Rescued migrants wait at a Red Crescent centre in Zarzis on Saturday. Associated Press
Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday.
The death of several migrants, mostly from Bangladesh, when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea after it left Libya hoping to reach Europe, brings to the fore the continuing plight of migrants.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s announcement that six European Union (EU) countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking is a welcome development that has helped resolve the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterranean.
The National Meteorological Centre (NMC) expected the country would experience light to moderate rain as of Monday to Wednesday.
The Hope Probe will carry with it the UAE Nation Brand’s logo and its accompanying slogan, ‘Make it Happen’, when the spacecraft built by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre takes off for Mars later this year.
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality, during 2020 And 2021, is implementing a number of projects of irrigation tanks, improving irrigation facilities, equipping and rehabilitating pedestrian walkways, developing cosmetic plantations, installing recreational games, developing residential gardens, and improving open areas in residential areas within Abu Dhabi Island.