Melilla (Spain)

Type: City
Name: Melilla (Spain)
Country: Spain
Latitude: 35.299999
Longitude: -2.95
population: 66,419
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Migrants Say Storming of Spanish Border Fences Is Carefully Coordinated

Photo More than 1,000 migrants tried to breach the defenses at Melilla - one of two Spanish enclaves, along with Ceuta, that provide the only land borders between Europe and Africa, on Wednesday. Credit Francisco G. Guerrero/European Pressphoto Agency ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Near 1,000 migrants attempt to storm frontier between Melilla, Morocco

Around a thousand sub-Saharan migrants made an unsuccessful attempt to storm the wire guarding the frontier between the Spanish enclave of Melilla and Morocco on Wednesday morning.The attempt took place at around 4 am according to Spanish media and provoked ... [Published China.org.cn - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Spain: 1000-migrants assault repelled at Melilla

(ANSAmed) - MADRID, JULY 23 - A thousand migrants attempted anew assault Wednesday at dawn on the border of Melilla, theSpanish enclave in Morocco, police sources said.Their 4:00am attempt to climb the double-protection barrierwas repelled by anti-intrusion ... [Published Ansamed - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Gender-based differences in the high-risk sexual behaviours of young people aged 15-29 in Melilla ...

Research confirms the existence of gender-based differences regarding the high-risk sexual behaviour (non-use of condoms and casual partners) of young men and women. The objectives were to provide evidence for this association; to analyse the reasons ... [Published 7thSpace - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Southern Europe

Greece. A strawberry grower and three foremen went on trial in June 2014, charged with grievous bodily harm to 28 Bangladeshis who were injured when they were shot while protesting unpaid wages in April 2013. The 28 injured Bangladeshis were given temporary ... [Published Migration News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Photos: See How Families Break Their Ramadan Fast

, shows a Syrian refugee family waiting to break their fast, top, and their meal, bottom, during the holy month of Ramadan, next to the Temporary Centre for Immigrants in the Spanish enclave of Melilla, Spain. ... [Published ABC News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking the Fast: Ramadan Feasts on Four Continents

A Syrian refugee family waits to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan, next to the Temporary Centre for Immigrants in the Spanish enclave of Melilla, Spain on July 8. The family is from Aleppo, Syria, and they arrived to Melilla about four ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Reportage: European-born radicals worry Maghreb

As people flock to mosques during the holy month, many of the estimated five million Moroccans living overseas are calling for more imams in their host countries - preferably ones from home."No one is better placed than Moroccan imams to properly explain ... [Published Magharebia - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Over a thousand Syrians entered Spain using forged documents

Over a thousand illegal Syrian immigrants have infiltrated the city of Melilla, a semi-autonomous region in the north-east of Morocco held under Spanish sovereignty, during the first six months of this year, the private Spanish news agency EFE reported ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Spain: Morocco says at least 20 injured in fighting between migrants

Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Cameroon, Mali, Morocco, Spain 07/06/2014 18:40 GMT RABAT, July 6, 2014 (AFP) - Fighting between African migrants in Morocco near the Spanish enclave of Melilla left at least 20 people injured on Sunday, local authorities ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Spanish population continues to fall as result of economic crisis

Spanish population continues to fall as result of economic crisisContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.MADRID, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The number of people living in Spain continues to fall as a result of economic crisis, the Spanish National Institute of Statistics ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

500 illegal immigrants failed to breach Spain's Melilla border

The Spanish and Moroccan authorities yesterday thwarted attempts by 500 African migrants to illegally enter the city of Melilla, a semi-autonomous region in the north-east of Morocco held under Spanish sovereignty, the Spanish Civil Guard reported on ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jun 30 2014]

