Tag: Malta

Malta foils secret repatriation of Polisario officials by Algeria’s airlines

May 4, 2022

A new scandal appears in the horizon for Algerian diplomacy after Maltese authorities aborted a mission to secretly repatriate Polisario officials, forcing an Algerian airlines ... Read More

Malta welcomes Morocco’s efforts to achieve settlement of Sahara issue

February 22, 2022

Malta welcomed, Tuesday in Rabat, the efforts undertaken by Morocco to achieve a mutually acceptable solution to the regional conflict over the Sahara. "We recognize ... Read More

Libya: Maltese armed forces escort migrant-held Turkish tanker to Maltese port

March 29, 2019

Maltese armed forces have managed to usher a Turkish tanker hijacked by migrants who left Libyan coasts to the port of the city of Senglea. ... Read More

Malta Seizes 11 Tons of Drug Coming from Syria, Destined to Libya

September 18, 2018

Four containers carrying 11 tons of cannabis resin have been seized in Malta while on their way from Syria to Libya. The shipment, discovered in ... Read More

Libya: US Treasury Slaps Sanctions on Oil Smugglers

February 27, 2018

The US Treasury has imposed new sanctions, including asset freeze, on several entities and individuals from Libya, Egypt and Malta believed involved in the smuggling ... Read More

Libya Asks EU for Armed Ships, Helicopters to Prevent Migrants’ Crossings to Europe

April 28, 2017

Libya’s UN-backed government has requested the EU to provide it with armed ships and helicopters to intercept and prevent migrants from making the risky journey ... Read More

Morocco Warns of Fish Stock Depletion in Mediterranean Due to Overfishing

March 30, 2017

Morocco’s Fisheries and Agriculture Minister Aziz Akhannouch warned of a looming depletion of fish stocks in the Mediterranean, which may negatively impact the living of ... Read More

Italy Creates €200-million Fund to Tackle Illegal Migration from Africa

February 2, 2017

Italy Wednesday announced it was setting up a fund allocated for African countries to upgrade the fight against illegal migration. Speaking in Rome, Italian Foreign ... Read More

Libya: Afriqiyah Flight Hijackers in Malta Face Terrorism Related Charges

December 27, 2016

The two Libyan hijackers who diverted Libyan Afriqiyah flight to Malta have been convicted for use of violence and terrorism related charges by Maltese authorities. ... Read More

Libya: GNA Turns Down EU’s Proposal to Build Migrant Camp on Libyan Soil

October 7, 2016

Libya’s UN-backed unity government Thursday rejected the European Union call for the creation of a migrant camp in Libya in a move to curb and ... Read More