Mediterranean intercepts 7.19 g/t gold over 11.10 metres in continued expansion of Tac resource mineralization



    VANCOUVER, Aug. 8 /CNW/ - Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MNR,
Frankfurt: MHM1) (the "Company") today announced additional drill hole results
in the Ugur and Karsibayir zones that further expands the mineralization
determined in the NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate announced February 7,
2007 for its Tac gold property in northeastern Turkey.
    By news release dated August 3, 2007, the Company announced an expanded
drill campaign at Tac from 5,000 metres to 10,000 metres that will further
expand on the gold and copper mineralization found in the existing resource
and lead to a significant update of the compliant resource estimate now
expected to be completed by March 31, 2008.
    A drill fence of three diamond drill holes, TD-110, TD-111 and TD-112
were drilled in the Ugur zone to the north of the gold corridor at Karsibayir
at 100 metre drill spacing to infill holes drilled in 2006 to give a combined
drill spacing of 50 metres. A fourth drill hole, TD-113, was drilled near the
centre of the T-6 to Karsibayir mineralized zone and approximately 200 metres
from the northeast extension of the zone. The results from these holes confirm
the northern extent of the gold and copper mineralization contained in the T-6
Valley to Karsibayir and will serve to enhance the metal values contained in
the volume of material considered in the resource estimate. Drill hole TD-110,
drilled to a depth of 251 metres returned significant gold and copper values
including an interval that returned 4.01 g/t gold and 0.11% copper over
12.40 metres. This interval included a bonanza grade of 120.00 g/t gold over
0.30 metres and 1.20% copper. Drill hole TD-111, drilled to a depth of 275
metres, returned significant gold and copper mineralization from a depth of 83
metres to end of hole at 271 metres. An interval at an approximate depth of
221 metres returned 7.19 g/t gold over 11.10 metres with 0.86% copper
including 39.96 g/t gold and 4.13% copper over 1.90 metres. Other intervals
closer to surface returned 65.23 g/t gold over 2.20 metres and 0.40% copper
including a bonanza gold grade of 142.5 g/t gold over 1.00 metre, 16.31 g/t
gold and 0.92% copper over 1.60 metres including 84.30 g/t gold and 2.88%
copper over 0.30 metres, and near surface, 12.15 g/t gold and 3.09% copper
over 0.70 metres. Drill hole TD-112, drilled to a depth of 191 metres,
returned metal values confirming the mineralization trend to the northeast.
Drill hole TD-113, drilled to a depth of 200 metres in the Karsibayir zone,
returned 3.97 g/t gold and 0.13% copper over 18.60 metres including 19.28 g/t
gold and 0.57% copper over 3.30 metres. Another interval returned a grade of
0.11% copper over 15.10 metres.
    Refer to the table below for detailed results and
http://www.medresources.ca/s/Maps.asp for a map of the Tac project area
showing the mineralized gold zones and drill hole locations.

