Sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean between Europe, Africa and Asia
Mediterranean Sea ▸ Facts ▸ Comments ▸ News ▸ Videos
Blue jellyfish swarm power station
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 00:45Published
It's electrifying! Blue jellyfish clog power station
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 00:45Published
Entangled sperm whale freed by Italian Coastguard from illegal nets off Aeolian Islands
Credit: euronews (in English) Duration: 00:50Published
Migrant rescue operations continue in the Mediterranean despite COVID-19 pandemic | #TheCube
Credit: Euronews English Duration: 02:01Published
Turkey's growing war of words with Greece and Cyprus over Mediterranean drilling
Credit: Euronews English Duration: 01:30Published
28 migrants test positive after sea rescue
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:19Published
Hundreds of rescued migrants arrive in Italy
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO Duration: 01:55Published
Migrant rescue ships return to the Mediterranean after lockdown
Credit: euronews (in English) Duration: 01:30Published
Turkey's deserted resorts face make-or-break week
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:31Published
You Might Like
NATO to investigate Mediterranean incident between French, Turkish warshipsNATO will investigate French accusations that Turkey's navy failed to respond to an allied call for inspection this month in the Mediterranean, the alliance chief said on Thursday, an incident Paris..
Merkel, Erdogan agree U.N. process for Libya should be bolstered: statementGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflict in Libya and the situation in the eastern Mediterranean in a video call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Merkel's spokesman said in a..
Malta to reopen its airport on July 1Malta will reopen its airport to passenger flights on July 1, Prime Minister Robert Abela said on Sunday, as the Mediterranean island rolls back restrictions introduced in March to halt COVID-19..
Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in three-four monthsTurkey may begin oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean within three or four months under a deal it signed with Libya that was condemned by others in the region including Greece, Energy Minister..
Migrants stuck on merchant ship disembark in Libya: IOMAt least 90 migrants who were returned to Libya after being rescued at sea while attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe were disembarking in Misrata on Wednesday after spending two nights on..
Libya stops nearly 400 migrants attempting to cross to Europe: IOMLibya's coastguard has stopped nearly 400 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean in five boats in the past two days, the United Nations migration agency said on Monday.
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes central Mediterranean Sea: EMSCAn earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck in the central Mediterranean Sea region early on Thursday, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
Canadian military helicopter crashes in sea off Greece; 1 dead, 5 missingOne body has been recovered and five people are missing after a Canadian military helicopter crashed in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Greece on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on..
Canadian military helicopter crashes in Mediterranean: NATOA Canadian military helicopter crashed in the Mediterranean off the coast of Greece on Wednesday, prompting a search and rescue mission, NATO said in a statement on Thursday, after Canada had confirmed..
Russia sends two warships armed with cruise missiles to Syria's coast - IfaxRussia is sending two warships equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles to the Mediterranean Sea towards the Syrian coast, the Interfax news agency cited Russia's Black Sea Fleet as saying on Friday.
French Riviera city cancels carnival over coronavirus fearsThe French Mediterranean city of Nice has canceled the last major day of its carnival due to concerns over the spreading coronavirus outbreak in Europe, its mayor said on Wednesday.
France stands by Greece over tensions in Aegean Sea: French defense ministerFrance will stand by Greece and Cyprus, supporting both in their disputes with Turkey over maritime zones in the Mediterranean, French Defence Minister Florence Parly was quoted saying in a Greek..
EU agrees new Libya sea patrols after Austria lifts vetoThe European Union will launch a new naval and air mission in the eastern Mediterranean to stop more arms reach warring factions in Libya, foreign ministers agreed on Monday, after Austria lifted its..
Austria blocking EU Libya sea patrols over migrants, diplomats sayItaly is prepared to consider a resumption of maritime patrols in the Mediterranean, a senior official said, but diplomats said Austria is sticking to its objections, in a blow to European efforts to..
Pope trip to Malta in May to spotlight migrants' plightPope Francis will make the first trip by a pontiff in 10 years to the tiny Mediterranean island nation of Malta in May, where he is expected to defend the rights of migrants trying to reach Europe.
Italy allows migrant rescue boat to dock after days stranded at seaA charity ship carrying hundreds of people rescued in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday it had received permission to dock in Italy as European governments tried to agree where the migrants should go.
Militants attack Syria's Banias refinery: oil ministryMilitants attacked Syria's Banias refinery near the Mediterranean coast, sending divers to plant explosives on underwater pipelines, Syria's oil ministry said on Monday.
Norway to take 600 Libya evacuees from Rwanda campNorway this year will take in 600 people evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centers, the Nordic country said on Wednesday as it sought to discourage the smuggling of refugees across the..
Israel opposes Turkey-Libya maritime border accordIsrael opposes an accord signed last month between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean, but the deal was unlikely to lead to a conflict with Turkey, Israel's..
Turkish drone lands on Turkish Cyprus for energy exploration: officialA Turkish drone meant to help seek hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean landed at an airport on the divided island of Cyprus on Monday, a Turkish official said, in a move that could further stoke..
