Rabat - Over 100,000 migrants and refugees have arrived in Europe since January 2017 by crossing the Mediterranean, and 2,247 have died along the route or are missing, announced the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday.

Moroccan law enforcement thwarted an irregular migration attempt on Friday, September 30, at 3 am from the city of Saidia’s Plaisance port, northeastern Morocco.
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