    
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    Hole No.   Zone                From      To    Interval     Au       Cu
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                                    (m)      (m)      (m)     (g/t)    (ppm)
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    TD-110     Ugur                22.50    30.30     7.80     0.10     1093
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           and                     50.70    51.90     1.20     0.09     4078
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           and                     61.60    65.70     4.10     0.17     6369
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           and                     73.40    74.70     1.30     0.27     4270
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           and                     93.20    93.80     0.60     0.08    13300
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           and                    100.20   102.90     2.70     0.06     3966
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           and                    142.60   145.20     2.60     0.18     1318
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           and                    163.10   164.10     1.00     0.64      700
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           and                    168.30   171.30     3.00     0.12     1650
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           and                    174.40   178.20     3.80     0.13     2780
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           and                    189.00   189.40     0.40     0.79     6380
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           and                    227.00   239.40    12.40     4.01     1135
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        including                 227.00   227.30     0.30   120.00    12050
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        including                 231.70   239.40     7.70     1.38     1037
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           and                    244.30   245.60     1.30     0.29      240
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    TD-111     Ugur                83.40    83.80     0.40     0.11    76100
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           and                     84.70    85.40     0.70    12.15    30900
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           and                     87.90    89.60     1.70     0.05     2181
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           and                    143.60   143.80     0.20     1.54      600
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           and                    154.30   155.90     1.60    16.31     9210
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        including                 154.70   155.00     0.30    84.30    28800
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           and                    197.40   197.60     0.20     0.60     3020
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           and                    202.10   203.60     1.50     0.11     3012
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           and                    207.80   210.00     2.20    65.23     4035
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        including                 207.80   208.80     1.00   142.50      396
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           and                    210.80   217.60     6.80     0.46     1957
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           and                    221.60   232.70    11.10     7.19     8654
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        including                 222.30   224.20     1.90    39.96    41325
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           and                    243.00   251.70     8.70     1.35     2090
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           and                    264.10   264.30     0.20     0.30     6090
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           and                    271.30   271.50     0.20     0.65     4410
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    TD-112     Ugur                 0.00     1.50     1.50     0.55      327
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           and                     14.00    14.60     0.60     1.26     2350
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           and                     47.60    48.70     1.10     0.54      819
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           and                     54.00    55.50     1.50     0.47       62
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           and                     59.20    63.90     4.70     0.05      574
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           and                     67.40    68.80     1.40     0.03     1090
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           and                     71.70    73.50     1.80     0.51     9995
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           and                     75.10    78.70     3.60     0.10     1906
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           and                     79.10    79.30     0.20     0.56      296
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           and                     93.90    94.30     0.40     3.34     5010
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           and                    104.70   110.20     5.50     0.05     1529
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           and                    115.00   124.30     9.30     0.83     2506
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           and                    126.50   136.00     9.50     0.08     1961
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           and                    138.60   147.00     8.40     0.17     1068
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    TD-113     Karsibayir           0.00    12.50    12.50     0.50     1399
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           and                     22.00    24.70     2.70     0.37     2190
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           and                     41.40    44.20     2.80     0.35      524
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           and                     68.20    68.80     0.60     0.52     1730
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           and                     80.00    98.60    18.60     3.97    1,280
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        including                  82.50    84.80     2.30     2.95      117
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        including                  90.20    93.50     3.30    19.28     5731
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           and                    133.60   135.30     1.70     0.23     3004
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           and                    144.70   159.80    15.10     0.03     1077
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           and                    192.70   193.70     1.00     0.08     1574
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    Approximately 5,400 metres of drilling has been completed at Tac, with
the results of approximately 2,400 metres from 10 drill holes reported to
date. Assay results from approximately 3,000 metres of drilling from 11 drill
holes are pending. These results will be released as they become available.
The 10,000 metre drill campaign is expected to be completed by the end of
November, 2007 and an update of the NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate
expected by March 31, 2008.

    Dr. Peter Guest is the qualified person who has reviewed the data
indicated in this news release. The ALS Chemex Vancouver laboratory is using
standard fire assay and atomic absorption methods in performing all gold and
multi-element analyses. True widths of the narrow high grade veins reported
are indeterminable at this stage.

    About Mediterranean Resources Ltd.

    Mediterranean Resources Ltd. acquires and develops advanced stage mineral
properties of demonstrated potential. Currently the Company is actively
working on its two 100% owned properties in Turkey, Tac and Corak, that lie
along a common mineralized trend with Tac approximately 8 kilometres to the
northeast of Corak. These properties experienced more than US$4 million of
exploration by a major international mining company during the early 1990's
and US$3.1 million of exploration by the Company in 2006 which led to the
Company acquiring an undivided interest in them.
    During 2006, the Company outlined at the Tac Property a NI 43-101
compliant Indicated Resource of 773,313 ozs of gold and 34,220,429 lbs of
copper on an uncapped basis with average grades of 2.01 g/t gold and 0.13%
copper at a 1.0 g/t gold cut-off. The Company is conducting a 10,000 metre
drill program at Tac with the goal of updating the compliant resource estimate
by the first quarter, 2008. The Company is also carrying out a 20,000 metre
drill campaign at Corak with the goal of completing a NI 43-101 compliant
resource estimate also by the end of the first quarter, 2008. Please visit
www.medresources.ca for additional information.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.





For further information:

For further information: Peter J. Guest, President & CEO, (604)
669-3397; Jag S. Sandhu, VP Corporate Development, (604) 306-1950;
www.medresources.ca

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