Around 318 migrants in distress at sea between Sicily and the coast of Libya were rescued by an Icelandic navy ship taking part in an EU border patrol of the Mediterranean, Italian media reported Saturday.
The United Nations Security
Council is expected on Wednesday to slap an arms embargo on Eritrea
and impose targeted sanctions on its leaders for allegedly
aiding Somali rebels and threatening neighboring Djibouti.
Britain called Thursday for UN sanctions against the tiny Red Sea nation of Eritrea for supplying weapons to opponents of the transitional government in nearby Somalia in violation of a UN arms embargo.