A boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off the Libyan coast, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Saturday.
"The coast guards have rescued 17 of the illegal migrants," said Ay
A team of engineering students from Bahrain, who failed to succeed at a major solar powered boats competition, plans to put their skills to the test once again.
They represented Bahrain University at the Dong E
At least 60 African migrants and two Yemeni crew perished in the treacherous waters off Yemen's coast last weekend, in a boat sinking that has just come to light and is believed to be the deadliest there this year, the United Nations said on
Gulf Craft, a major manufacturer of luxury yachts and fiberglass boats, is showcasing its line-up of luxury super yachts, sports cruisers and leisure crafts in Doha.
Its newest super yacht models are bein
Sharjah-based boat builder Al Marakeb has posted a 45 per cent increase in sales last year against its figures in 2012.
The company, which specialises in manufacturing ocean-going vessels, has also reported a 71 per cent increase
At least 21 people were killed when a boat carrying tourists capsized in the Bay of Bengal near Port Blair in India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a report said.
The deaths were confirmed by an official of Nicobar, who also sa
Bahraini authorities have foiled an attempt to smuggle explosives and arms, some made in Iran and Syria, into the country by boat, the kingdom's public security chief said on Monday.
Bahrain has faced bouts of unrest since Feb
More than 7,000 migrants may have perished at sea or while crossing deserts trying to reach a safe haven this year, believed to be the deadliest on record, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.
IOM is an intergovernme
Italian navy and coast guard vessels rescued more than 700 migrants in waters between Sicily and North Africa overnight as an immigration crisis that has cost hundreds of lives this month showed no signs of abating.
Patrol boats c