Italy Rescues 910 Boat Migrants, Nearly 600 Saved Off Libya

MILAN/TRIPOLI, March 20 – Italy’s coast guard said more than 900 migrants were rescued in four separate operations in the Strait of Sicily on Saturday, while Libyan authorities said they had rescued nearly 600 migrants from four boats, one of which sank. A spokesman for Libyan naval forces, Ayoub Qassem, said the bodies of four

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Italy Agrees to Let Anti-Daesh Drones Depart From Sicily

ROME, Feb 23 – Italy has agreed to let armed drones take off from its soil to defend U.S.-led forces against Daesh in North Africa, an Italian defense ministry official said on Monday. The agreement covers only defensive missions and not offensive action, such as the attack on a suspected militant training camp in Sabratha,

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