Rescued migrants rest aboard the Ocean Viking on Friday. Reuters
Fifteen people were killed and 28 wounded after a minibus carrying migrants overturned in eastern Turkey on Thursday, the private news agency DHA reported.
Twelve people died after a boat carrying migrants sank off southwestern Turkey on Monday, the coastguard said.
The German captain of a migrant rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police boat against the quay.
Lebanon achieved independence on November 22, 1943, after 23 years under a French mandate, following an earlier wave of demonstrations that brought together the country's Christians and Muslims.
Israeli settlers attacked five villages in the occupied West Bank overnight, torching vehicles and olive trees, and leaving graffiti on the walls of homes, Palestinian officials said on Friday.
The weather on Saturday is expected to be fair to partly cloudy in general, especially over the sea and some eastern and western areas with a probability of some light rainfall, according to The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).