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Debaiba welcomes Maltese PM, hold joints press conference 

Libya's Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Debibah today welcomed the arrival of his Maltese counterpart Robert Abela in a further show of support from the European Union for Libya's new government and the country's new state of change. The…

Malta to reopen Libyan consulate and commence issuing visas

Libya's Interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Debiba held a meeting with Maltese Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, Evarist Bartolo to discuss bilateral relations between their respective government and ongoing developments in Libya.…

Massive cocaine shipment stopped on the way to Libya

Discovery of a record-breaking amount of cocaine was made at the Freeport with the illicit drug being smuggled within pallets carrying cooking oil. The 612kg worth of cocaine was intercepted by Maltese customs on their way to Libya from…

Libya, Malta inaugurate immigration coordination center

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord Fayez Al-Serraj arrived in Malta on Monday and was welcomed by Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo and Minister for Home Affairs,…

Libya, Malta ink MoU to combat illegal migration

Libya signed a memorandum of understanding with Malta on Thursday for combating illegal migration and consolidating bilateral relations. The signing came during a visit by Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela to Tripoli in which he…

Malta signs secret migrants’ interception deal with Libya

Malta's armed forces have started cooperating with Libya's coastguard to turn back migrant boats heading into Malta's search and rescue zone, Times of Malta newspaper reported on Sunday, citing a secret government deal. Under the terms…

40 migrants rescued by German NGO disembarked in Malta

40 migrants aboard a German NGO rescue ship arrived in Malta Sunday after Italy refused to let them land and a distribution agreement was made between several EU countries. The Alan Kurdi ship, run by charity Sea-Eye, had rescued the…

Malta mulling reopening embassy in Libya’s Tripoli

Malta's ambassador to Libya Charles Saliba on Tuesday said the Maltese government was willing to return its embassy to the capital Tripoli. The ambassador made his remarks during a meeting with the UN-backed Deputy Prime Minister of…