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Dozens of migrants land in Malta after sea rescue

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A group of around 70 migrants, all men, landed in Malta on Tuesday after they were rescued in the Mediterranean. The Home Affairs Ministry confirmed...

US imposes Libya-related sanctions on individuals, company

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The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three individuals and a Malta-based company, accusing them of acting as a network of smugglers and...

Malta exits EU Mediterranean patrols

Malta told its European Union partners it would no longer take part in a new Mediterranean mission to stop arms reach warring factions in...

Malta refuses migrant ship permission to port

Malta plans to keep 57 rescued migrants aboard a private ship anchored outside territorial waters until the European Union finds a way to rehouse...

Malta wants EU aid for Libya

Malta is calling for a 100 million euro European Union aid package to avert a humanitarian disaster among people fleeing Libya, where violence worsend...

Quarantine for migrants in Malta

A thousand African migrants were placed under mandatory quarantine on Sunday after an outbreak of COVID-19 and their camp in the south of Malta...

Malta rescues migrants

A group of 112 North African migrants was rescued from a sinking dinghy and landed in Malta supervised by troops in protective clothing against...

Malta and Libya co-operating on migrants

Malta’s armed forces are co-operating with Libya’s coastguard to turn back migrant boats heading to Malta’s search and rescue zone, a newspaper reported, citing...

Malta to take 90 migrants

Malta will accept 90 migrants rescued by an Italian coastguard vessel in its search and rescue zone, defusing a stand-off with the new Italian...

Migrants can disembark in Malta

Malta will let five Tunisian migrants stranded on the migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi disembark after two European Union countries agreed to take them...

Migrants make it to Malta

A group of 40 migrants rescued by a German charity ship landed in Malta and will be taken care off by European Union member...

Migrants rescued by Maltese armed forces

Malta’s armed forces rescued nearly 400 migrants in four separate sea operations and brought them ashore on the small Mediterranean island, the military said. A...

Malta rescues migrants

A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and brought them to Malta on...

Migrant ship’s master fined by Malta court

The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros (8,679 pounds) by a Maltese court after being found guilty of entering...

UN wants Malta to drop terrorism charges against teenage migrants

The United Nations human rights office called on Malta to drop terrorism charges against three African teenage migrants arrested for hijacking a small commercial...

Mediterranean migrant stand-off

Four European Union countries agreed to take 64 African migrants rescued by German ship Alan Kurdi and stranded at sea for almost two weeks,...

Teenagers charged with ship hijacking

Three teenage migrants were charged in a Maltese court with hijacking a small commercial tanker that rescued them and others off Libya. The three, who...

Migrant rescue off Lampedusa

Eighty-seven migrants on a wood boat were rescued off the Italian island of Lampedusa and are due to go to Malta, officials said. Malta armed...

Bail for Libyan arrested for 2016 hijacking

A Maltese court granted bail to one of two men arrested ibn 2016 for hijacking after a passenger plane was forced to land in...

Migrants disembark in Malta

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Forty-nine migrants disembarked in Malta after spending over two weeks on board rescue ships, ending a stand-off in which European Union countries had refused...

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