Heart Health: Tips and Recipes to Help You Master the Mediterranean Diet

Imagine living along the Mediterranean Sea. Does it sound like a beautiful, out-of-touch dream?  While you may not be able to pack your bags and move to Greece, you can eat Mediterranean cuisine from the comfort of your own home. Named the best diet of 2023 by US News and World Report, the Mediterranean diet brings … Read more

Now eyeing a longer haul, the US reshuffles its warships in the Mediterranean

ON BOARD THE USS BATAAN — When attacks with missiles and drones surged in the Red Sea late last year, crewmembers of the USS Bataan worked round the clock to make sure they were shot down before reaching passing merchant vessels. Weeks later, they are still perfecting that operation in training and simulations, along with … Read more

Iran threatens Mediterranean closure over Gaza, without saying how

(Reuters) – An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said the Mediterranean Sea could be closed if the United States and its allies continued to commit “crimes” in Gaza, Iranian media reported on Saturday, without explaining how that would happen. Iran backs Hamas against Israel and it accuses the United States of backing what it calls Israeli … Read more

US military says 5 crew members died when an aircraft crashed over the Mediterranean

U.S. European Command says that five U.S. servicepeople were killed when a military aircraft crashed over the eastern Mediterranean Sea during a training mission ByThe Associated Press November 12, 2023, 11:49 AM BERLIN — Five U.S. servicepeople were killed when a military aircraft crashed over the eastern Mediterranean Sea during a training mission, U.S. European … Read more

An Ohio-class submarine, possibly equipped with ballistic missiles, has arrived in the Mediterranean

CENTCOM on Sunday confirmed an Ohio-class submarine has traveled to the Mediterranean Sea. Ohio-class submarines can be equipped with advanced ballistic or Tomahawk missiles. The sub was pictured appearing to sail through the Suez Canal in Egypt, which connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas. An Ohio-class submarine, a type of vessel which can be equipped … Read more

Leaders of European Union’s Mediterranean nations huddle in Malta to discuss migration

VALLETTA, Malta — The leaders of nine southern European Union countries met in Malta on Friday to discuss common challenges such as migration, the EU’s management of which has vexed national governments in Europe for years. The nations represented at the one-day huddle included host Malta, France, Greece, Italy, Croatia, Cyprus, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain. … Read more

Macron proposes limited autonomy for France’s Mediterranean island of Corsica

French President Emmanuel Macron is proposing granting limited autonomy for Corsica in a modest step toward nationalist sentiment on the Mediterranean island ByThe Associated Press September 28, 2023, 10:04 AM French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the Corsican Assembly in Ajaccio, as part of a three days visit in the southern French island of Corsica Thursday … Read more

Why thousands of migrants missing in the Mediterranean are never identified

Comment on this storyComment April is a beautiful month on the shores of the Mediterranean, as blossoms scent the breeze and seaside towns stir to life. But for Meron Estefanos, and others who monitor the migrant passage, spring also brings a sense of foreboding. “How many people are we going to lose this time,” Estefanos, … Read more

82 migrants lacking after lethal weekend of Mediterranean shipwrecks

Touch upon this storyComment BEIRUT — A minimum of 82 individuals are believed to be lacking and 10 have been discovered lifeless after three ships capsized within the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend, the newest maritime tragedy to happen alongside the perilous path taken by 1000’s of determined migrants yearly. Two different shipwrecks off the … Read more