News and updates about Malta

EU foreign policy chief:

'Several countries will recognize a Palestinian state on May 21'

The comments by Josep Borrell follow a recent statement by Slovenia, Ireland, Malta and Spain that they had agreed to take steps to recognize a Palestinian state.

'Several countries will recognize a Palestinian state on May 21'

Israel's Foreign Ministry:

'Recognition of Palestinian state a reward to terrorism'

Israel’s Foreign Ministry criticizes plan by Ireland, Malta, Slovenia and Spain to recognize a Palestinian state, as the four countries announced last week.

'Recognition of Palestinian state a reward to terrorism'

Four European leaders:

'We're ready to recognize Palestine'

Prime Ministers of Ireland, Malta, Slovenia and Spain release joint statement, say they have agreed to take initial steps towards recognizing a Palestinian state.

'We're ready to recognize Palestine'

Malta demands to play Israel in a neutral country

Among the reasons given for moving the next UEFA game were violent fans, Israel's politics, and the security situation with the PA.

Malta demands to play Israel in a neutral country

Israelis killed in accidents in Malta and Thailand

50-year-old Israeli killed in diving accident at the Blue Lagoon. Another Israeli killed in car accident on the island of Phuket.

Israelis killed in accidents in Malta and Thailand

Malta:

Seven Syrians accused of encouraging terror in Europe

The seven, aged between 21 and 27, were arrested in an operation coordinated with Europol.

Seven Syrians accused of encouraging terror in Europe

Malta becomes first EU country to legalize cannabis

Malta becomes first European country to permit limited cultivation and possession of cannabis for recreational use.

Malta becomes first EU country to legalize cannabis

The Jewish Community in Malta

Being at the crossroads of different Mediterranean routes, Malta has been accommodating people from various cultures in its territory.

The Jewish Community in Malta

Interview with Maltese Jewish Community President

'It's not an easy country to live in, but we talk a lot about aliyah because Eretz Yisrael is center of whole Torah.'

Interview with Maltese Jewish Community President

Plane hijacking in Malta ends without injuries

Hijackers who pledged loyalty to former Libyan dictator free their hostages unharmed and surrender.

Plane hijacking in Malta ends without injuries

Passenger plane hijacked over Libya amid bomb threat

Jet carrying 118 people diverted to Malta in apparent hijacking as terrorists threaten to blow up the plane.

Passenger plane hijacked over Libya amid bomb threat

Video: Maltese Navy Rescues Capsize Victims

More than 200 survivors were pulled from the water when a ship carrying migrants sank October 11.

Video: Maltese Navy Rescues Capsize Victims

2 Libyan Air Force Colonels Seek Asylum in Malta

Two Libyan air force colonels piloting two Mirage jets arrived in Malta on Sunday, asking for political asylum.

2 Libyan Air Force Colonels Seek Asylum in Malta

Tourism Booms Between Israel and Malta

While Israeli tourism to Turkey is dying on the vine, the Republic of Malta is working on a new flight route to the Jewish State.

Tourism Booms Between Israel and Malta