Tag: Armed Forces Of Malta

110 asylum-seekers in Maltese SAR disembark in Lampedusa

Alarm Phone condemned Malta’s lack of intervention, “putting their lives in danger for several hours.”

Group of 38 rescued and brought to Malta

38 people are being brought to safety in Malta after being rescued while on distress in Malta’s search-and-rescue area, a Home Affairs Ministry spokesperson has confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt.

Archbishop urges Armed Forces to shun racial prejudice and use compassion

Archbishop Charles J Scicluna urged the members of the Armed Forces of Malta to uphold the values which the country and its constitution are based upon, to shun racial prejudice and use compassion.

No information about some 50 asylum seekers in Maltese SAR

The spokesperson replied that she was neither informed about any rescue operation nor about any rubber boat in distress.

AFM denies ‘cocaine party’ took place

The Armed Forces of Malta has denied claims that a “cocaine party” was held at Lyster Barracks, stating that internal investigations confirmed that no illicit substances were consumed at the place of work.

AFM rescues group of 71 in Maltese SAR zone

A group of 71 asylum seekers which had been drifting in the Maltese search and rescue zone for hours was rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta on Sunday afternoon.

Woman drowns in Marsascala

A 70-year-old woman has lost her life after finding herself in difficulty whilst swimming in Marsascala on Tuesday morning.

Watch: 94 brought to Malta after lengthy ordeal at sea

A lengthy ordeal for a group of 94 asylum seekers who left Libya in a bid to reach Europe has finally come to an end after the Armed Forces of Malta rescued them and brought them to Malta.

97 asylum seekers rescued by AFM

The asylum seekers were brought in by the AFM on Sunday.

45 migrants stranded in Maltese waters; aid requested – Alarm Phone

A boat carrying 45 persons stranded in Malta’s SAR Zone is requesting aid from the Maltese authorities. This was stated by the...