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"No one is better placed than Moroccan imams to properly explain the precepts of tolerance and moderation to overseas Moroccans and convince them" says sociologist Jamila Chami
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Migrants Say Storming of Spanish Border Fences ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Near 1,000 migrants attempt to storm frontier b... [Published China.org.cn - 10 hours ago]
Spain: 1000-migrants assault repelled at Melilla [Published Ansamed - 15 hours ago]
Gender-based differences in the high-risk sexua... [Published 7thSpace - 19 hours ago]
Southern Europe [Published Migration News - Jul 22 2014]
Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syria... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 22 2014]
Photos: See How Families Break Their Ramadan Fast [Published ABC News - Jul 21 2014]
Breaking the Fast: Ramadan Feasts on Four Conti... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 21 2014]
Reportage: European-born radicals worry Maghreb [Published Magharebia - Jul 18 2014]
Spain Business Brief - Tuesday July 15 2014 [Published Typically Spanish - Jul 15 2014]
Syrian refugees in Egypt determined to get to E... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 15 2014]
Spain`s King Felipe VI begins first visit to Mo... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 14 2014]
Amnesty International Wants EU to Relax Border ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
The Police and the Guardia Civil are investigat... [Published Typically Spanish - Jul 10 2014]
Spain spent 32 times more on border control tha... [Published Ansamed - Jul 09 2014]
Returned Jihadi arrested in Luxembourg in joint... [Published PDG - Jul 08 2014]
Over a thousand Syrians entered Spain using for... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jul 08 2014]
Spain: Morocco says at least 20 injured in figh... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 07 2014]
Morocco Says At Least 20 Injured in Fighting be... [Published Naharnet - Jul 06 2014]
'ROBUST ACTION' PLEA ON GIBRALTAR [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 03 2014]
MPs tell British Government to ‘get off the fen... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Jul 01 2014]
Jihadist Returnees From Syria – A Very Serious ... [Published PipeLineNews.org - Jul 01 2014]
Foreign Affairs Committee report urges the UK t... [Published GBC Television - Jul 01 2014]
XINHUA - Spanish population continues to fall a... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 30 2014]
Spanish population continues to fall as result ... [Published Individual.com - Jun 30 2014]
500 illegal immigrants failed to breach Spain's... [Published Middle East Monitor - Jun 30 2014]
21 Pictures That Show The Scale Of Europe's Mig... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jun 26 2014]
Purgatory of Melilla: African immigrants’ hard ... [Published Russia Today - Jun 26 2014]
Spain’s Exclaves Prove to Be Security Boon as W... [Published World Politics Review - Jun 25 2014]
Time to end the EU’s left-to-die policy [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 25 2014]
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Amnesty International Wants EU to Relax Border ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
Amnesty International has revealed its pro-immigration prejudice by criticising member states of the European Union for spending hundreds of millions of euros trying to build effective border control. In a report published this week, Amnesty ...
Spain: Morocco says at least 20 injured in figh... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 07 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Cameroon, Mali, Morocco, Spain 07/06/2014 18:40 GMT RABAT, July 6, 2014 (AFP) - Fighting between African migrants in Morocco near the Spanish enclave of Melilla left at least 20 people injured on Sunday, local authorities ...
The desperate, brave faces of Europe's secret c... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Jun 08 2014]
This is Peter Hitchens’ Mail on Sunday columnWe are ignoring a European crisis that is going to change all our lives irreversibly and for ever. It is the huge, tragic surge of African migrants across the Mediterranean.Once inside the borderless European ...
Analysis: Blowback from the Syrian jihad has begun [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 04 2014]
As the Obama administration seeks to invest more heavily in training and arming 'vetted, moderate' rebels in Syria's three-year civil war, a conflict that has already claimed over 150,000 lives and drawn the largest-ever concentration of foreign jihadists, ...
Analysis: Blowback from the Syrian jihad has begun [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jun 04 2014]
As the Obama administration seeks to invest more heavily in training and arming 'vetted, moderate' rebels in Syria's three-year civil war, a conflict that has already claimed over 150,000 lives and drawn the largest-ever concentration of foreign jihadists, ...
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