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Gaza’s Youth, Lost at Sea

Gaza’s Youth, Lost at Sea

Gaza and Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Residents of the Gaza Strip are anxious about the whereabouts of their young relatives who fled Gaza earlier this month in the hope of finding a better life elsewhere. Their disappearance follows the tragic news that a large number...
Italy: 700 refugees saved at sea amid EU deadlock

Italy: 700 refugees saved at sea amid EU deadlock

Brussels,AP—European Union leaders on Friday failed to take new action to ease the plight of thousands of boat refugees trying to cross from North Africa. Italian vessels rescued another 700 migrants while the two-day EU summit was going on. The Italian coast guard...