregular migrants on Mediterranean SeaThe International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed that 340 illegal migrants are being held by Libyan coast guard teams in the Mediterranean Sea.
Turkish Government to extend seismic survey in Eastern MediterraneanTurkey announced that it was extending the seismic survey work carried out by its ship Oruc Reis in the disputed part of the eastern Mediterranean until 29 November, a development that could add to the region's tensions.
Turkey to conduct naval exercises with U.S. in Mediterranean SeaTurkish announcement came in the middle of an escalating row around maritime boundaries and the rights to vast natural gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean.
France to increase military presence in Mediterranean SeaFrance will increase its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean as a result of Turkish oil and gas exploration in disputed waters, which has heightened tensions with Greece.
European Parliament to discuss Turkey’s impact in the MediterraneanMembers of European Parliament will discuss the rising tensions between Turkey and fellow European NATO allies over the latest diplomatic developments in Ankara in the eastern Mediterranean.
AKAR: Evidence shows Turkish ships did not harass French warshipTurkey has proved through video recordings and radar photos that its ships are not involved in any criminal activity in the Mediterranean Sea, Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar said.
Mediterranean is gradually opening up to tourismThe Mediterranean is gradually opening up to tourism, hoping to protect what remains of the high season summer.
Earthquake shakes Mediterranean SeaA preliminary 6.6 magnitude. earthquake occurred in the south of Greek island of Crete.
Mediterranean rescue charities disagree on whether to work in pandemic circumstancesTwo big migrant rescue charities operating in the Mediterranean have fallen out over whether to continue search and rescue missions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
USA sends its USS Porter to work with Black Sea partner nationsUS destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) has started its transit from the Mediterranean Sea into the Black Sea. This has been reported on its Twitter page by the command of the US Navy's Sixth Fleet in Europe and Africa.