Erdogan: Turkey and Libya can conduct joint explorations in eastern MedTurkey and Libya can carry out joint exploration operations in the eastern Mediterranean after the two sides signed a deal on maritime boundaries, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday after..
Greece hopes talks with Turkey's Erdogan will ease maritime frictionsGreece's prime minister will meet Turkey's president on Wednesday in an attempt to ease frictions over energy exploration and Ankara's deal with Libya on Mediterranean maritime zones, a government..
Turkey signs maritime boundaries deal with Libya amid exploration rowLibya's internationally recognized government and Turkey have signed an agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea that could complicate Ankara's disputes over energy exploration with..
Turkey and Libya sign deal on maritime zones in the MediterraneanTurkey and Libya's internationally recognized government have signed an agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea as well as a deal on expanded security and military cooperation, the..
I'd have rather died at sea than return to Libya, says rescued migrantAn African migrant recently rescued from a crowded dinghy drifting in the Mediterranean said he would have rather died at sea than return to Libya, highlighting the desperation driving the current wave..
"My Number was 453": One migrant shares his storyIbrahim Kondeh is one of thousands of African migrants who crossed the Mediterranean
Syria's oil minister says production unit in Banias refinery damaged in explosionAn explosion took place in one of the production units of Syria's Banias refinery near the Mediterranean coast during maintenance operations, Syria's oil minister said on Thursday.
Rescue ship with 104 migrants on board seeks help from EU nationsAn NGO which runs the Mediterranean rescue ship Ocean Viking, with 104 migrants onboard, called on European authorities on Monday to designate a safe disembarkation spot.
Hurricane-like "medicane" developing in MediterraneanSome areas may receive a year's worth of rain in one day
Italy retrieves seven bodies from October 7 migrant shipwreckItaly has recovered the bodies of a child and six other people from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, more than a week after a crowded migrant boat capsized off the coast of the island of Lampedusa.
U.S. warns Turkey over offshore drilling near CyprusThere are rules in exploring energy resources in the Mediterranean Sea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday, warning Turkey not to engage in drilling activity that is "illegal" and..
Pompeo says no country can hold Europe hostage in energy developmentsThe United States wants to ensure that rules govern exploration of energy sources in the Mediterranean Sea, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Athens on Saturday, adding that..
Death in the Mediterranean, The Battle AboveDesperation fuels the largest mass migration since WWII in which thousands have died trying to reach Europe by sea; then, David Martin gives a rare look at how a branch of the U.S. Air Force called..
Migrant, refugee death toll in Mediterranean tops 1,000 for 6th year: U.N.More than 1,000 migrants and refugees have died in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the sixth year in a row that this "bleak milestone" has been reached, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Five EU states agree migration deal, look for broader backingInterior ministers from five European Union countries said on Monday they had agreed a new scheme to distribute migrants saved from the Mediterranean in a deal aimed at relieving the pressure on..
Tehran says Iranian tanker unloaded cargo on Mediterranean coastAn Iranian tanker at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers has delivered its cargo after docking somewhere on the Mediterranean coast, Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted a Foreign..
Spain rescues almost 200 migrants in the MediterraneanAlmost 200 people were rescued attempting to make the dangerous crossing from North Africa to Spain on Monday, the coastguard said.
Spanish warship with migrants arrives in Spain after Italy rowA group of 15 rescued migrants arrived in Spain on board a Spanish warship on Friday after Italy refused to allow the rescue vessel that had picked them up in the Mediterranean Sea to dock at an..
Spanish warship picks up 15 migrants to fire political shotA Spanish warship collected 15 rescued migrants from an Italian port on Tuesday, having sailed halfway across the Mediterranean to fetch the small group in a high-profile maneuver that sharply..
Ocean Viking ship with 356 migrants on board to dock in Malta: FranceThe Ocean Viking ship which has been drifting in the Mediterranean for two weeks with rescued migrants on board will dock in Malta after six EU countries reached an agreement, France's interior..
Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoffTwo charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe's latest failure to deal with..
Captain of migrant rescue vessel refuses honor from ParisThe German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris's highest civilian award, accusing the city of hypocrisy over the treatment of..
Greece says it will not help Iranian tanker to reach SyriaGreece will not provide assistance in delivering oil to Syria to an Iranian tanker now sailing eastward through the Mediterranean, Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said on Wednesday.
U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: PompeoThe United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contravention of U.S. sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..
Spain offers ports to stranded migrant boat but chastises ItalySpain on Monday repeated its offer to allow 107 migrants stranded for more than two weeks in the Mediterranean to land in a Spanish port but it criticized Italy for barring them from coming ashore on..
No shellfire or bullets, but war still intrudes on tiny Syrian islandIn the years before Syria's war the boatmakers of Arwad used to sell their wooden vessels along the Mediterranean coast down to Lebanon and up to Turkey, but the trade has withered.
Spain says no deal with Italy on migrants, offers its portsThe Spanish government denied on Monday it had agreed with Italy to disembark the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean at a Spanish port in Mallorca, while reiterating its readiness to receive..
Spain and Italy deal to disembark migrants in Mallorca: Open ArmsSpain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on..
Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attemptAn Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have..