World Bulletin / News Desk
Media reports earlier said that 45 migrants from Sub-Saharan African countries had drowned on Sunday after their boat sank off Morocco’s northern coast.
Local authorities in the provinces of Tangier, Tetouan and Al-Hoceima have also denied in a statement reports about the death of illegal migrants off the country’s coast.
According to the statement, a boat carrying 33 illegal migrants had drifted off the coast of Larache town, but the migrants were all rescued.
Morocco has become a hub for African migrants seeking to reach Europe for a better life. Thousands of migrants are trying to flee poverty and unrest in Africa each year via Morocco to Europe.
According to the International Organization for Migration, more than 1,000 illegal migrants have died in the Mediterranean since the beginning of 2018.
Israeli army frequently conducts wide-ranging arrest campaigns in the occupied West Bank
Probe by Israeli rights group B'Tselem concludes that intentional fatal shot was fired at the Palestinian paramedic.
"I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place," Trump said
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Roughly 80 percent of Iraq’s crude oil exports originate from oilfields in Basra province
Kerem Shalom is Gaza's only functioning commercial crossing
More than 130 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since March
Resources strained as thousand crossing into Canada from US
American Civil Liberties Union granted request to halt deportations for one week after reunification
Trump declared that US-Russian relations have turned a corner after a summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that he described as "open, direct and deeply productive".
Operation is aimed at restoring confidence after last year’s illegitimate poll on Kurdish regional independence
The U.S. State Department is negotiating a potential deal to sell Turkey the Raytheon Co Patriot missile defense system as an alternative to the Russian-made S-400 system Turkey has agreed to purchase, an official said on Monday.
ISIL still maintains a limited presence in northern and western Iraq
90 more migrants in critical condition found inside shipping containers